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Medical campus update: Hurricane Irma

The latest on Hurricane Irma and how it is affecting the medical campus.

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Ranjith Ramasamy, M.D., speaking at American Urological Association conference in Boston.

Dr. Ranjith Ramasamy, Winner of AUA Research Scholar Award, Presents at Boston Conference

Ranjith Ramasamy, M.D., assistant professor of urology and director of male reproductive medicine and surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, gave a presentation at the recent American Urological Association (AUA) annual meeting in Boston. Ramasamy specializes in the treatment of disorders of male infertility and sexual dysfunction.

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Left, bladder image using white light cystoscopy alone. Right, same image after using Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview as an adjunct to white light.

Sylvester Only Site in South Florida to Offer New Bladder Cancer Detection System

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of the University of Miami Health System, is the only institution in South Florida offering fluorescence enhanced Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview®, an optical imaging agent for the detection of bladder cancer.

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From left, Carl H. June, M.D., Pasquale Benedetto, M.D., Mark L. Gonzalgo, M.D., Ph.D., Nipun Merchant, M.D., Alberto J. Caban-Martinez, D.O., Ph.D., M.P.H., Breelyn A. Wilky, M.D., and Stephen D. Nimer, M.D.

Zubrod Memorial Lecture Program Spotlights Faculty and Young Investigators

Six physician-scientists were recognized for their contributions to cancer research and treatment as part of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s 18th Annual Zubrod Memorial Lecture and Sylvester Cancer Research Poster Session on May 19. Sylvester Director Stephen D. Nimer, M.D., hosted the event.

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Dipen J. Parekh, M.D.

Dr. Dipen Parekh Live Streams Three Robotic Cancer Surgeries on Two Continents in 24 Hours

Dipen J. Parekh, M.D., one of the world’s most experienced surgeons for robotic-assisted urologic oncology, and a physician at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, recently demonstrated the benefits of these advanced procedures on two continents in 24 hours.

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