3D illustration of human circulatory system heart anatomy

AHA Scientific Sessions Feature Miller School’s Pioneering Research 

Article Summary The LEAF study is the first to show that treating overweight and obese patients with AFib with a combination of risk management strategies and a weight loss drug greatly improved ablation outcomes. The study compared groups who received only risk management strategies...

Dec. 06 2023 |
Blood cancer cells seen through a microscope

Podcast: Transformative Science Drives Promising Blood Cancer Advances

The challenge and complexity of myelodysplastic syndromes and acute myeloid leukemia attracted Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center hematologist Mikkael Sekeres, M.D., M.S., to his field. ...

Dec. 06 2023 |
Computer screen with measurements of liver elasticity

Non-Invasive Test for Liver Disease Can Predict Liver Cancer

New Miller School research shows that liver elastography is an effective and non-invasive way of predicting the risk of liver cancer for patients treated for hepatitis C. Even after successful antiviral treatment for chronic hepatitis C, some patients who have cirrhosis can also develop liver...

Dec. 06 2023 |
Tony and Vanessa Beyer, whose donation created the skin care initiative named after them.

A Family’s Gift Establishes Sylvester Skin Cancer Initiative

The Beyer Family Skin Cancer Prevention and Control Initiative supports Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers as they work to reduce the frequency of skin cancer. ...

Dec. 05 2023 |


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