Cancer Treatment


Healthcare 2019: Top Advances in Treatments, Prevention

Throughout 2018, the Resource blog has highlighted advances in treatment and prevention at Baptist Health South Florida, sometimes taking the lead or reflecting on national...

December 31, 2018 / 5 min read


Facts About Stomach Cancer

Iconic TV star Fred Rogers of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” fashion designer Liz Claiborne, tough-guy John Wayne and French military leader Napoléan Bonaparte share notable celebrity....

November 28, 2018 / 5 min read


Smokeout 2018: Smoking Habit is Down But...

Despite a barrage of clinical studies over the decades confirming the health hazards of tobacco use, nearly 38 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and smoking...

November 15, 2018 / 4 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


Possible Lung Cancer Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore...

Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in the United States for both men and women. And most patients are diagnosed in the latter stages of...

November 5, 2018 / 2 min read


Breast Reconstruction: New Method Can Reduce Pain,...

Breast reconstruction for women who have undergone mastectomies can improve the quality of their lives by removing the associated disfigurement. Now, a relatively new approach...

November 1, 2018 / 2 min read


Scalp Cooling Helps Prevent Hair Loss During...

Hair loss is a side effect of chemotherapy that can have a significant impact on the psychological aspect of a breast cancer patient’s treatment and...

October 31, 2018 / 2 min read


A ‘Game Changer’ for Treating Tumors at...

When 87-year-old Manny Avila was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, the prognosis was devastating. “They gave him 2 months to live. The doctors said not to...

October 17, 2018 / 1 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