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AI and Cancer: Study Highlights Automated System to Calculate Metabolic Tumor Volume

AI-based approach could make it easier to incorporate metabolic tumor volume into clinical trials and possibly patient care
15-Nov-2022 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers to Identify Novel Genetic Drivers of Cancer Disparities in African Ancestry Populations

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Fox Chase Cancer Center announced a collaboration today with Pfizer’s Institute of Translational Equitable Medicine (ITEM) to launch a cancer genomics study to characterize novel genetic, molecular, and...
10-Nov-2022 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Sylvester Scientists Discover a New Therapeutic Target to Treat Deadly Breast Cancer

7-Nov-2022 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Role of H. pylori in Gastric Cancer

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection is a major cause of gastric cancer, and researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have several projects underway to better understand the...
7-Nov-2022 10:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New Optimism on Myelodysplastic Syndromes

1-Nov-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Third Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Offers Needed Boost in Protection for Cirrhosis Patients

New research led by researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and published in the Journal of Hepatology, suggests that getting a third dose of the COVID-19 mRNA vaccine could overcome the decreased vaccine respons in...
27-Oct-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Alcoholic Pancreatitis Patients with Continued Alcohol Intake May Finally Have Therapeutic Options

Researchers at the Miller School are looking for solutions to the continued effects of alcohol use, its harmful impact, and treatment. Understanding the mechanisms of alcohol abuse has gained importance, especially after the COVID-19 pandemic....
21-Oct-2022 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Offers New Hope for Treatment-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have shown that they can circumvent a key mechanism in castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) and possibly make immunotherapies more...
20-Oct-2022 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Chris Hemsworth Alzheimer's genetic risk, Dr. Margaret Pericak-Vance expert commentary on APOE-4 Gene

22-Nov-2022 2:55 PM EST

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Sylvester’s Sexual Health After Cancer Program Expands to Meet Needs of Women with Cancer

2-Nov-2022 8:05 AM EDT

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Dr. Taghrid Asfar, a Known Expert on Reducing Tobacco Use & Related Deaths, Available to Media

27-Oct-2022 4:50 PM EDT

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Dr. Antonio Iavarone Is Committed to Changing How We Treat Brain Tumors

Antonio Iavarone, M.D., has made a decades-long commitment to finding better treatments for glioblastoma and other aggressive brain tumors. As the new deputy director of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School...
27-Oct-2022 4:45 PM EDT

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Colorectal Cancer Expert, Dr. Daniel Sussman, of @SylvesterCancer available to respond to @NEJM study questioning efficacy of #colonoscopy

11-Oct-2022 10:05 AM EDT

Cancer Expert Shares Troubling Research on World Trade Center Exposure

26-Sep-2022 8:05 AM EDT

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Scott M. Welford, Ph.D., Named Sylvester’s Tumor Biology Research Program Co-leader

“Dr. Welford works closely with both basic science and clinical investigators to understand the biology of cancer and develop new therapies that will lead to better clinical outcomes. His excellence in translational research is founded on strong...
15-Sep-2022 7:05 AM EDT

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Amazon Web Services Honors Dr. Azizi Seixas for Driving Health Care Innovation

Azizi Seixas, Ph.D., founding director of the Media and Innovation Lab (The MIL) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has been chosen by Amazon Web Services (AWS) as one of 10 U.S. Education Champions. The inaugural program...
7-Sep-2022 11:05 AM EDT

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