The first indication that something is afoot is the sound of a slow-beating drum moving across campus. When the source of the sound comes into view, you see that the drummer is accompanied by a group of individuals wearing colorful jackets and marching slowly, solemnly in line. For those in the know, the big question is: Who are they looking for this time?
Social workers across the University of Miami Heath System tend to be selfless in their day-to-day support and education of patients, families and colleagues on their interdisciplinary teams. The celebration of Social Work Month each March, however, provides an opportunity to step back and acknowledge their essential roles in patient care.
The first study in humans to explore the potential of a new treatment for solid tumors shows acceptable safety, an effective dose range and — although not designed to do so — demonstrates that tisotumab vedotin can shrink tumors in patients with advanced or metastatic bladder, prostate, ovarian and other cancers, researchers report.
Thursday, March 7, at 4 p.m., is the deadline for pre-registration for early race-packet pickup for the 10th annual SunSmart 5K (3.1 miles) run/walk, which will be held on Sunday, March 10, at 7:30 a.m., in Bill Baggs Park on Key Biscayne. It will celebrate skin and heart health by supporting skin cancer research and helping to make AEDs available in public and private places in Miami.