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Miami Cancer Institute Launches Global Consortium to Speed and Improve Bladder Cancer Care WorldwideMiami Cancer Institute has spearheaded the creation of the Global Bladder Cancer Consortium (GBCC), a collaboration between the world’s top experts in bladder cancer. Among the GBCC’s priorities are creating a large and diverse patient database, launching clinical trials at multiple sites throughout the world and sharing information - all initiatives that will impact patient outcomes and improve care for those with bladder cancer.
Cardiac Surgery Reinvented: Landmark Minimally Invasive Technique Garners Much Global Attention at Miami Cardiac & Vascular InstituteOf the estimated 350,000 coronary bypass surgeries performed nationally every year, most are still done as they were, more or less, since the 1970s.
Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute and FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Partner to Study Effects of Ultrasound Waves on the BrainBaptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute and Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine are collaborating to offer a new clinical trial for patients with Alzheimer’s disease. The study uses low-intensity focused ultrasound to disrupt brain changes that lead to the neuron damage that causes memory and cognition problems in patients.
Subspecialized GI Oncologists of Benefit to Patients with GI CancersGastrointestinal (GI) cancers are among the deadliest cancer diagnoses, yet not all patients with GI cancers will see a subspecialist. Considering the explosive pace at which cancer care is changing ? with the development of new medications, increasingly sophisticated treatments and the availability of clinical trials ? most patients with GI cancers would significantly benefit from seeing a gastrointestinal oncologist, says Gretel Terrero, M.D., a triple board-certified hematologist and medical oncologist at Baptist Health’s Miami Cancer Institute who subspecializes in GI cancers.
Making the Move Into the ASC Setting: Baptist Health’s StoryKevin Nicholas will discuss the move that Baptist Health and – in particular the Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute - took in starting to open cardiovascular ASCs. He’ll share considerations they had and their future plans for ASC care sites.
Miami Cancer Institute First in World to Deliver Adaptive MR-Guided Radiation Therapy with the MRIdian® A3i SystemAt Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, a Miami woman is now the first pancreas cancer patient in the world to be treated using an advanced platform for adaptive MR-guided radiotherapy.
Baptist Health Acquires Sophisticated New Platform for Brain Tumor TreatmentAlways seeking to further the level of care available to cancer patients in the region, Baptist Health South Florida has added a sophisticated new radiosurgery platform to its arsenal of cancer-fighting technology.
Miami Cancer Institute Physicians Were in the Spotlight at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)Physician researchers from the Miami Cancer Institute presented the latest advances and information on new clinical trials from novel therapies to inhibit tumor proliferation and stimulate anti-cancer responses in patients with advanced solid tumors.
Glioblastoma Patient Enrolls in Novel Clinical Trial Using Proton Therapy to Augment SurvivalWhen Gwen Watson was diagnosed with glioblastoma (GBM), an aggressive brain cancer, she and her husband didn’t hesitate to drive four and a half hours from their home in DeLand, Florida, to Baptist Health’s Miami Cancer Institute so that she could receive state-of-the art multi-disciplinary care and enroll in a clinical trial.
Baptist Health Neurosurgeon’s Study Linking Meningiomas to Ménière’s Symptoms Featured on Cover Journal of NeurosurgeryA case review designed and co-authored by a Miami Neuroscience Institute surgeon appeared on the cover of the Feb. 2022 issue of the Journal of Neurosurgery.
The Debrief with Dr. Zinner featuring guest Guenther Koehne, M.D., Ph.D.Join Dr. Zinner., CEO and Executive Medical Director at Miami Cancer Institute and Dr. Koehne, Deputy Director and Chief of Blood & Marrow Transplant, Hematologic Oncology and Benign Hematology, on the first episode of The Debrief as they discuss some of the latest advancements in hematology.
Baptist Health Orthopedic Surgeons Recognized for Leadership in Talus Treatment Using Particulated Juvenile Allograft CartilageAn instructional video created by a team of Baptist Health orthopedic surgeons received the Foot and Ankle award at the 2022 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Conference.