Researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have shown that tumor size in women with stage I or II vaginal cancer can strongly influence their overall survival. The research was published in the journal Gynecologic Oncology.
A new study by prostate cancer researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has characterized the active surveillance criteria in Hispanic men, marking the first such study in this population.
A third-year medical student being mentored by a Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher was recently awarded a grant from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) for the next phase of an ongoing study of clinical outcomes for patients with early-stage breast cancer.
The Miller School of Medicine rose one position in the national rankings of medical schools based on research grants received from the National Institutes of Health during the 2015 federal fiscal year. That gain is significant, considering the ongoing reductions in NIH grants that have caused many medical schools to fall in the rankings.
A researcher at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has found that botulinum toxin (Botox) protects the salivary glands in mice, reducing the impact of “dry mouth” following radiation therapy.