The Cancer 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.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
The Gertrude C. Ford Foundation Hope Lodge, which will provide lodging, meals and transportation to patients receiving cancer care and treatment in the Jackson area, officially opens today. Located across State Street from the Medical Center, the Lodge can remove the barriers Mississippians that live many miles away from Jackson-area cancer providers face. Read More
Monday, March 25, 2019
Using telehealth technology, the UMMC Cancer Institute’s Bone Marrow Transplant Unit staff can detect issues before they become critical. Patients who have returned home have found the daily contact reassuring. The program is leading to better outcomes and fewer days in the hospital. Read More
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
Jeopardy! competitor, UMMC experts lend perspective to host's diagnosis
Published on Monday, March 11, 2019
Opening Phase 1 adult cancer trials offers patients more options
Published on Monday, February 25, 2019
Stem cell donation is start of Staursky’s overall plan
Published on Tuesday, February 12, 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 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.