Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
As a pioneer in South Florida healthcare, the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center in Miami brings together leading cancer specialists to provide multi-disciplinary health care and cutting-edge research.
There is expertise to handle — and research being done — at Sylvester for both peritoneal and pleural mesothelioma, the relatively rare cancers that are caused by asbestos exposure.
Part of the University of Miami Health System, Sylvester handles an estimated 1,300 inpatient admissions, treats more than 4,400 new cancer patients and performs 2,400 surgical procedures annually. There are 250 physicians and scientists, all working together in the fight against cancer. Virtually all forms of cancer can be treated at Sylvester, where many of the most advanced tools and latest treatment procedures are being utilized to create a wide range of success stories and cancer victories.