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.
Monday, May 21, 2018
The UMMC Cancer Institute's director was among the cancer researchers, physicians, entrepreneurs, religious leaders, media and other invited to attend the Fourth International Vatican Conference, which included a discussion about the promises and hurdles posed by new advances in cancer therapies.
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Breast cancer patients who qualify may choose to use a new type of tissue expander that uses air and can be operated from home, negating the need for weekly doctor visits, said Dr. Ben McIntyre, UMMC plastic surgeon.
CI leader participates in cancer discussion at Vatican
Published on Monday, May 21, 2018
New process shortens time to breast reconstruction
Published on Thursday, May 3, 2018
Oral cancer patient fights to earn 'Survivor' title
Published on Monday, April 16, 2018
Medicine chair urges DOM researchers to support clinical trials
Published on Thursday, April 12, 2018
UMMC researcher asks colleagues to heed screening call
Published on Thursday, March 22, 2018
Jefferson to lead Head and Neck cancer program
Milner to co-direct Cancer Institute BMT Service, head CAR-T Service
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.
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