Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

UM/Sylvester at Deerfield Beach Hosts Free Lectures with UM/Sylvester Physicians


The University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at Deerfield Beach will host, Conversations About Cancer, a community education series focusing on varies cancer and health-related topics. During these classes, UM/Sylvester physicians are presenting information about the latest cancer research findings and answering topic-related questions from attendees. Lectures will be held at the Best Western Deerfield Beach Hotel, located at 1050 East Newport Center Drive, Deerfield Beach, Florida. A light lunch will be provided.

Saturday, June 14, 2008, 12 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – ”Brain Tumor Talks- Medication and Side Effects” by Deborah Heros, M.D., physician leader, Neurological Cancer Site Disease Group at UM/Sylvester, Miller School of Medicine.

Saturday, June 21, 2008, 12 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.- “Fighting Digestive Cancers” by Bach Ardalan, M.D., co-leader, Stomach and Esophageal Site Disease Group at UM/Sylvester, professor of medicine, Miller School of Medicine and Karen Stephenson, A.R.N.P.-B.C., O.C.N., M.B.A., Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Miller School of Medicine.

This program is part of the Conversations About Cancer series, a variety of cancer and health-related educational presentations offered to the community free of charge, at UM/Sylvester.

Reservations are required by calling 1-800-545-2292 by 4 p.m. the day before the event.

Directions to UM/Sylvester at Deerfield Beach Conversations About Cancer:
Classes are held at the Best Western Deerfield Beach Hotel, located at 1050 East Newport Center Drive, Deerfield Beach, Florida. Just south of the Broward/Palm Beach County Line. From I-95, exit at S.W. 10th Street (exit #41). Proceed west onto S.W. 10th Street. From S.W. 10th Street, turn south onto Newport Center Drive. Turn left at the first intersection, which is East Newport Center Drive. Turn left at 1050 East Newport Center Drive (first driveway on the left).

UM/Sylvester at Deerfield Beach is a satellite facility located near the Broward-Palm Beach county line. The facility opened its doors in January 2003 and offers a broad range of cancer-related services, including consultations, second opinions, follow-up visits, and access to clinical trials. It also hosts educational activities and events, and cancer screenings. Deerfield Beach offers appointments with nearly 30 physicians from 12 of UM/Sylvester’s 15 site disease groups, complementary therapies from the Courtelis Center, and educational and outreach events. In addition, doctors specializing in benign gynecology, hematology, pain medicine, and rheumatology also practice at the satellite facility. The facility also offers Mohs surgical service.

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