Researchers At UM Miller School Of Medicine Make Zika BreakthroughEncouraging news in the fight against the Zika virus.
Focus On South Florida: Dolphins Cancer ChallengeThe Dolphins Cancer Challenge is an annual event dedicated to raising funds for lifesaving cancer research.
Sylvester Center Partners With Fire Depts. To Assess Cancer RisksEvery 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.
Nationwide Precision Medicine Trial Coming To Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer CenterSylvester 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.
Holocaust Survivor & Professor Shares Message Of Courage At alex’s placePeter 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.
Florida-Based Pap Corps Raises $3.6M For Research At Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer CenterThe 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.
Former Dolphins QB Don Strock Hosts Diabetes Golf ClassicFormer Miami Dolphins quarterback Don Strock hosted the 32nd annual Don Strock Diabetes Golf Classic on Wednesday.
NAMI Mental Health Conference Sells Out In MiamiNational mental health leaders are hosting a conference in Miami this weekend aimed at stopping the stigma surrounding mental illness.
Twice Paralyzed Man Concludes 2,100 Mile Ride For A CauseA man, paralyzed two times, concluded a 2,100 mile ride in South Florida.
Sylvester Researchers Report Prevention of Lethal Prostate Cancer with 4-MU Dietary SupplementIn 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.
Florida Surgeon General Presents Cancer Center of Excellence Award to Sylvester
New Screening Tool Predicts Likelihood Of Prostate CancerThere is a simple new test designed to avoid unnecessary prostate biopsies.
UM Medical Students Meet Their MatchDozens of senior medical students gathered Friday for a crucial "first step" to practicing medicine.
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Taking The Lead In Fight On Lung CancerThe numbers surrounding lung cancer are eye-opening. More than 228,000 people are diagnosed each year in the U.S., and nearly 160,000 people die, 10,000 of them in Florida. Five-year survival rates overall stand at just 16 percent. Lung cancer claims more lives than breast, prostate and colon cancer combined. Now, there is reason for hope at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of UHealth – University of Miami Health System.
Dolphins Cycling Challenge Comes To A Successful CloseOver the course of two days, nearly 3,000 people cycled, ran, walked, volunteered and donated at the fifth edition of the Dolphins Cycling Challenge aimed at beating cancer.