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Sylvester Research: Socioeconomic status linked with outcomes and survival in patients treated for non-small cell lung cancer

A new study published online ahead of print in The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery suggests that socioeconomic status is linked with outcomes and survival in patients treated for non-small cell lung cancer.
22-Sep-2023 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NIH Recognizes Miller School Faculty for Mentoring Expertise, Funds Them to Mentor Junior Faculty Nationwide

The National Institutes of Health has funded two University of Miami Miller School of Medicine faculty through its Helping to Accelerate Research Potential (HARP) UE5 grant program. The grant’s aim is to pair newly funded researchers nationwide...
21-Sep-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sylvester Researcher Earns Prestigious Columbia University Award

Glen N. Barber, PhD, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s internationally known cell biologist who chairs the University of Miami’s Department of Cell Biology, will be awarded the 2023 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize from Columbia for outstanding...
20-Sep-2023 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sylvester study shows that new protocols enable many patients to safely return home just one day after lung cancer surgery

Thoracic surgeons and researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center found that increasing numbers of patients undergoing cancer-removal lung surgery by “anatomic lung resections” are able to go home safely and without complications one...
18-Sep-2023 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sylvester study shows how thoracic surgeons who treat lung cancer are helping to reduce patients’ risk of opioid dependence

Researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center found that robot-assisted surgeries and new patient-care protocols are enabling lung cancer surgery patients to go home earlier, with less pain and almost always without a need for potentially...
18-Sep-2023 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How I treat secondary CNS involvement by aggressive lymphomas

In a newly published paper in Blood, researchers from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and collaborating organizations clarify current treatment approaches in the management of patients with secondary central nervous system lymphoma (SCNSL)...
14-Sep-2023 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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$1.92M NIH Award Fuels Research to Uncover How Key Protein Transport Mechanism Goes Awry in Cancer

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded Justin Taylor, M.D., a researcher at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, a five-year grant totaling $1.92 million for his work to better define the role of XPO1 (Exportin-1) in...
6-Sep-2023 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Immune System Plays Vital Role in Longer Multiple Myeloma Remission

A new study from researchers with Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and other top-tier cancer centers highlights the vital role that the immune system plays in determining the duration of patients’ remission from multiple myeloma.
6-Sep-2023 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Prostate Specialists Deliver Capitol Hill Briefing on Innovative PAE Procedure to Improve Men’s Health

An interventional radiologist and a urologist with UHealth – University of Miami Health System and the Miller School of Medicine highlighted an innovative procedure to treat enlarged prostate glands at a June 5 Capitol Hill briefing on men’s...
12-Jun-2023 6:05 AM EDT

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ASCO23: Sylvester Cancer Experts Available for Interviews on a Wide Range of Topics

In addition to presenting Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center research findings, Sylvester experts are available at ASCO to share perspectives on a wide variety of topics and studies ranging from breast cancer to sarcoma, prostate cancer,...
1-Jun-2023 7:10 PM EDT

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ASCO 23: Thyroid Cancer Precision Approaches That Incorporate Targeted Therapies and Other Treatments Are Changing the Surgeon’s Role

Historically, surgery was the first line of treatment for patients with thyroid cancer. Now, as targeted therapies and other new medications emerge, surgery for certain patients may become more of a secondary option if those treatments fail. This...
1-Jun-2023 5:20 PM EDT

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