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Adrienne Sylver

Chemoprevention: Lowering the Chance of Breast Cancer

In the fight against breast cancer, prevention has become as important as finding a cure or prolonging survival ― perhaps more so. Baptist Health’s Miami...

July 13, 2021 / 3 min read

Miami Cancer Institute Launches HIV/Cancer Clinic and...

Cancer patients who also have HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) can now benefit from services offered at Miami Cancer Institute’s new HIV/Cancer Clinic, according to medical...

July 7, 2021 / 3 min read

Men: Know Your Genetics to Lower Your...

A gene mutation that could put you at higher risk for cancer is just as likely to come from your father as your mother. Unfortunately,...

June 14, 2021 / 5 min read

Miami Cancer Institute Achieves ‘Summit’ With Experts...

In the U.S., nearly 180,000 people were diagnosed with a form of blood cancer in 2020, according to the Leukemia & Lymphoma society. As clinical...

May 26, 2021 / 3 min read

Father of Five and Military Veteran Wins...

Fred Escobedo remembers feeling surprised when he was told he had throat cancer. After all, he seemed healthy, exercised regularly, didn’t smoke and followed his...

April 27, 2021 / 4 min read

For Baptist Health South Florida, Every Day...

“At Baptist Health, every day is Earth Day,” says Jason Bell, assistant vice president of operations for the health system, which has eleven hospitals and...

April 22, 2021 / 3 min read

There’s a Fix for Your Back Pain,...

If you’re experiencing that achy back feeling, you aren’t alone. The leading cause of disability in the U.S., back pain will affect 80 percent of...

April 16, 2021 / 3 min read

What Expectant Black Women Need to Know

Pregnancy-related deaths have increased in the last decade in the United States, placing the country last among all developed nations when it comes to maternal...

April 15, 2021 / 3 min read

Milestone: Teen is 1,000th Patient Treated with...

When Emma-Jane Hinton was diagnosed with a brain tumor this past summer, she dreamed about the day she could go back to school, take a...

March 12, 2021 / 4 min read

Expanded Cancer Program Means Better Care for...

When it comes to cancer, treatment delays can lead to less favorable outcomes and even a greater chance of death from certain cancers. Thanks to...

March 3, 2021 / 3 min read