About Miami



To ensure that MASCC 2014 is the largest and most exciting international symposium ever hosted by MASCC and ISOO, the "Magic City" of Miami was chosen to host this year's event.

Rich in diversity, Miami is a perfect choice for a meeting that will include topics of regional and global importance.

Indeed, Miami boasts the largest Latin American population outside of the region, with nearly 65 percent of the city's 400,000 residents claiming Latino heritage.

Famous around the world for its breathtaking natural wonders, endless relaxation and magnificent weather, Miami also happens to be a regional cancer treatment and research hub.

The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center handles approximately 1,300 inpatient admissions, performs approximately 2,500 surgical procedures and treats more than 4,400 new cancer patients annually.

Another Miami institution is Advanced Medical Specialties, which delivers top caliber personalized care by way of effective therapies and the most advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies. 

The Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center provides Miami residents with award winning cancer care.  The Center's use of a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing and treating a broad range of cancers includes a host of support services aimed at helping patients heal.

And then there's Miami Children's Hospital, a recognized leader in pediatric healthcare. The hospital's Cancer Center is the region's leading pediatric care institute and provides care for more pediatric cancer patients than any other facility in South Florida.

Whenever the need arises, take some time off to rejuvenate! Discover the unique sophistication of Lincoln Road (Miami's 'Fifth Avenue'), take in the colorful sights of South Beach, explore the unique art deco landscape and sample exquisite culinary cuisines – all conveniently located next to this year's Symposium venue, the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Miami Beach Convention Center

Places to eat around the venue

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