Miami CFAR, ISCI and Sylvester Researchers Receive Grant to Study Stem Cell Role in Kaposi's Sarcoma
An interdisciplinary team of Miller School of Medicine researchers has received a $1.8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study the role of stem cells in Kaposi’s sarcoma oncogenesis and therapy.
Two important genetic studies driven by the leader of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center provide new insights into an increasingly common bone marrow disorder known as myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS).
The Giant Inflatable Colon, a walk-through interactive exhibit that creates awareness about the risks, symptoms, prevention, early detection and treatment options for colorectal cancer, will pay a visit to the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center today.
The Take Steps is Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) national walk is the nation's largest event dedicated to finding cures for digestive diseases. It is a casual 2-3 mile stroll to raise money for crucial research, bringing us closer to a future free from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Physicians from the Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Otolaryngology will offer free head and neck cancer screening examinations to the public at three locations April 16-17.
More than 2,500 people turned out for the 15th Annual Pap Corps Walkathon, the signature event of the grassroots organization that raises money for cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
More than one million men have a prostate biopsy each year in the United States. The majority of these biopsies show either no prostate cancer or low-risk cancer, meaning the biopsy was unnecessary. The 4Kscore is the solution.
Three Miller School of Medicine faculty women, who collaborated to develop a rapid human papillomavirus (HPV) test to prevent cervical cancer among minority and underserved women, were recently honored with the Researcher of the Year award by the Women’s Cancer Association of UM.
Joseph D. Rosenblatt, M.D., Chief of the Division of Hematology-Oncology in the Department of Medicine, and Seung-Uon Shin, Ph.D., research associate professor in the Division, have been awarded a grant that will help develop a new approach to the treatment of ovarian cancer.