By REGGIE ROSS
State and local officials, many of them leaders in the medical field, celebrated the opening of a new state-of-the-art, specialty team-directed cancer care center here Wednesday.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center Grenada and the UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute officially opened an outpatient cancer care clinic and infusion services on the third floor at it’s Grenada facility.
“We are trying to extend our reach to serve patients, and that is part of what we’re doing here,” said Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine. “The people part of what we’re doing is providing cancer services to patients closer to home.”