When Miami Dade-County leaders set out to quantify the extent of COVID-19 infection in the county, they tapped researchers from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to lead this effort.
Traditionally, many surgeons performing a segmentectomy to remove a limited portion of the lung affected by cancer will switch to a lobectomy – removal of an entire lobe of the lung – during surgery if nearby lymph nodes also test positive for cancer.
Two common and high-risk mutations in gastrointestinal cancer patients, Ras and p53, are the focus of ongoing research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Screening, prevention and research are vital for reducing the deadly toll of cancer on firefighters and their families, according to experts at the 2020 National Firefighter Cancer Symposium, hosted by Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine on February 27-28 at Hard Rock Stadium.
A sunny but cool South Florida Saturday — perfect weather for riding, running or walking — drew a record 6,000 participants and volunteers (some of whom arrived at 4 a.m.), to the tenth annual Dolphins Cancer Challenge (DCC) to raise money for cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, a part of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System.
World-renowned leaders in the field of leukemia research presented their latest findings, including groundbreaking work that has yet to be published, at the 2nd Biennial Miami Leukemia Symposium hosted by Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has entered an affiliation with Jupiter Medical Center, providing access to groundbreaking cancer treatments to residents in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast. Part of the University of Miami Health System, Sylvester is South Florida’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer center.
By carefully harvesting tiny samples of olfactory cleft mucosal tissue and conducting single-cell analysis, a collaborative team led by University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researchers has found compelling evidence to support olfactory neurogenesis, the ability to regrow olfactory neurons to the brain.
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is adding to its academic credentials with a prestigious new fellowship in urologic oncology.
Hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common type of liver cancer, is a critical health problem in the United States and the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths. However, the disease does not affect all groups equally and nobody is really sure why.