The Cancer Institute unites physicians, nurses and researchers from the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the University of Mississippi in the quest to stop cancer through:
Adult and pediatric physicians see more than 2,000 new patients annually and follow more than 5,800 survivors. Cancer teams see many people with rare or complex care needs.
Monday, June 4, 2018
The American Cancer Society, citing more colorectal cancer in young people, is recommending people at average risk start screening for colorectal cancer at age 45. Detecting the cancer earlier would save more lives.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
It’s come full circle for Jessica Dobbins, who has admitted patients receiving a bone marrow or stem cell transplant and who now works with pediatric doctors who offer this therapy. She was a match for someone who needed the life-saving procedure.
Colorectal cancer experts embrace ACS call for earlier screening
Published on Monday, June 4, 2018
UMMC employee donates stem cells to perhaps save a life
Published on Thursday, May 31, 2018
CI leader participates in cancer discussion at Vatican
Published on Monday, May 21, 2018
New process shortens time to breast reconstruction
Published on Thursday, May 3, 2018
Oral cancer patient fights to earn 'Survivor' title
Published on Monday, April 16, 2018
Medicine chair urges DOM researchers to support clinical trials
Published on Thursday, April 12, 2018
UMMC researcher asks colleagues to heed screening call
Published on Thursday, March 22, 2018
Interdisciplinary teams meet regularly to review each new patient’s case and recommend the best treatment for each individual. Doctors here see many unusual and complex cases.
The Cancer Institute offers the state’s only residency and fellowship programs for professionals seeking a career in cancer care.
Researchers and physicians at UMMC and at the University of Mississippi are working together to seek new and better ways to prevent, detect and treat cancer.
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