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Peter B. Laird

School and Sports Physical Exams Offered at...

It’s “Back to School” time for students across South Florida and many parents know exactly what that means: waiting for hours at the doctor’s office...

August 29, 2022 / 3 min read

A Non-Invasive Treatment for Skin Cancer Enhances...

A type of highly conformal radiation therapy typically used to treat gynecologic cancers is also being used to treat patients with non-melanoma skin cancers such...

August 18, 2022 / 3 min read

Miami Cancer Institute and an ‘Overwhelmingly Positive...

To her family, friends and clients, Kristine Flook is one of the strongest, most courageous and most relentlessly positive women they know. And it’s precisely...

July 27, 2022 / 6 min read

When Should You Seek Treatment for Your...

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are among the most common bacterial infections treated in the United States and are believed to cause more than 13,000...

July 21, 2022 / 3 min read

Treating Advanced Pancreas Cancer: Miami Cancer Institute...

In another notable first for Miami Cancer Institute, a Miami woman is now the first pancreas cancer patient in the world to be treated using...

July 20, 2022 / 9 min read

Miami Cancer Institute Hosts Particle Beam Radiotherapy...

Miami Cancer Institute recently served as host for the 60th annual Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group (PTCOG) meeting, “Optimization of Radiotherapy Modalities,” according to executives with the...

July 15, 2022 / 2 min read

Chris Evert’s Diagnosis Shines Spotlight on Challenge...

During her dominance of women’s tennis in the 1970s and 80s, former world number one and 18-time Grand Slam champion Chris Evert faced down many...

July 7, 2022 / 6 min read

Baptist Health Emergency Medicine Specialist: “Fireworks a...

Planning on celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with fireworks? Whether you’re lighting the fuse on some backyard fireworks or watching a professionally produced display,...

June 29, 2022 / 3 min read

Toby Keith’s Health Revelation Prompts Reader Questions...

Toby Keith fans were worried recently when the country music superstar revealed he has been treated for stomach cancer. “Will he be okay?” many asked....

June 28, 2022 / 6 min read

Baptist Health Acquires Sophisticated New Platform for...

Always seeking to further the level of care available to cancer patients in the region, Baptist Health South Florida has added a sophisticated new radiosurgery...

June 27, 2022 / 3 min read