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Sylvester’s Office of Research Administration Holds Breakfast Sale September 23 to Support DCC Riders


The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Office of Research Administration will hold  a breakfast sale on Tuesday, September 23 between 7:30 and  9:30 a.m. to support the fundraising efforts of employees who have signed up with Team UM Sylvester as riders and virtual riders in the upcoming Dolphins Cycling Challenge V. Various breakfast snacks will be sold in front of the 15th Street Garage. Please be sure to pass by and support Team UM Sylvester.

 

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Buy Tickets Now for Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Spooktacular Luncheon to Benefit the United Way


The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the United Way of Miami-Dade are sponsoring a Spooktacular Luncheon, with food donated by many local restaurants, between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Monday, October 27, in the Clinical Research Building, room 692. If you are interested in enjoying spooktacular food and supporting the United Way, please stop by CRB 1542 or 1512 to purchase tickets in advance. Tickets are $8 each. For more information, contact Jessica Haft at 305-243-5484. All the proceeds will go to Sylvester/United Way fundraising efforts.

 

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Free 2-D and 3-D Mammograms Offered During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month


In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Well ’Canes is offering free mammogram screenings to UM faculty and staff. During the month of October, female faculty and staff members over the age of 35 who are enrolled in a UM/Aetna medical plan are eligible to receive a free 2-D and, if they wish, a 3-D mammogram screening at the UM/Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. By adding a 3-D mammogram to the routine 2-D mammogram, cancer detection may increase by 27 percent. Learn more here.

Screening appointments will be available every Wednesday at the center’s Miami location and on Thursday, October 16, at its Deerfield location. For additional details and to learn how you can schedule an appointment, please click here.

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Order a Pizza and Help Team UM Sylvester’s DCC Riders


The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Office of Research Administration is holding a pizza sale to support the fundraising efforts of employees who have signed up with Team UM Sylvester as riders and virtual riders in next February’s Dolphins Cycling Challenge V. Cheese and pepperoni pizzas will be pre-sold only for $15 each, and available for pick up on Wednesday, August 13, at lunchtime in the Clinical Research Building, 6th floor. Please email Nikki Waskiewicz at NWaskiewicz@med.miami.edu by Monday, August 11 to place your order.

 

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Register for Free for Sylvester’s Miami Epigenetics and Cancer Symposium


UM faculty and students are invited to attend Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Miami Epigenetics and Cancer Symposium at the JW Marriott Miami on Brickell Avenue on November 14-15 at no cost. Led by Ramin Shiekhattar, director of the Cancer Epigenetics Research Program, and  Stephen D. Nimer, director of the center, the symposium will  bring together world-renowned research scientists and physicians to discuss the latest scientific breakthroughs in epigenetic-focused therapy by highlighting novel epigenetic drugs that are currently in clinical trials. Sylvester continues to advance cancer research in South Florida, providing patients with tomorrow’s treatments today. The registration deadline for the symposium is October 13. For more information about the conference, click here.

 

 

 

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