Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine opened in 1992. It is the only Cancer Center of Excellence and university-based cancer facility in South Florida. Here, physicians and researchers are transforming cancer research and treatment in South Florida and beyond. Proceeds from The Pap Corps fundraisers go to Sylvester Cancer Center.
Sylvester physicians and scientists apply research breakthroughs from the laboratory to the patient’s bedside. Sylvester closely evaluates the effectiveness of new treatments, and shares clinical insights with laboratory investigators, leading to improvements that benefit patient care. Sylvester recently earned the prestigious National Cancer Center (NCI) designation, making it one of the top 4% of cancer centers in the nation and the only one in South Florida. This designation is based on Sylvester’s groundbreaking research, patient outcomes, and community health programs. It provides Sylvester with additional funding and the clinical trials.
Sylvester Cancer Center treats many different types of cancers. For additional information about the University of Miami’s Sylvester Cancer Center, visit their site. Search by cancer type and find out more about conditions and treatments, doctors, locations, clinical trials, classes, and events.