October 27, 2020

Miami Cancer Institute opens Multidisciplinary Skin Cancer Clinic

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This would be the first clinic near the Latin American and Caribbean region that includes the only 3D whole body photo-imaging technology MIAMI – April 3, 2019 — Miami Cancer Institute announced the opening of its Multidisciplinary Skin Cancer Clinic, including the regions’ first (1 of only 12 in the world), 3D whole body photo-imaging system […]

Medical oncologist Ludimila Cavalacante, M.D., MSCI, joins Miami Cancer Institute

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MIAMI – March 4, 2019 — Miami Cancer Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida and the state’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, welcomes medical oncologist and clinical researcher Ludimila Cavalcante, M.D., MSCI, to its team of multidisciplinary cancer care specialists. Double boarded in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology, Dr. Cavalcante […]

Miami Cancer Institute names Horacio Asbun, M.D., FACS, Chief of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

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MIAMI, FL – February 25, 2019 – Surgeon Horacio Asbun, M.D., FACS, has joined Miami Cancer Institute, the region’s premier cancer treatment and research destination and part of Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Asbun will serve as Chief of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery for Miami Cancer Institute and throughout Baptist Health. He brings to the role […]

Miami Cancer Institute now offering stem cell transplantations

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The Blood & Marrow Transplant program recently received approval of a certificate of need from the state MIAMI, FL – December 21, 2018 – Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, is offering autologous stem cell transplants for patients with multiple myeloma and lymphoma on an outpatient basis, a procedure that spares patients […]

MOVEMBER- Men’s Cancer Awareness Month Event in Cayman Islands

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Things are about to get hairy, but for a good cause! November is Men’s Health Awareness Month where men will toss aside their razors to grow a mustache or beard to show support for men fighting their biggest fight. This may be testicular or prostate cancer or a mental health sickness among other health concerns. […]

Psychosomatic Medicine Physician Constanza Martinez Piñanez, M.D., joins Miami Cancer Institute

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MIAMI, FL  — July 31, 2018 — Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida, the region’s premier cancer treatment and research destination, has expanded its comprehensive Patient Support Services team with the addition of psychosomatic medicine physician Constanza Martinez Piñanez, M.D. Board certified in psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine, Dr. Martinez Piñanez specializes in the […]

Miami Cancer Institute launches MR Image-Guided Linac Radiation Therapy

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The Institute becomes the second site in the United States to offer this form of treatment technology MIAMI, FL – June 1, 2018 — Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida and the state’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, proudly announced today that it has begun treating patients with […]

Miami Cancer Institute welcomes orthopedic oncologist and spine surgeon, Theresa J.C. Pazionis, M.D., M.A., FRCSC

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MIAMI, FLA. (April 3, 2018) — Theresa J.C. Pazionis, M.D., M.A., FRCSC, a double fellowship-trained oncologic orthopedist and spine surgeon, has joined Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida, the state’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance. Dr. Pazionis specializes in the assessment and treatment of benign and malignant tumors of […]

Miami Cancer Institute names head and neck surgeon Geoffrey Young, M.D., PH.D., Chief of Head and Neck Cancer Surgery

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MIAMI, FLA. (March 28, 2018) — Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida, the state’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, has announced that Geoffrey Young, M.D., Ph.D., will serve as chief of the division of Head and Neck Cancer Surgery. Dr. Young specializes in the surgical treatment of cancers affecting […]

Miami Cancer Institute unveils South Florida’s first Proton Therapy Center

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MIAMI, FLA. (March 15, 2018) — Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida and the state’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, proudly announced today that it has officially opened South Florida’s first state-of-the-art Proton Therapy Center and is currently treating patients. Proton therapy is the latest addition to Miami […]