The Cancer Center and Research 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, October 21, 2019
UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute experts say detecting breast cancer early is key to surviving the disease, but a lack of insurance coverage can be a barrier to care. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, mammograms are helping women get the screenings they need. Read More
Monday, September 9, 2019
Painful sore throats had been a lifelong problem for Laurel resident Greg Meadows, but a throat cancer diagnosis meant surgery to remove a malignancy in a hard-to-reach area. Instead of cutting through his jaw to access his throat, UMMC surgeons used a flexible robotic device with an attached scope to go through his mouth and wind around to reach the affected area. Read More
Efforts to increase colorectal cancer screening in MS yield positive results
Published on Thursday, December 5, 2019
Cancer programs add cardio-oncology services for patients at risk
Published on Monday, November 11, 2019
Breast cancer screenings can save lives
Published on Monday, October 21, 2019
UMMC surgeons take on new roles
Published on Thursday, September 19, 2019
Hilal joins CCRI hematology team
Robotic device gives surgeons more flexibility to treat head, neck cancers
Published on Monday, September 9, 2019
Stefanek joins CCRI
Published on Wednesday, August 28, 2019
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 Center and Research 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.