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Just Diagnosed With Cancer: Treatment Options for Gynecologic...

October 6, 2021 by

Every five minutes, a woman will be diagnosed with gynecologic cancer and more than 33,000 will die from the disease this year, according to the Foun [...]


Endometrial Cancer Survivor Credits Survival to Oncologist’s Persistence

June 20, 2022 by

Sometimes, even the most sophisticated medical tests and technology are no match for a doctor’s own experience and intuition. Just ask Edith Odabas [...]


Ovarian Cyst Surgery Leads to Surprise Cancer Diagnosis...

April 4, 2022 by

As Claryza Pujol tells it, she may have been the healthiest person ever to be diagnosed with cancer. At age 42, she was the picture of health and fit [...]


At the Starting Line: Cancer Patient and Surgeon...

February 4, 2022 by

Running in the 26.2-mile Life Time Miami Marathon & Half was a goal Tracey Hecht set for herself while battling breast cancer ― a journey that [...]


Knowing Family History Helped Art Fair Executive Survive...

January 24, 2022 by

Because there is a history of cancer in her family, April Magen has always been extra vigilant about her health. Her grandmother, whom she was very c [...]


Annual Screenings, Early Diagnosis Help South Miami Woman...

January 10, 2022 by

Jacqueline “Jackie” Modia – wife, mother, bank branch manager and South Miami resident – did everything right when it came to her health. Ann [...]


Cancer Expert: ‘No Woman Today Should Be Getting...

January 3, 2022 by

The good news? Cervical cancer rates and deaths have steadily declined over the years, thanks to increased awareness of the disease and its risk fact [...]


After Breast Cancer Journey, Survivor Gives Back

October 19, 2021 by

When widow Angie Taylor moved to Plantation from Maryland in 2015, she was ready to start a new chapter of her life. At 48, and with children approac [...]


Cancer Survivor Began Screenings at Age 35

October 1, 2021 by

Because her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 42 ― and eventually died from endometrial cancer ― Marissa Porven started her mammogra [...]


Fighting Back Against Ovarian Cancer

September 30, 2021 by

By the time Lilimay Stokes-Prospere learned she had ovarian cancer, it was quite advanced. That’s not unusual, since there are no early screening t [...]


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