One of the newest weapons in the war on cancer, NanoKnife™, is now in the hands of physicians at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of UHealth – University of Miami Health System. Sylvester/UMHC – University of Miami Hospital and Clinics is the first provider in Florida, and one of only a handful in the world, to offer this new treatment for destroying soft-tissue tumors.
South Florida patients who are candidates for radiosurgery now have the most advanced technology available at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of UHealth - University of Miami Health System. Sylvester is now home to the fastest, most powerful model of CyberKnife® currently on the market.
In most cases, patients with recurrent, late-stage squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck are facing a disease that is incurable. The vast majority of patients do not respond to standard therapies after a recurrence, and even if they do, the median survival is only four to six months. Those factors point to a clear need for improved therapies.