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Study by Miami Cancer Institute Physician Researchers Promises...

March 24, 2022 by

For patients with cancer that has metastasized to the brain, the standard treatment for years has been to resect, or surgically remove, the lesion an [...]


Miami Cancer Institute First to Use New Virtual...

September 29, 2021 by

Lying perfectly still for 30 minutes or more while getting a magnetic resonance imaging study (MRI) can be a challenge for anyone. For younger patien [...]


6 Brain Tumor Myths Debunked

September 1, 2021 by

Brain tumors can be benign or cancerous. They can be low- or high-grade, describing if they are slow- or fast-growing. They can originate in the brai [...]


International Brain Tumor Patient Headed Home After Treatment...

May 11, 2021 by

When Paula Vargas started complaining about random headaches and problems seeing out of her right eye, the thriving, 27-year-old lawyer thought that [...]


‘Great Recovery’ from Brachytherapy: Multidisciplinary Team at Baptist...

May 3, 2021 by

Even among the most challenging cancer diagnoses, the case of Jorge Gamez Estrada, 61, (pictured above with his daughters Elizabeth and Cassandra) wa [...]


Minimally Invasive Innovative Technology Offers Hope for Patients...

August 26, 2020 by

A new and sophisticated twist on the technology that brings us images of a fetus in utero will soon be used by physicians at

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  • For Pediatric Brain Cancer Patients, Proton Therapy Leads...

    March 16, 2020 by

    Treating brain cancer in young children is a challenge, as radiation doses can negatively impact IQ and cognition as their brains grow and develop. A [...]



    Brain-Implanted Device Helps Ease Seizures (Video)

    October 23, 2017 by

    A small device manufactured in Silicon Valley, referred to as the RNS System, can monitor and respond to brain activity, somewhat like a pacemaker res [...]


    McCain’s Brain Cancer Diagnosis: A Tough Battle Ahead

    July 20, 2017 by

    The type of brain tumor that doctors removed from Senator John McCain last week is known as a glioblastoma, a highly malignant form of cancer that spr [...]


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