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Dr. Michal Senitko, right, performs a medical thoracoscopy on patient Wayne Simpson in coordination with Dr. James T. Williams, left, and Dr. Trey Abraham,

Procedure eases complications related to fluid around lungs

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

New faculty member Dr. Laura Newman is a UMMC graduate who also served as a resident and fellow at the Medical Center.

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

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

Mohs surgery leaves few signs of melanoma

Linda Puckett took advantage of the tissue-sparing Mohs surgery, more often used for basal and squamous cell skin cancers, and said she’s pleased with the results.

Published on Monday, August 6, 2018

Collier to head Children’s Cancer Center

Dr. Anderson Collier, professor of pediatric hematology and oncology, has been named director of the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology.

Published on Thursday, July 12, 2018

Children's Cancer Center sees growth, anticipates changes

A new Children's Cancer Center director has plans to expand the work of his predecessors. Dr. Anderson Collier said he looks forward to the advantages the Children’s of Mississippi expansion will bring once its construction outside the CCC's back door is completed.

Published on Monday, July 9, 2018

Colorectal cancer experts embrace ACS call for earlier screening

The American Cancer Society, citing more colorectal cancer in young people, is recommending people at average risk start screening for colorectal cancer at age 45. Detecting the cancer earlier would save more lives.

Published on Monday, June 4, 2018

UMMC employee donates stem cells to perhaps save a life

It’s come full circle for Jessica Dobbins, who has admitted patients receiving a bone marrow or stem cell transplant and who now works with pediatric doctors who offer this therapy. She was a match for someone who needed the life-saving procedure.

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

Tang named CI director of clinical and translational research

Published on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Screening, early detection make lung cancer ‘highly curable’

Published on Thursday, November 9, 2017

Caregivers provide crucial, intimate element of medical care

Published on Monday, November 6, 2017

Gamma Knife offers noninvasive care for brain tumors

Published on Thursday, November 2, 2017