Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center


From left, Stephen D. Nimer, M.D., Alexander Daly, and Julio Barredo, M.D., look on as Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., welcomes guests to the ribbon-cutting ceremony for <b>alex's place</b>.

Sylvester Opens Unique Pediatric Oncology Clinic


Creating a new paradigm for treating children with cancer, alex’s place is now open at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. The first facility of its kind in the nation and the first pediatric oncology clinic at Sylvester, alex’s place merges research and clinical care from an academic medical center with innovative technology designed to ease the anxiety of therapeutic visits.

Holding an oversized check, Donna E. Shalala, left, and Naomi Prever, outgoing president of The Pap Corps, are surrounded by, from left, Hannah Scheff, treasurer of The Pap Corps; Tutsie Lipkin, past president of The Pap Corps; JoAnne Goldberg, incoming president of The Pap Corps; W. Jarrard Goodwin, M.D.; Joseph Rosenblatt, M.D., past interim director of Sylvester; Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D.; and Joan Scheiner, chair of the Sylvester Board of Governors.

Pap Corps Makes $3.2 Million Gift to Cancer Research at Sylvester


Fueled by the work of more than 21,000 volunteers, The Pap Corps: Champions for Cancer Research, presented its annual gift to the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine -- a check in the amount of $3.2 million.

With a saline rinse and a collection tube, Elizabeth Franzmann, M.D., is detecting oral cancer before it's too advanced to cure.

Licensing Office Helps Physician and Entrepreneur Bring Oral Cancer Test to Patients


One day soon, the 50,000 Americans destined to be diagnosed with head and neck cancer annually could learn with a simple test that they could develop the deadly disease long before the first lesion appears in their mouth. If so, the breakthrough will have been enabled by the research of a Miller School otolaryngologist, the passions of a Georgia attorney and the office that united them.