Early Detection

An important step to reducing your risk of cancer and staying healthy is by getting your recommended screenings.

Newly Diagnosed

Miami Cancer Institute is here to help you every step of the way after a cancer diagnosis.
  • What Makes Us Better?

    No other cancer program in the region has the cancer-fighting expertise, backed by the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, paired with the innovative technology — including advanced genomic testing, advanced skin cancer detection and proton therapy — that is available at Miami Cancer Institute. We uncover what’s driving your cancer and deliver precise and effective treatments.
  • Expertise With Your Cancer

    At Miami Cancer Institute, molecular diagnostics are used to fully understand the molecular makeup of a patient’s cancer, which helps our experts create personalized and targeted treatment plans. Unmatched in South Florida, our Institute is at the forefront of cancer treatment and prevention, with its use of molecular diagnostics and genetic risk assessment. With a full understanding of the genomic architecture behind each cancer, we’re able to successfully leverage our precision therapies and provide better outcomes.
Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials

Miami Cancer Institute can provide access to clinical trials not widely available elsewhere. Clinical trials find new ways to treat and diagnose cancer and are ongoing. If an appropriate trial is available, we will talk to you about the benefits and risks.

Welcome to Compassionate Cancer Care

Welcome to Compassionate Cancer Care

At Miami Cancer Institute, we understand that the true definition of compassionate care is that nothing is more important than the patient sitting in front of you. We are ready to care for you.

Miami Cancer Institute Achieves AAHRPP Accreditation

Miami Cancer Institute Achieves AAHRPP Accreditation

The Association for Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs has recognized Miami Cancer Institute for promoting ethically sound and safe human subject research practices.

Miami Cancer Institute has been awarded full accreditation by the Association for Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP), after having completed the accreditation process with zero deficiencies. This is a significant achievement and a testament to our commitment to the highest standards in promoting ethically sound and safe human subject research practices.

A Breakthrough in Collaborative Care

A Breakthrough in Collaborative Care

As Florida's only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance, Miami Cancer Institute is part of a deep and functional collaboration that affords patients access to innovative treatments right here at home and ensures that the standards of care developed by our multidisciplinary disease management team match those at MSK.

Dr. Alessandro Villa

Chief of Oral Medicine and Oral Oncology
Dr. Alessandro Villa

Physician Spotlight

Alessandro Villa, D.D.S., Ph.D., M.P.H., is chief of oral medicine, oral oncology and dentistry at Miami Cancer Institute. Dr. Villa specializes in treating oral mucosal and salivary gland diseases, oral precancers and oral complications from cancer treatment. He is fluent in English and Italian.

Dr. Villa’s research focuses on oral dysplasia, oral complications from cancer therapy and prevention of HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancers. He’s been the principal investigator in several clinical trials including the use of immunotherapy to manage oral proliferative leukoplakia. His research has been published in the Journal of Cancer Education, Cancer, JCO Clinical Practice, the Journal of the American Dental Association and more.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Oral Medicine, Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer/International Society of Oral Oncology and the Florida Dental Association.

Dr. Villa works with people who have a chronic oral disease, and he believes he is there to accompany them every step of their journeys. When he is not treating patients, Dr. Villa likes to ski, play the piano and explore new places with family and friends.

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