Baptist Cancer Center-North Mississippi

Our team of cancer treatment professionals has years of experience in their field and are highly qualified experts. Our physicians are all board-certified in radiation oncology, medical oncology or oncologic surgery, and our staff holds a variety of degrees and certifications.

A radiation oncologist, along with registered nurses, a registered radiation therapist, and dosimetry and nuclear medicine health care professionals staff the center. Patients are treated from a team approach, with each member playing a specific role.

But the medical expertise is not limited to the center alone. Many members of the Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi medical staff are involved in the treatment of our cancer patients. Weekly conferences and cancer committees constantly engage members of our medical staff. Baptist produces an annual cancer report distributed to more than 300 physicians throughout North Mississippi. The report is designed to educate physicians referring patients to Baptist North Mississippi and the Baptist Cancer Center-North Mississippi.

Baptist Cancer Center-North Mississippi offers chemotherapy and radiation therapy. The center also has advanced technology, including a linear accelerator, a CT simulator and a Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanner. New procedures, including brachytherapy (prostate seed implants) and intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), are performed at the center.

The American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer (CoC) Approvals Program recently accredited Baptist Cancer Center-North Mississippi because our program offers prevention, early diagnosis, pretreatment evaluation, staging, optimal treatment, rehabilitation, surveillance for recurrent disease, support services and end-of-life care. The ACS has found that the availability of a full range of medical services, along with a multidisciplinary team approach to patient care at approved cancer programs, has resulted in approximately 80 percent of all newly diagnosed cancer patients being treated in CoC-approved cancer programs. For more information on the CoC, please visit the CoC website.

The Baptist Cancer Center-North Mississippi was also awarded the Gold Certification Seal Standard for quality and completeness in the cancer registry by the state of Mississippi.

The Boston Baskin Cancer Foundation in Grenada, MS joined the Baptist Medical Group in the fall of 2011. Through this affiliation, the infusion services at this location have recently joined the Baptist Cancer Center of Baptist-North Mississippi. The Baptist Cancer Center in Grenada offers oncology and hematology services under the direction of Furhan Yunus, M.D. This partnership positions Baptist North-Mississippi as the premier Cancer Center in North Mississippi.

Baptist believes that the best prevention for cancer is found through education and early detection. Reduced-rate mammogram and prostate cancer screenings, as well as educational programs, are performed throughout the year in communities across North Mississippi. For more information on upcoming programs or for more information regarding Baptist’s cancer services, please call 662-513-9650. For more information on cancer diagnoses, treatments or research, please click on any of the following links.

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Baptist Cancer Center & Diagnostics Center

Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi
504 Azalea Drive
Oxford, MS 38655
662-513-9650

Baptist Cancer Center (Grenada, MS)

1300 Sunset Drive
Suite Q
Grenada, MS 38901
662-294-9101

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Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi

Address
2301 South Lamar
Oxford, MS 38655

Phone
662-232-8100

Email
info.northmiss@bmhcc.org

2012/13 Cancer Program Annual Report

Click here [PDF, 2.5 MB] to read about Baptist's commitment to cancer care.

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