Challenges Faced by Adolescent and Young Adult Patients With Cancer
Adolescents and young adults who have cancer also have a negative body image, financial toxicity, and concerns about family planning.
Researchers at Sylvester, Frost School Receive $2.6M Federal Grant to Study Mindfulness and Music TherapyDecember 2nd 2022
Researchers with Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and the University’s Frost School of Music are using a $2.6 million federal grant to study how mindfulness and music therapy can alleviate stress, anxiety, and depression, reduce treatment-related symptoms, and improve quality of life for cancer patients and survivors.
Sylvester’s Sexual Health After Cancer Program Expands to Meet Needs of Women with CancerNovember 5th 2022
Kristin E. Rojas, M.D., FACS, FACOG, assistant professor of surgical oncology in the DeWitt Daughtry Department of Surgery and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University Miami Miller School of Medicine, realized she had struck a chord with women being treated for cancer when she started the Menopause Urogenital Sexual Health and Intimacy Clinic (MUSIC).
Sylvester Researcher Aims for Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer with Support from $500,000 Philanthropic GiftOctober 14th 2022
Sophia George, PhD, is hoping to find new strategies for early detection of ovarian cancer, a disease that is particularly deadly for African American, Caribbean, and Jewish women.
1.8 Million NIH Grant Supports Head and Neck Cancer ResearchOctober 14th 2022
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers Lluis Morey, PhD, and Ramiro Verdun, PhD, have received a $1.8 million NIH R01 grant to study the epigenetic mechanisms that drive head and neck cancers.
Jessica MacIntyre on Utilizing Nurse Navigators to Connect Patients to Nutrition ServicesMay 6th 2022
Jessica MacIntyre, ARNP, NP-C, AOCNP, discusses empowering oncology nurse navigators to refer patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy to nutrition services.
Personal Bonds Make NP Fellowship Programs Advantageous Choice For Recent GraduatesDecember 25th 2021
Jessica MacIntyre, APRN, NP-C, AOCNP, explains how Hematology/Oncology Nurse Practitioner Fellowship at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center prepares fellows for success.
The Value of a Fellowship Program in Redirecting One Nurse’s Career GoalsNovember 24th 2021
“Each step along the way has really helped me grow professionally, not just as a clinician, but as a whole practitioner, to make my transition to practice a lot easier and make me more comfortable… it’s really an invaluable experience.”
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s NP Fellowship Successfully Retains 100% of FellowsNovember 18th 2021
Jessica MacIntyre, executive director of clinical operations at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, explains how the small market for experienced oncology nurse practitioners prompted their institution to design a successful Hematology/Oncology Nurse Practitioner Fellowship.
When to Stop Immunotherapy in Metastatic Lung Cancer: Expert Weighs InMay 27th 2020
Immunotherapy should be continued for up to 2 years in patients with metastatic lung cancer who are responding to the treatment, unless they experience disease progression or excessive toxicity, according to Gilberto de Lima Lopes, MD.