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, September 9, 2019
Painful sore throats had been a lifelong problem for Laurel resident Greg Meadows, but a throat cancer diagnosis meant surgery to remove a malignancy in a hard-to-reach area. Instead of cutting through his jaw to access his throat, UMMC surgeons used a flexible robotic device with an attached scope to go through his mouth and wind around to reach the affected area. Read More
Monday, August 12, 2019
Genetic testing is becoming a force in health care, promising to reveal exactly who is at risk of certain inherited diseases, enabling earlier, life-saving diagnoses and treatment, and more. At UMMC, its impact, now and for the future, has been acknowledged with the creation of the Division of Medical Genetics and Precision Medicine under the direction of Dr. Joe Maher. Read More
Robotic device gives surgeons more flexibility to treat head, neck cancers
Published on Monday, September 9, 2019
Stefanek joins CCRI
Published on Wednesday, August 28, 2019
New division to expand genetic testing as a health care force
Published on Monday, August 12, 2019
U.S. News lists UMMC's cancer program among tops in nation
Published on Monday, August 5, 2019
UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute boasts new name, strong goals
Published on Monday, April 22, 2019
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
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.