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 Family Medicine
The family physicians at USA Health provide care for every member of your family, starting at birth through the geriatric years. We provide continuing, comprehensive healthcare that addresses your health concerns and focuses on prevention of disease and promotion of wellness.
For infants, children and adolescents, we perform well checks, and treat everything from common colds to chronic childhood illnesses.
For adults, we treat common illnesses, monitor diabetes and hypertension, and provide tests and screenings to keep our patients in the best possible health. We also care for older adults, including through palliative care. We dedicate our practice to improving our patients' health, independence and quality of life.
USA College of Medicine
Our physicians are also educators in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Visit the Department of Family Medicine to learn about its academic mission and residency program.