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, August 12, 2019
Genetic testing is becoming a force in health care, promising to reveal exactly who is at risk of certain inherited diseases, enabling earlier, life-saving diagnoses and treatment, and more. At UMMC, its impact, now and for the future, has been acknowledged with the creation of the Division of Medical Genetics and Precision Medicine under the direction of Dr. Joe Maher. Read More
Monday, August 5, 2019
After reviewing data from 885 cancer treatment centers nationwide, U.S. News and World Report placed the UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute’s patient program among the top 10 percent in the nation. Read More
New division to expand genetic testing as a health care force
Published on Monday, August 12, 2019
U.S. News lists UMMC's cancer program among tops in nation
Published on Monday, August 5, 2019
UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute boasts new name, strong goals
Published on Monday, April 22, 2019
SON, NIH team up to reduce cervical cancer in Mississippi
Published on Thursday, April 11, 2019
Hope Lodge goal: Patients more focused on their cancer fight
Published on Thursday, March 28, 2019
Maihle joins UMMC Cancer Institute
Published on Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Touching base daily by telehealth helps BMT patients recover more quickly
Published on Monday, March 25, 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.