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, January 11, 2021
Ovarian cancer, which kills more women than any other type of female reproductive cancer, is difficult to treat and often detected too late. Because it occurs relatively infrequently, it is also difficult to research. But a UMMC scientist is leading a community of researchers bound to turn up the volume on a furtive disease that is all but silent. Read More
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Dr. William Russel “Rusty” Robinson has joined the University of Mississippi Medical Center Cancer Center and Research Institute as a professor in gynecologic oncology and hematology/oncology and to lead its cancer clinical trials program. Read More
Award lets researchers escalate war on ‘disease that whispers’
Published on Monday, January 11, 2021
Skin Cancer Center offers expert care for common cancers
Published on Monday, July 6, 2020
Robinson to lead CCRI clinical trials program
Published on Thursday, May 28, 2020
In midst of pandemic, UMMC continues taking care of patients
Published on Monday, April 20, 2020
Those at higher COVID-19 complication risk should note these tips
New name reflects ongoing mission for pediatric hem-onc center
Published on Thursday, March 12, 2020
People of the U: Lacie Matherne
Published on Monday, February 24, 2020
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.