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Adrienne Sylver

Rediscovering the Joy of Food: Cancer Patient...

Most of us take the ability to chew our favorite foods and speak so that we can be understood for granted. Not Magdalena Matias. Diagnosed...

November 23, 2021 / 3 min read

Miami Cancer Institute Study Helps Identify Patients...

In a study that could improve outcomes for patients who have undergone surgery for cancer that has metastasized to the brain, a team of researchers...

November 19, 2021 / 3 min read

Breathe Better: Simple Scan Detects Lung Cancer...

If you could have a quick, painless scan to check the health of your lungs, would you? Most Americans don’t realize there is a low-dose...

November 9, 2021 / 2 min read

Lumpectomy or Mastectomy? Cancer Survivor Makes a...

A Jazzercise instructor for 30 years, Brenda Cavallo is best described as upbeat and energetic. But as cancer began claiming close family members ― her...

October 25, 2021 / 4 min read

After Breast Cancer Journey, Survivor Gives Back

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...

October 19, 2021 / 4 min read

Words of a Breast Cancer Survivor: You...

Living in Boca Raton and working for a real estate developer in Miami, Lee Ann Ryan has a busy career and puts some mileage on...

October 18, 2021 / 4 min read

A Lifesaving Shower for Cancer Survivor

Rather than using her usual soap and a loofah in the shower, Charlenne Miranda picked up some shower gel. It was a move that she...

October 14, 2021 / 3 min read

Under 40? Know Your Risk for Breast...

If you’re a woman under the age of 40, chances are you are in the prime of your career. You may also be busy pursuing...

October 11, 2021 / 4 min read

Advice from a Breast Cancer Survivor: Don’t...

Marlen Acosta-Garcia was diligent about having her first mammogram at age 40, as recommended. But then her health took a back seat as her law...

October 7, 2021 / 3 min read

Breast Cancer and the Pandemic: Continuing Your...

Although the latest COVID-19 surge seems to have abated, the coronavirus is still very much present in South Florida. As of October 1, 2021, the...

October 4, 2021 / 3 min read