Research & Outreach

Research & Outreach Footprint

The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center conducts research and outreach activities that align with community needs. These activities include cutting-edge clinical research studies that look at new ways to understand, prevent, detect, or treat cancer. Outreach activities include tailored community events designed to provide education about cancer prevention, screening, and early diagnosis. Research and outreach activities take place in the four-county Sylvester Catchment Area (Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Monroe Counties), as well as throughout the state of Florida and beyond.

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Research In Our Communities Cancer Burden Outreach In Our Communities

Interested in comparing cancer burden against behavorial and environmental factors?

A third of most common cancers are due to lifestyle. Compare indicators such as incidence rate, percent late stage and mortality rate to risk and protective factors including tobacco use, obesity, and UV exposure on the Cancer Data page.

2,000+ miles

traveled by our Game Changer Vehicle

867 events

held for education and screening in 2017


people served by cancer prevention efforts in 2017

Learn more about the Game Changer Vehicle

For information on where the vehicle is going, see where it’s been, and make an appointment, check out the Game Changer Vehicle page.