Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center


Hope On Wheels Donates $75K To Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Hyundai Hope on Wheels has donated $75,000 to the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center to help fund research to find a cure for childhood cancer.

CBS Miami–06/25/2013

Jungle Island's orangutan Peanut has been diagnosed with lymphoma. (Source: Jungle Island)

Jungle Island Throws Birthday Party For Peanut & Pumpkin

Miami’s Jungle Island threw a very special birthday party Sunday for two of their most beloved residents.


(Source: AP)

Dolphins Organization Goes Off The Field to Fight Cancer

The Miami Dolphins organization had another big battle this weekend, but this one was off the field.


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Roads To Close This Weekend For 170-Mile Charity Bike Ride

This weekend, roads along a 170-mile route will be partially closed thoughout Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. No one likes road closures, but this will be for a very good cause.


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UM Hospital: Two Employees Accessed & Tried To Sell Patient Information

Two University of Miami Hospital employees have been fired after the school learned they allegedly stole patient information and then tried to sell it.


University Of Miami Patient Security Breach Information

Announcement from the University of Miami  An investigation by the University of Miami Health System and Miami-Dade Police has found that two University of Miami Hospital employees were accessing patient information inappropriately and may have […]


Manuel Gerard Pacheco

Report: UM Cancer Center Robbed Of Drugs Valued In Millions

The University of Miami medical system is reeling after a discovery that $14 million in prescription drugs had gone missing from the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center over a three-year period, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–08/07/2012

Cathy Booker

Weston Mother In Clinical Trial At UM To Treat Aggressive Brain Tumor

A team of surgeons and oncologists at The University of Miami’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center have treated the first patient enrolled in a clinical trial using a vaccine to target glioblastoma multiforme – the most common and aggressive form of brain tumor.


Former Dolphins WR Mark Duper discusses his recovery from renal cancer surgery. (CBS4)

Former Dolphin Mark Duper Reveals Cancer Battle

Former Miami Dolphins star Mark Duper held a news conference Tuesday to document his recent health battle: renal cancer.


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Dolphins Charity Run Presents Check To UM Cancer Center

Not only was it a big day for the Miami Dolphins Sunday at Sun Life Stadium with their win over the Oakland Raiders (34-14), it was also a big day for the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center which received a check for more than a million dollars in a special pregame ceremony.





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