An estimated 600 guests attended the 2011 WellBeingWell symposium held at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami on April 26. Hosted by the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, the day-long conference focused on healthy aging and integrative medicine.
The entire team at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is terribly saddened at the death of Jim “Mad Dog” Mandich. The former Miami Dolphin and sportscaster was a true sports legend in South Florida and across the nation. The tenacity, courage, and determination that carried him through life, were also hallmarks of his courageous battle against cancer.
One of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s research leaders, "Glen Barber, Ph.D.":/research/knowledgebase/scientist/g_barber, was recently tapped into the Iron Arrow Honor Society, the highest honor at the University of Miami.
There is still time to register for the 2011 WellBeingWell Conference, which is hosted by Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and sponsored by Chico’s clothing retailer.
"Marc E. Lippman, M.D.":http://uhealthsystem.com/doctors/profile/1668, interim deputy director of Sylvester, the Kathleen and Stanley Glaser Professor of Medicine, and chair of medicine at the UM Miller School of Medicine, has been elected Master of the American College of Physicians (ACP).
Results from a pilot study by scientists from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine suggest underlying genetic differences among ethnic groups are present not just in tumors, but in normal breast tissue as well. These findings may partially explain why women of certain ethnic backgrounds are more susceptible and at a higher risk for certain breast cancers than others.
More than 3,000 walkers converged on the campus of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton on Saturday morning, April 2. They were there for the 11th Annual Pap Corps Walkathon & Health Fair, one of the signature events of the all-volunteer group that raises money for cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of UHealth - University of Miami Health System.
A bright yellow sign proclaiming “I ♥ MY JOB” hangs above the desk of Rosy Weisberg, LCSW, and everybody who knows her can see that’s true. It’s so obvious, in fact, that Weisberg, who works with cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, was named Social Worker of the Year for 2010.