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Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center serves as the cancer treatment and research hub of UHealth – University of Miami Health System.

At Sylvester, we understand how stressful a cancer diagnosis can be. If you or someone you love has cancer, call to speak with a cancer care coordinator today. Our cancer care coordinators will arrange your first visit with one of our cancer specialists. Sylvester oncologists have the expertise to handle even the most complex and challenging cases. Call Sylvester today at 305-243-5302 or 877-243-1056.

To find a doctor or make an appointment at one of Sylvester’s five locations (Miami, Deerfield Beach, Kendall, Plantation and Hollywood), visit the Sylvester website at www.sylvester.org or call our patient access program at 305-243-5302 or toll-free at 877-243-1056.

At Sylvester, we specialize in cancer, only cancer. More than 250 cancer specialists – all faculty of the Miller School of Medicine – provide innovative, multidisciplinary care and conduct groundbreaking cancer research that leads to more advanced treatment options for our patients.

Sylvester has 15 “site-disease groups,” – specialized, multidisciplinary teams of health care professionals who focus on treating specific types of cancer. Sylvester’s site disease groups include a wide array of specialists including medical oncologists, surgeons, and radiation oncologists.

Cancers treated include:

Many technological advances are revolutionizing how cancer is diagnosed and treated today. Sylvester’s cancer specialists are leaders in the use of a variety of cutting-edge diagnostic procedures that help detect cancers at their earliest stages.

Additionally, we offer the latest technologies for treating cancer, including NanoKnife and DaVinci robotic surgery. Treatment options offered at Sylvester include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, stem cell transplantation (bone marrow transplantation), and interventional radiology.

An added benefit of treatment at Sylvester is access to the latest research advances through clinical trials. To learn more, please call Sylvester’s Clinical Trial Matching Service at 866-574-5124.