News : 2013

With the Interventional Radiology team gathered, long-time donor Phil Corey, center, with glasses, and his wife Linda, cut the ceremonial ribbon with, from left, Robert Quencer, M.D., Govindarajan Narayanan, M.D., Steven Falcone, M.D., M.B.A., and Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D.

Interventional Radiology Unveils State-of-the-Art Angio Suite to Treat Sylvester Cancer Patients

With the Interventional Radiology Section team lining the halls, a grateful patient and the Dean of the Miller School smiling broadly, Govindarajan Narayanan, M.D., associate professor of radiology, declared a “new day for Sylvester” as he unveiled the new angio suite at University of Miami Hospital and Clinics.

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From left, Bal Lokeshwar, Ph.D., Shamaladevi Nagarajarao, Ph.D., and Lei Zhang turn allspice berries into a water extract with this high-pressure liquid chromotography machine.

Researchers Discover Prostate Cancer-Fighting Compound in Jamaican Allspice

Essential to jerk seasoning, allspice is known for flavoring Jamaican and other cuisines around the world with a blend of cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and pepper but, according to a new study by Miller School researchers, the aromatic spice could be known one day for impeding the growth of, or maybe even preventing, prostate cancer, the No. 2 cancer-killer of men in the U.S.

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Sylvester/UMHC Radiation Oncology Expands Services to New Location

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center/University of Miami Hospital and Clinics has expanded its radiation oncology services.

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