Breast Cancer


Lower Breast Cancer Risk With Lifestyle Choices

Jane Mendez, M.D., Miami Cancer Institute, advises patients to focus on lifestyle factors that are proven to contribute to increased breast cancer risk.

October 26, 2017 / 3 min read


Breast Reconstructive Surgery: Questions Answered (Video)

Women confronted with the option of having breast reconstructive surgery face a difficult decision that raises many questions about the procedure itself and the potential...

October 18, 2017 / 2 min read


Screening Mammograms Key to Early Detection of...

While breast cancer screening recommendations are directed to women age 40 and older, it is also important for younger women to be aware of their...

October 11, 2017 / 3 min read


Breast Cancer Roundup: Radiation Therapy ‘Not as...

The majority of patients who have radiation therapy for breast cancer say the treatment isn’t as “scary” as they thought it would be, according to a...

October 6, 2017 / 3 min read


When to Get a Mammogram

Every year. Every two years starting at age 40. Every other year starting at age 55. These are some of the guidelines for mammography that...

July 13, 2017 / 1 min read


Surviving — and Thriving — After a...

On National Cancer Survivors Day, Sunday, June 4, the more than 15.5 million cancer survivors in the U.S. and their supporters will unite to celebrate...

June 4, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: U.S. Life Expectancy Lags Behind Other...

Although improving, Americans will continue to have one of the lowest life expectancies of any developed nation, a new study projects. American women will live...

February 24, 2017 / 3 min read


Nutrition and Cancer: Diet Tips to Lower...

Many cancers diagnosed in the United States every year can be linked to body fatness, physical inactivity, excess alcohol consumption or poor nutrition -- which...

February 21, 2017 / 2 min read


Miami Cancer Institute Grand Opening (Video)

A ceremonial ribbon cutting on a picture-perfect South Florida evening officially marked the opening of Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida. The state-of-the...

January 26, 2017 / 1 min read