Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Brian M. Slomovitz, M.D.

Combination Drug Therapy Shows Promise for Recurrent Endometrial Cancer

01.30.2015

Researchers seeking to improve treatment outcomes for women with recurrent endometrial cancer – the most commonly diagnosed gynecologic malignancy in the U.S., killing more than 8,000 women each year – have reported positive results through targeted therapy that uses a combination of the drugs everolimus and letrozole. Their findings have been reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

DCC 2013 riders.

Dolphins Cycling Challenge V to Include First 5K Walk/Run

01.27.2015

The fifth annual Dolphins Cycling Challenge (DCC) takes place February 7 and 8. This year’s event will include a new 5K Walk/Run, which helps provide something for everyone interested in supporting lifesaving cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

DCC 2013 riders.

Dolphins Cycling Challenge V to Include First 5K Walk/Run

01.27.2015

The fifth annual Dolphins Cycling Challenge (DCC) takes place February 7 and 8. This year’s event will include a new 5K Walk/Run, which helps provide something for everyone interested in supporting lifesaving cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Walk/Run will be held at Sun Life Stadium on Sunday, February 8, the second day of the two-day ride that spans three counties.

Yoly Hernandez

Faculty and Staff Support the U: Yoly Hernandez Peddles Her Passion for Cancer Research

01.13.2015

As director of special projects, Yolanda “Yoly” Hernandez, is passionate about raising funds for Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. “Our team of experts discover, develop, and deliver the world’s most effective ways to prevent, detect, and treat cancer,” Hernandez says. “Funds raised for Sylvester stay in South Florida, guaranteeing that the day you or a loved one may need cancer treatment, you don’t need to go very far.”

Nipun B. Merchant, M.D.

World-Renowned Pancreatic Cancer Expert to Lead Surgical Oncology at Sylvester

01.06.2015

Renowned pancreatic cancer clinician and scientist Nipun B. Merchant, M.D., is joining the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center as Chief Surgical Officer and Director of Surgical Oncology Research Programs. Merchant comes to the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and UHealth – University of Miami Health System from Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Shawn Monti, left, discusses his surgery with Ricardo Komotar, M.D., as a video of the operation plays in the background.

Glowing Tumor Surgery Offers New Hope to Brain Cancer Patient

12.16.2014

A Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center neurosurgeon has used new visualization technology that makes a brain tumor glow, enabling a safer resection with less damage to normal brain tissue that surrounds it, offering hope to a seriously ill patient and his family.

Dolphins Cycling Challenge V to Include First 5K Walk/Run

12.16.2014

For the first time since its inception, the Dolphins Cycling Challenge (DCC) will include a 5K walk/run, providing something for everyone interested in supporting lifesaving cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. The walk/run will be held at Sun Life Stadium on Sunday, February 8, the second day of the two-day ride that spans three counties.