Researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have found that dramatic disparities in breast cancer outcomes continue to exist for African-American women, regardless of the age at which they are diagnosed, extent of the cancer, type of treatment or socioeconomic status.
The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine hosted the tenth annual Zubrod Memorial Lecture and Cancer Research Poster Session on Friday, May 8, 2009. Bert O’Malley, M.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, was this year’s guest lecturer.
The 20,000 member Papanicolaou Corps for Cancer Research today announced its annual gift to fund cancer research at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. The check for $3 million was presented to W. Jarrard Goodwin, M.D., director of Sylvester at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, part of the University of Miami Health System, and Sylvester Board of Governors Chair Joan Scheiner.