Cancer Institute

  • Locations

    Members of the Cancer Institute do research and practice in multiple locations.

    • Cancer Research, UMMC main campus
      Scientists do much of their cancer-related laboratory research on the sixth and seventh floors of the brand new Guyton Research Building. Many others also conduct research in biochemistry, pharmacology, anatomy, microbiology/immunology, pathology and radiology labs across the UMMC campus.
    • Cancer Research, University of Mississippi Oxford campus
      The Cancer Institute’s Cancer Drug Discovery Core is part of the National Center for Natural Products Research in the Thad Cochran Research Center in Oxford. Other researchers in multiple departments in Oxford also conduct cancer research.
    • University of Mississippi Medical Center
      University Cancer Care teams offer in-patient treatment to adults and children in UMMC hospitals.
    • Jackson Medical Mall
      The UMMC Cancer Institute at Jackson Medical Mall is home to clinics where doctors see patients, a Breast Imaging Center, an oncology suite where patients receive chemotherapy and other cancer-fighting drugs, a radiation oncology suite where doctors provide radiation therapy and a radiology suite with UMMC's PET/CT scanner, one of only a few in the world.
      The Medical Mall also is home to the ACT Center for Tobacco, Treatment, Education and Research, offices that are part of the Otolaryngology's Department's Division of Oral Oncology and Biobehavioral Medicine as well University Hospitals and Clinics Ambulatory Services.
    • Batson Children's Hospital
      Children's Cancer Center is on the ground floor of the state's only hospital for children.

    Additional locations where Cancer Institute doctors can see patients:

    • Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants
    • UP - Grants Ferry
    • UP Womens' Specialty Care at Mirror Lake
    • UP Pavilion