Cancer Treatment


Thousands of Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip...

As many as 60,000 women a year in the U.S. with certain types of early-stage breast cancer could benefit from treatments that are less invasive...

June 7, 2018 / 3 min read


Melanoma Monday: Know the Melanoma ABCs (Infographic)

The American Academy of Dermatology recognizes the first Monday in May as Melanoma Monday to raise awareness about this potentially deadly type of skin cancer....

May 7, 2018 / 1 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


Roundup: Skin Cancer, Kratom and Childhood Obesity

U.S. Health Experts Urge Skin Cancer Counseling for Kids, Young Adults Doctors should advise families early on about skin cancer prevention for their children, particularly...

April 6, 2018 / 4 min read


New Type of Thyroid Surgery Leaves No...

A new surgical technique allows surgeons to operate on the thyroid by accessing it through the lower lip, leaving no visible scar.

April 5, 2018 / 2 min read


Merkel Cell Carcinoma: A Different Type of...

Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare form of skin cancer that is being diagnosed in more people. The number of cases of Merkel cell carcinoma...

March 21, 2018 / 3 min read


Jim Kelly’s Battle Spotlights Oral Cancer

Jim Kelly, the NFL Hall of Fame quarterback and former University of Miami football standout, announced Thursday that he will once again undergo treatment for...

March 6, 2018 / 3 min read


Anayed’s Proton Therapy Story at Miami Cancer...

When Miami Cancer Institute opened its Proton Therapy Center last year, the timing could not have been better for Anayed Perez-Araica, 12, and her family.

February 22, 2018 / 2 min read


Understanding Cancer-Related Cognitive Dysfunction – ‘Chemo Brain’

Cancer-related cognitive dysfunction, frequently referred to as “chemo brain,” has been reported in as many as 75 percent of people receiving cancer treatment. Cancer care...

January 30, 2018 / 3 min read