Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center


Alejandra Perez, M.D.

‘Every day I go home with a great feeling of accomplishment’


Alejandra Perez, M.D., joined Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center earlier this year as Medical Director of the Broward Breast Oncology Group. She is triple board-certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology and has published more than 20 scientific papers and abstracts on breast cancer.

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Sylvester Selected for ASCO Quality Initiative Pilot Project


Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center has earned another notch of recognition for its quality initiatives. The cancer center has been selected as one of only 20 beta sites in the nation to participate in a next-generation version of quality data gathering for the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI).

Billy the Marlin visited patients and staff at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s alex’s place to celebrate Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Billy the Marlin Visits Sylvester’s Pediatric Oncology Clinic, alex’s place


September 29 was a special day for patients and staff at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s childhood cancer clinic, alex’s place. In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Billy the Marlin, the official mascot of the Miami Marlins baseball team, visited children receiving cancer treatment or seeing their doctors for follow-up appointments

Focusing on You: Joyce M. Slingerland, M.D., Ph.D.


In the latest installment of *“Focusing on You: Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine”* on CBS4, Joyce M. Slingerland, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Braman Family Breast Cancer Institute at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses how precision medicine has improved breast cancer therapies.

Join Sylvester in Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month


From lectures and mammograms, to walks, runs and a signature football game, all employees and their families are invited to take part and show their support for Sylvester patients, survivors, physicians, researchers, nurses and everyone else affected by breast cancer.

Barry I. Hudson, Ph.D.

Susan G. Komen Awards Grant to Sylvester Breast Cancer Researcher


Barry I. Hudson, Ph.D., breast cancer researcher at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and assistant professor in the Department of Cell Biology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has received a three-year Career Catalyst Award of $450,000 from Susan G. Komen, the world’s largest nonprofit funder of breast cancer research.

Brian M. Slomovitz, M.D., (front center) and Sylvester's gynecology team played a crucial role in establishing the new dysplasia clinic.

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Opens New Dysplasia Clinic


After months of planning and preparation, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center officially launched its new dysplasia clinic on September 18. With a world-class, multidisciplinary team of physicians and researchers, the clinic offers screening and treatment for women and men who are at high risk of developing cervical, vulvar or anal cancer.