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Marilyn Triplett, left, a multiple myeloma patient, talks to Dr. Stephanie Elkins, professor of hematology and oncology and head of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the UMMC CCRI.

UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute boasts new name, strong goals

Monday, April 22, 2019

To better reflect its roles in providing cancer care to patients; researching better ways to detect, deter and defeat cancer; and educating Mississippi oncology professionals in providing state-of-the-art cancer therapies, the UMMC Cancer Institute has changed its name to the UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute. Read More

Harman Kaur, left, a third-year medical student, demonstrates the application of a standard tourniquet with assistance from Judy Gregory, Department of Surgery manager of business operations.

When seconds count, 'Stop the Bleed' can save a life

Thursday, April 18, 2019

When someone suffers a deep wound, he or she could die from blood loss in less than five minutes. But a bystander to a disaster or accident can step in and save the bleeding victim's life. A group of UMMC medical students is educating the public on using standard or makeshift tourniquets as part of the national 'Stop the Bleed' initiative. Read More

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