Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One-in-eight U.S. women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, making it one of the most common cancer diagnoses in women.

Our healthcare experts need YOUR help to have the resources necessary to continue to save lives. Your gift to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center ensures our physician-scientists are able to continue their lifesaving research.

With your help, we can continue to advance our clinical trials currently underway, in addition to researching the impact of the novel coronavirus on our cancer patients.

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Your Impact

With your gift, you can have a direct impact on the lives of our patients.

Your gift of any amount will help our physician-scientists conduct the breakthrough research required to save lives.

Your gift of $1,000 can help provide a patient with other necessities, like transportation, childcare and bill assistance while she receives chemotherapy.

Your gift of $500 can provide a patient with a beautiful natural-hair wig.

Your gift of $250 can allow a patient to have genetic testing, which impacts an entire family.

Your gift of $50 can provide one acupuncture treatment.

Your gift of $25 can provide a compression sleeve, preventing lymphedema.

About Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, is the only academic-based cancer center in South Florida and serves as the hub for cancer-related research, diagnosis, and treatment at UHealth.

Sylvester’s mission is to reduce the human burden from cancer through research, education, prevention, and the delivery of quality patient care.

For more information on Sylvester, please visit

About the University of Miami Health System

The University of Miami Health System delivers leading-edge patient care by the region’s best doctors, powered by the groundbreaking research of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine. As South Florida’s only university-based medical system, UHealth is a vital component of the community that is leading the next generation of health care. UHealth is made up of more than 1,200 physicians and scientists who are highly trained specialists focused on providing state-of-the-art medical care.

For more information about UHealth, please visit