Miami Cancer Institute’s world-renowned radiation oncology experts – and the advanced technologies we offer – provide you with a life-changing medical edge in your fight against cancer, right here in South Florida.
As the only cancer center in the world to offer all of the latest radiation therapy technologies under one roof, the Institute is also home to South Florida’s first state-of-the-art Proton Therapy Center, where our highly trained specialists and sub-specialists use the high-energy beams of proton therapy to target, attack and destroy cancer cells while minimizing side effects.
All of the radiotherapy options we offer enable our team of physicians to provide the very best treatment and therapy approach for all patients, personalized specifically for each patient’s particular tumor.
Led by Deputy Director and Chief of Radiation Oncology Minesh Mehta, M.D., an internationally recognized radiation oncology expert, proton therapy pioneer and leader, and cancer research expert, the Institute’s team of medical specialists collaborates with each other and across medical disciplines to offer patients comprehensive clinical expertise and access to innovative therapies and research.
More than half of cancer patients will undergo some form of radiation therapy either as a singular therapy or in combination with other therapies, depending on each patient’s individual tumor.
MR-Guided Radiation Therapy with the MRIdian® A3i System
Miami Cancer Institute’s world-renowned radiation oncology experts – and the advanced technologies we offer – provide you with a life-changing medical edge in your fight against cancer, right here in South Florida. Miami Cancer Institute is the first in the world to delivery adaptive MR-Guided Radiation Therapy with the MRIdian A3i System.
Today, ViewRay’s MRIdian A3i upgrade gives the MRIdian system a suite of new and enhanced features that provides even greater precision and control. Miami Cancer Institute recently became the first in the world to use MRIdian A3i for adaptive radiation therapy, an advanced technique by which the delivered radiation is modified each day to ensure that high doses are precisely delivered only to the tumor, even if there are significant changes in the patient’s internal anatomy.
New Patient Series: Radiation Therapy
Learn what happens during your internal or external radiation treatments, and how you will prepare with your care team.
Miami Cancer Institute APEx Accreditation
Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, has been granted full accreditation by the ASTRO Accreditation Program for Excellence (APEx ®) for a four-year term effective August 10, 2021. With this accreditation, Miami Cancer Institute is now one of only seven radiation oncology facilities in the state of Florida to have received this prestigious honor, and the first and only APEx accredited proton center in Florida.
To learn more about the APEx Accreditation, you can learn more here. For the full list of accredited facilities, please feel free to visit this site.
Cutting Edge Treatment In One Place
Miami Cancer Institute offers one of the world’s most comprehensive and advanced radiation oncology programs, including South Florida’s first proton therapy center. We are the only cancer center in the world to offer all of the latest radiation therapies in one place, which enables us to choose what treatment is right for you.
Designed With Patients in Mind
We know cancer treatment is a challenging experience, and that's why we are committed to making it as easy on you and your family as possible.
Whether it’s the tranquil natural light that radiates comfort, the cozy surroundings, or the aesthetically calming interior designed to help promote healing, every detail was incorporated to help you heal.