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, July 10, 2023
When reflecting on his family’s history of cancer and the difficulties they faced, the relationships Dr. Rodney Rocconi develops with patients become personal. He believes economic, mortality and racial health disparities serve as monumental obstacles for patients, so his life’s work focuses on addressing and overcoming these inequalities. Read More
Monday, March 27, 2023
UMMC Cancer Center & Research Institute team of committed doctors, nurses, staff and volunteers join forces to provide free breast, cervical and oral cancer screenings for women at latest See, Test and Treat event. The vital effort empowers women through education on prevention and follow-up health care. Read More
Early supporter of Children’s cancer center makes $1M donation toward renovations
Published on Monday, July 17, 2023
Dr. Rodney Rocconi: Ole Miss alumnus returns home to lead call to arms to improve cancer care
Published on Monday, July 10, 2023
Pediatric cancer, blood treatments move temporarily to Wiser to make room for renovations
Published on Monday, April 3, 2023
See, Test & Treat: Powerful preventative and educational tool to combat cancer
Published on Monday, March 27, 2023
Significant renovations coming for Children’s of Mississippi’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Published on Thursday, November 3, 2022
IORT surgery: Eliminate cancer, spare healthy tissue
Published on Monday, October 31, 2022
People of the U: Scott Berry
Published on Monday, October 3, 2022
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.