An understanding of the connection between cancer patients and their caregiver’s health in relation to mutual stress regulatory patterns is what Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and University of Miami researchers hope to gain with the assistance of a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The music therapy program at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center invites cancer survivors of all ages, abilities and experience levels to join the Sylvester Singers Survivor Choir. Enjoy free lessons with no commitment and the physical and mental benefits of social singing. All styles of vocal music are welcome.
Sylvester breast oncologist Dr. Reshma Mahtani discusses treatment options for patients diagnosed with advanced breast cancer.
Sylvester Breast Pathologist Carmen Gomez-Fernandez, M.D., details the process of early detection and how it has led to a higher than 98 percent survival rate for patients.
Sylvester's Dao Nguyen, M.D., director of Thoracic Surgery, discusses the best approaches to successfully treat lung cancer at any stage.
Breast oncologist and plastic surgeon Cristiano Boneti, M.D., talks about breast reconstruction techniques that are offered at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, including lymphatic reconstruction, which reduces the swelling of arms, hands and legs that can result from radiation or surgery.
November has been an exciting month if you are a Florida Panthers fan or a cancer fighter or survivor. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center has been honored to be the official Hockey Fights Cancer partner of the Panthers this year and announced a $25,000 donation for cancer research during a check presentation at the last Hockey Fights Cancer game on November 12.
The terms “personalized medicine” and “precision medicine” are often used interchangeably; however, in the world of science, they’re not quite the same. Personalized medicine means developing a unique treatment plan for each patient. Precision medicine means developing treatment plans for groups of patients with similar conditions. Oncologists aspire to personalized medicine, but cancer is like snowflakes — each is different.
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, announced a landmark $50 million gift from The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research at a ceremony at Sylvester at Deerfield Beach on November 10. This commitment, one of the largest made to a cancer center nationally this year, is targeted toward saving lives by funding cancer research.