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, November 15, 2021
When 55 percent of eligible Mississippians were screened for colorectal cancer in 2014, a grassroots organization vowed to up that percentage to 70 percent by 2020. Today, founders of the 70X2020 Colorectal Cancer Screening Initiative can claim victory – but Mississippi is far from finished with the battle to prevent colorectal cancer.. Read More
Monday, October 25, 2021
Centers with the designation are fully accredited in all American College of Radiology breast-imaging programs and modules including the ACR mammography accreditation program, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound, ultrasound-guided breast biopsy and breast MRI. Read More
It’s official: 70 percent of eligible Mississippians screened for colorectal cancer by 2020
Published on Monday, November 15, 2021
UMMC earns ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence honors
Published on Monday, October 25, 2021
Research awards mark faculty, staff funding achievements
Brodell tapped to lead American Dermatological Association
Published on Monday, September 13, 2021
UMMC Grenada cancer services offer options closer to home
Published on Monday, May 3, 2021
Facial reanimation surgery offers something to smile about
Published on Monday, March 29, 2021
Second chance at life: Surgeons rebuild cancer patient’s jaw
Published on Monday, March 15, 2021
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.