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Hilal joins CCRI hematology team

Thursday, September 19, 2019

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UMMC surgeons take on new roles

Thursday, September 19, 2019

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Robotic device gives surgeons more flexibility to treat head, neck cancers

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.

Published on Monday, September 9, 2019

Stefanek joins CCRI

Dr. Michael Stefanek has joined the UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute as head of its Cancer Control, Epidemiology and Disparities Program.

Published on Wednesday, August 28, 2019

New division to expand genetic testing as a health care force

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.

Published on Monday, August 12, 2019

U.S. News lists UMMC's cancer program among tops in nation

After reviewing data from 885 cancer treatment centers nationwide, U.S. News and World Report placed the UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute’s patient program among the top 10 percent in the 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

Maihle joins UMMC Cancer Institute

Published on Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Touching base daily by telehealth helps BMT patients recover more quickly

Published on Monday, March 25, 2019

Jeopardy! competitor, UMMC experts lend perspective to host's diagnosis

Published on Monday, March 11, 2019

Stem cell donation is start of Staursky’s overall plan

Published on Tuesday, February 12, 2019

New committee’s goal: Improve cancer care through communication

Published on Monday, December 17, 2018

Ruckdeschel named to Lung Roundtable

Published on Friday, November 30, 2018

Gibert joins UMMC Cancer Institute

Published on Friday, November 30, 2018

Limits on e-cigarette sales to teens aid nicotine addiction battle

Published on Thursday, November 29, 2018

#WomenWhoCurie highlights female radiation oncologists

Published on Monday, November 19, 2018

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

Published on Thursday, October 18, 2018

Medical Center among ELP research, patent leaders

Published on Monday, October 1, 2018

Morgan joins lung, GI cancer teams

Published on Wednesday, September 26, 2018

American Cancer Society honors Ruckdeschel with St. George Award

Published on Friday, September 21, 2018

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