An anti-cancer compound developed at USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute is showing promise in pre-clinical studies – one involving pancreatic cancer and the other involving breast cancer. The compound, MCI-715, was developed by Gary Piazza, Ph.D., and his lab team at the Drug Discovery Research Center at MCI.
About Surgical Oncology Clinic
At the Strada Patient Care Center's Surgical Oncology Clinic, our surgical oncologists are trained extensively in the latest surgical techniques, including minimally invasive procedures where appropriate and are all board certified in surgery, often in more than one specialty. They are experienced at using the most state-of-the-art surgical techniques, such as the da Vinci robot.
Patients needing oncology surgery receive expert care from our physicians and surgeons who treat many different kinds of cancer including melanoma, stomach cancer and breast cancer, to name a few.
Surgical Oncology Clinic's hours of operation are Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
USA College of Medicine
Our surgeons are also educators in the Department of Surgery at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Visit the Department of Surgery to learn about its academic mission, residency and fellowship programs.