Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center


Thousands to Gather at Pap Corps Walkathon to Raise Money for Cancer Research


On Saturday, March 13, thousands of Pap Corps members, their families, friends, and other supporters will come together on behalf of cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of UHealth – University of Miami Health System. Hosted by the Papanicolaou Corps for Cancer Research, the 10th Annual Pap Corps Walkathon & Health Fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton.

Edward Harhaj, Ph.D., Glen N. Barber, Ph.D., and Juan Carlos Ramos, M.D.

Sylvester Researchers Awarded Five-Year Grant to Study Cancer Viruses


Viruses are believed to be the cause of as many as 20 percent of all cancers, but some viruses can infect human cells and remain latent. To remain latent, they may have to suppress anti-viral host mechanisms, which can pave the way for cancer. The laboratory of Glen N. Barber, Ph.D., the Eugenia J. Dodson Chair in Cancer Research and leader of the Viral Oncology Program at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center...

Charles Sawyers, M.D., Gregory Tochtrop, Ph.D., Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., Stephen Baylin, M.D., Nance Guilmartin, Peter Jones, Ph.D., D.Sc., W. Jarrard Goodwin, M.D., and Augusto Villaneuva, M.D.

Sylvester Hosts 8th Annual Landon-AACR Cancer Research Award Lectures


The Miller School’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center proudly hosted the American Association for Cancer Research and Kirk A. Landon and Dorothy P. Landon Foundation awards and lectures on Friday, February 26, with Kirk Landon on hand to personally congratulate the winners.