The University of Miami’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is making efforts toward alleviating inequalities in cancer control in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs) through the Global Oncology and International Programs initiative.
- Inbound and outbound educational opportunities
- Awarding internal research grants, creation of research post doc positions, and bridging international research collaborators with UM
- Improving the International patient experience and providing guidance to partners to develop their own services considering resource restraints
- Patient Care
Vision for Global Oncology & International Programs at Sylvester
To be internationally recognized for outstanding cancer research and individualized patient-centered care
To lead education and training of healthcare professionals in cancer control in resource limited settings.
To build a world class global oncology research program investigating differences in cancer biology, and disparities in prevention, care, research, and the disease's social and human impact around the world.
To bring a patient centered approach to cancer treatment considering an appropriate level of resources available within the LMIC.