The Mississippi Cancer Institute

The Mississippi Cancer Institute

Advanced Care from Southwest Health System Since 1969

At The Mississippi Cancer Institute of Southwest Health Systems, we provide state of the art, latest generation care for patients facing all stages of cancer. We go further so that you don't have to. Our advanced treatment center is designed to serve our neighbors here in Southwest Mississippi and in Southeast Louisiana, so you and your loved ones don't have to travel hours and uproot your life in order to receive the quality medical care you need.

Why The Mississippi Cancer Institute?

Cancer treatment has advanced by leaps and bounds in recent years, with precision technology, knowledgeable doctors, and advanced facilities. Procedures are less disruptive, doctors utilize better equipment, and patients have access to better resources than ever before. The Mississippi Cancer Institute is on par with the nation's leading cancer treatment centers. We offer a level of expertise that is second to none, with a level of caring and compassion you can only find at home.

We utilize advanced technology treatment techniques and a multi-faceted approach, including:

  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • OBI kV Imaging System
  • Cone Beam CT
  • Prostate Brachytherapy
  • Electronic Brachytherapy
  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Varian Clinac iX Linear Accelerator

Our Doctors

Our physicians include:

  • Dr. Burnett Hanson - Radiation Oncologist
  • Dr. Furhan Yunus - Hematology Oncology

Our treatment hours are from Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with weekends and holidays excluded.

To find The Mississippi Cancer Institute:

  • Take the Delaware Avenue exit from 1-55 and head east.
  • Take a left on Marion Avenue.
  • Take a right on Aston Avenue.
  • The Institute will be on your right.

For additional information about The Mississippi Cancer Institute at our Mississippi hospital, please contact Southwest Health System.

Physicians

Dr. Burnett Hanson
Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Furhan Yunus
Hematology Oncology

Directions to the Cancer Institute

  • Take the Delaware Avenue exit from I-55, and go east.
  • Turn left on Marion Avenue, then right on Aston Avenue.
  • The Institute will be on your right.

Treatment Hours

Treatment hours at the Mississippi Cancer Institute are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All weekends and holidays are excluded.