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, August 23, 2018
Medical thoracoscopy provides relief for those who suffer with effusions, or an unusually large amount of fluid around the lungs that can result in coughing, trouble breathing, chest pain and fever. The minimally invasive procedure generally performed at academic medical centers is now available at UMMC after a 15-year hiatus. Read More
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Dr. Laura Newman may be a new faculty member in pediatrics at UMMC, but she knows the campus well. Through medical school, residency and fellowship, the Greenville native has been a part of the Medical Center campus for about a decade. Read More
Procedure eases complications related to fluid around lungs
Published on Thursday, August 23, 2018
Dr. Laura Newman treats young hematology, oncology patients at alma mater
Published on Thursday, August 16, 2018
Mohs surgery leaves few signs of melanoma
Published on Monday, August 6, 2018
Collier to head Children’s Cancer Center
Published on Thursday, July 12, 2018
Children's Cancer Center sees growth, anticipates changes
Published on Monday, July 9, 2018
Colorectal cancer experts embrace ACS call for earlier screening
Published on Monday, June 4, 2018
UMMC employee donates stem cells to perhaps save a life
Published on Thursday, May 31, 2018
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.