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.
Trustees, donors, faculty, staff and UM and Miller School leadership celebrated and dedicated the Fred Havenick Intensive Care Unit at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center on May 8.
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.
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.
Stephen D. Nimer, M.D., the new director of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, officially starts work this week.
Dr. Stephen D. Nimer brings 30 years of pioneering clinical and research experience to the cancer center.