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Muriel Sommers

Radiation Therapy in Minutes

A breast cancer diagnosis is daunting enough, and many women face weeks of time-consuming radiation therapy after surgery. But that didn’t happen to Carmen Fernandez...

October 1, 2014 / 3 min read

Watch Now: Lung Cancer Screening Saved His...

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). It is estimated that...

August 4, 2014 / 1 min read

Low-dose CT Lung Screening Available Now

The probability that a man will be diagnosed with lung cancer in his lifetime is approximately 1 in 13, while the risk for women is...

July 1, 2014 / 2 min read

Traveling with Cancer

It is the time of the year when everyone starts thinking about summer and traveling – including cancer survivors. There are more than 13 million...

May 19, 2014 / 2 min read

What is a Patient Family Advisory Council?

As healthcare continues to move towards patient- and family-centered care, it is important for healthcare providers to listen and act on what the patient and...

May 7, 2014 / 3 min read

HPV in Women

There is a lot of talk about human papillomavirus (HPV) and its link to certain oral, neck and cervical cancers.  But what you don’t know...

April 29, 2014 / 2 min read

What You Must Know About Oral Cancers

Oral cancer is on the rise according to The Oral Cancer Foundation. Although the numbers of those diagnosed with oral cancer are not as high...

April 22, 2014 / 2 min read

Obesity and Cancer – A Growing Connection

The news has been filled with stories that tout the U.S. as one of the most obese nations in the world.  The U.S. ranked number...

March 17, 2014 / 2 min read

Relay for Life March 15 – Please...

Baptist Hospital will host the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of East Kendall — a survivors’ celebration, camp-out and relay-style walk around the hospital...

March 13, 2014 / 2 min read

Advancements in Shoulder Replacement Surgery

Whenever you hear someone say they are going to have shoulder replacement surgery, your immediate reaction is to think there will be pain and months...

February 25, 2014 / 3 min read