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Sylvester Center Partners With Fire Depts. To Assess Cancer Risks

Every day men and women from fire departments across the country put their lives on the line, and at risk, in more ways than you can imagine.


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Nationwide Precision Medicine Trial Coming To Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine will be one of the sites offering the landmark precision medicine trial, NCI-MATCH (Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice) – a trial that will open to patient enrollment in July.


Peter Tarjan, Ph.D., cuts the cake at the flower sculpture unveiling, as 10-year-old patient Elizabeth Rodriguez looks on. (Source: Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center)

Holocaust Survivor & Professor Shares Message Of Courage At alex’s place

Peter Tarjan, Ph.D., is more than Professor Emeritus in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Miami and a docent at the University’s Lowe Art Museum. He is also a survivor of the Holocaust.


From left, J. Stephen Nouss, C.P.A., Chief Consulting Officer with Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants, Jesse Bailey of Sylvester Development, Pap Corps President JoAnne Goldberg, Stephen D. Nimer, M.D. and W. Jarrard Goodwin, M.D. (Source: Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center)

Florida-Based Pap Corps Raises $3.6M For Research At Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research, a South Florida-based grassroots organization, has awarded Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine a $3.6 million gift to advance research in precision cancer medicine at Sylvester, South Florida’s only Cancer Center of Excellence.


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Former Dolphins QB Don Strock Hosts Diabetes Golf Classic

Former Miami Dolphins quarterback Don Strock hosted the 32nd annual Don Strock Diabetes Golf Classic on Wednesday.


Executive Director of National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City Wendy Brennan attends the 8th Annual NAMIWalks NYC Event at South Street Seaport on May 10, 2014 in New York City.  (Source: Noam Galai/Getty Images)

NAMI Mental Health Conference Sells Out In Miami

National mental health leaders are hosting a conference in Miami this weekend aimed at stopping the stigma surrounding mental illness.


Tom Smith, from Massachusetts, rolled into the The Miami Project research facility in Miami on May 1, 2015, concluding his 2,100 mile ride as family, friends and supporters greeted him with cheers and hugs. (Source: CBS4)

Twice Paralyzed Man Concludes 2,100 Mile Ride For A Cause

A man, paralyzed two times, concluded a 2,100 mile ride in South Florida.


Bottom row: From left, Vinata B. Lokeshwar, Ph.D., Luis Lopez and Norman Altman, V.M.D. Top row: From left, Soum Lokeshwar, Andre Jordan and Georgios Kallifatidis, Ph.D. (Courtesy: Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center)

Sylvester Researchers Report Prevention of Lethal Prostate Cancer with 4-MU Dietary Supplement

In a groundbreaking laboratory study, a research team at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has found that a non-toxic oral agent that is also consumed as an over-the-counter dietary supplement in Europe and Asia for improving liver health, is highly effective in both preventing and treating prostate cancer.


From left, Shyroll Morris, Chief Satellite Operations Officer, Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., Daniel Armstrong, Ph.D., Richard Ballard, John Armstrong, M.D., Stephen D. Nimer, M.D., Russell Benford, Sylvester Board of Governors Chair Joan Scheiner and W. Jarrard Goodwin, M.D., Sylvester CMO. (Courtesy: Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center)

Florida Surgeon General Presents Cancer Center of Excellence Award to Sylvester

Florida Surgeon General and Secretary of Health John Armstrong, M.D., presented the state’s Cancer Center of Excellence Award to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center on April 17, making it the only South Florida cancer center to […]


Urologists Dipen J. Parekh, M.D., and Sanoj Punnen, M.D., have completed the first U.S. clinical trial of the 4Kscore. (Source: Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center)

New Screening Tool Predicts Likelihood Of Prostate Cancer

There is a simple new test designed to avoid unnecessary prostate biopsies.

CBS Miami–04/02/2015