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Jarques Jones, 12, of Magee is a trooper as he receives an HPV vaccine from Pam Whittington, L.P.N.

UMMC experts: Raising recommended HPV vaccine age range could save lives

Thursday, October 18, 2018

When the Food and Drug Administration first approved Gardasil as a vaccine against human papillomavirus, it targeted preteens through age 26. The FDA has raised that ceiling to 45 for both men and women, giving many thousands more who receive the immunization a much greater chance of averting a number of cancers, especially cervical cancer in women. Read More

Among the several UMMC faculty using elastin-like polypeptides to study new ways to treat disease are, from left, Dr. Lee Bidwell, Dr. Alejandro Chade, Dr. Drazen Raucher, Dr. Eric George, Dr. Amol Janorkar and Dr. Parminder Vig.

Medical Center among ELP research, patent leaders

Monday, October 1, 2018

UMMC now holds five patents associated with elastin-like polypeptides, a versatile family of synthetic molecules that could change how diseases are treated. The efforts of multiple UMMC faculty members have resulted in a portfolio of ELP-related intellectual property that is one of the largest in the United States. Read More

Morgan joins lung, GI cancer teams

Dr. Dennis “Bubba” Morgan, a longtime medical oncologist, has joined the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Cancer Institute faculty.

Published on Wednesday, September 26, 2018

American Cancer Society honors Ruckdeschel with St. George Award

UMMC Cancer Institute director received praise for his years of work with the American Cancer Society to further patient therapies and support the organization's research and patient care efforts.

Published on Friday, September 21, 2018

Procedure eases complications related to fluid around lungs

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.

Published on Thursday, August 23, 2018

Dr. Laura Newman treats young hematology, oncology patients at alma mater

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.

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

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

Published on Thursday, March 22, 2018

Milner to co-direct Cancer Institute BMT Service, head CAR-T Service

Published on Thursday, March 22, 2018

Cancer Institute names Orr chair of Interdisciplinary GI program

Published on Monday, February 26, 2018

Payne appointed to national certification committee

Published on Monday, February 26, 2018

Otolaryngology team's protocol earns national award

Published on Thursday, February 1, 2018

Photos: Free screenings offer chance to catch, halt cancer

Published on Monday, January 29, 2018

Newsman anchored in attitude, not cancer

Published on Thursday, January 25, 2018

Cancer survivor urges others to get breast, cervical cancer screenings

Published on Thursday, January 11, 2018

Wigs help women leap one of cancer’s obstacles

Published on Monday, December 11, 2017