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Carol Higgins

Two-Time Breast Cancer Survivor: I’m Grateful for...

In October of 2017, Sharon Prolow felt a lump in her breast that turned out to be cancer. Following a double mastectomy in her hometown...

October 28, 2019 / 5 min read

Survivor’s Message: ‘Get Checked Early’ With A...

Michael Justiz is a man in constant motion. His work as an independent commercial producer, a regular workout schedule, and family life with his wife...

September 23, 2019 / 4 min read

Processing ‘Biospecimens’ Propels Cancer-Fighting Discoveries

Headline-making advances in precision medicine rely on more than funding and facilities. Without access to donated human tissue, these discoveries would be impossible. Every person’s...

September 9, 2019 / 2 min read

Delving Into DNA at Miami Cancer Institute’s...

Cancer, unlike any other disease, is a genetic disorder. It is the result of genetic mutations in the DNA of our cells that lead to...

July 30, 2019 / 2 min read

Uterine Fibroids: More Advanced Treatment Options

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus, often affecting women during their childbearing years.  Fibroids can be smaller than...

May 9, 2019 / 2 min read

Baptist Health Doctors Co-Develop Azurion with FlexArm...

Known worldwide as an innovative leader in cardiovascular procedures and technology, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute recently unveiled Azurion with FlexArm: a new advance in...

February 27, 2019 / 2 min read

At 76, Lung Cancer Survivor Stays Active...

When Don Rhodes learned his lung cancer was back, his first thought was: “How is this going to affect my diving?” Scuba diving and underwater...

January 30, 2019 / 3 min read

Targeting Tumors: NanoKnife Advances Minimally Invasive Cancer...

While surgery, radiation and chemotherapy may be the first cancer treatments that come to mind, interventional oncology has become an essential component of the multidisciplinary...

November 8, 2018 / 2 min read

How Can Proton Therapy Improve Breast Cancer...

Radiation therapy is an effective treatment for breast cancer, but like other therapies it often comes with side effects. Some of the most serious, including...

October 11, 2018 / 2 min read

Q&A: Oral, Head & Neck Cancer

Approximately 110,000 new cases of oral, head and neck cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States, with men being affected about twice as...

April 10, 2018 / 1 min read