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Saks Fifth Avenue, Bal Harbour Kicks-Off Charity Shopping Weekend To Benefit Sylvester

09.29.2008

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine will team up with Saks Fifth Avenue Bal Harbour and Ocean Drive magazine for Key to the Cure -- a national shopping weekend to benefit women’s cancer research, October 15 through October 19, 2008. This year’s kick-off party will be held at Saks Fifth Avenue Bal Harbour on Wednesday, October 15 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Entry donation is $40.00 and a percentage of sales from the shopping weekend will go directly to Sylvester.

Sylvester Researcher Uncovers New Pathway Regulating Cancer Inhibitor

09.26.2008

In the battle against breast cancer, a top researcher at the Braman Family Breast Cancer Institute at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has uncovered a new pathway for p27 which regulates cell growth. The finding, published in the June 20th issue of Molecular Cell, provides a new rationale for targeting two different growth pathways to more effectively stop cancer growth.

Rachlin Becomes Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Grand Founder $100,000 Gift

09.10.2008

W. Jarrard Goodwin, M.D., F.A.C.S., Sylvester Director, announced today that Rachlin LLP, one of Florida’s largest independent accounting and advisory firms, has become a Grand Founder of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the Miller School of Medicine. Through its foundation, Rachlin will contribute $20,000 each year over the next five years to support the center’s ongoing research initiatives and mission-related activities.