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.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Dr. Marcus Zachariah, a member of the CCRI Interdisciplinary Brain and CNS care team and a researcher, is co-lead author of a landmark study on breast cancer brain metastasis, “HIF1A signaling selectively supports proliferation of breast cancer in the brain” recently published in the Nature Communications journal.
Monday, May 3, 2021
For those undergoing chemotherapy or immunotherapy infusions, traveling hours for care can cause stress and inconvenience. Cancer patients in the Grenada region now have a number of treatment options close to home delivered by a dedicated UMMC team that includes physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists and laboratory staff. Read More
Brodell tapped to lead American Dermatological Association
Published on Monday, September 13, 2021
Factors needed for breast cancer metastasis identified
Published on Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Cardio-Oncology clinic brings care to outpatients
Published on Wednesday, May 26, 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
People of the U: Vani Vijayakumar
Published on Thursday, February 25, 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.