Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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NanoKnife Technology Targets Cancer at Sylvester

01.15.2010

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.

Most Advanced CyberKnife Comes to Sylvester

01.12.2010

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.

W. Jarrard Goodwin, M.D., director of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Phase III Trial Shows Biomarkers Predict p53 Gene Therapy Efficacy

01.04.2010

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.