Florida has the second highest cancer burden in the nation, with more than 100,000 new diagnoses each year.
Cancer is not just one disease. More than 100 different types exist, each one with its own unique characteristics.
Our expert, multidisciplinary team of cancer-focused physicians and researchers — the largest team in the region — holds specific expertise in studying and treating common and rare cancers.
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only university-based comprehensive cancer center and only Cancer Center of Excellence in the region — with more treatment options and more clinical trials than most hospitals in the southeastern United States, it’s clear why patients at Sylvester have a higher chance of survival* than nearly any other hospital in the nation.Clinical Trials Research
*JAMA Oncol. doi. 10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.3151 Published online October 8, 2015
We have over 300 cancer-focused physicians and researchers in pursuit of your cure — all day, every day.
Stories like these are what push Sylvester’s cancer experts through the edge of possibility in pursuit of the next cure.