publication date: Jan. 27, 2017

In Brief Miami Cancer Institute Opens, joins MSKCC Alliance

Baptist Health South Florida earlier this week opened the Miami Cancer Institute.

The $430 million center, which is a part of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, aims to serve its immediate markets as well as Latin America and the Caribbean.

The institute, located on the Baptist Hospital campus and led by Michael Zinner, a cancer surgeon and the founding CEO and executive medical director, combines clinical services, cancer research, and technology platforms in a single 395,000-square-foot facility.

The institute will also offer proton therapy. It is one of 27 operating proton therapy centers in the U.S.

The institute Jan. 26 joined the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, an initiative that aims to improve the quality of care and outcomes for people with cancer in community settings. There are three ways patients receiving care at Miami Cancer Institute directly benefit from the collaboration:

Adoption of MSK standards of care into everyday practice

During the last year, MSK standards have been shared with and integrated by Miami Cancer Institute. By keeping up to date with the latest innovations, the institute’s clinical experts make treatment decisions for their patients based on the best and most current evidence available.

Integrated learning

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