A study showing dramatically improved results detecting bladder cancer with a simple urine test will be published in the February 16 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. The new test detects a nuclear matrix protein, NMP22, which is secreted by bladder tumors into the urine.
The University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center has named William H. Rothchild director of Development for Principle Gifts and Foundations. UM/Sylvester executive director of Development Marilyn Emas made the announcement January 25. “We’re excited to have someone with Bill’s depth of professional development experience join the Sylvester team to expand our outreach efforts in the South Florida region,” said Emas.