Cancer Treatment


Gel Reduces Side Effects of Radiation Therapy...

For the thousands of men treated with radiation therapy for prostate cancer each year, a new procedure is providing a lot of relief.

July 24, 2017 / 2 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


Regrowing the Liver Before Cancer Surgery: A...

At age 26, Christina Neal was diagnosed with breast cancer. Two years later, she found out the cancer had spread to her liver. Initially one...

June 13, 2017 / 2 min read


The Boutique at Miami Cancer Institute Is...

The Boutique at Miami Cancer Institute offers a full line of beautiful bras and other clothing, as well as a wide range of prosthetic breasts...

June 1, 2017 / 2 min read


Beating Thyroid Cancer: ‘I’m in Good Hands’...

When Leyanys Santos, 41, was told that an abnormal growth in her thyroid was cancerous, she had a tough time registering what she had just...

May 31, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: Women in 30s Having More Babies...

For the first time in the U.S., women in their 30s are having more babies than younger mothers. For the last 30 years, women in...

May 19, 2017 / 2 min read


Miami Cancer Institute and NASA Connect With...

Miami Cancer Institute’s Infusionarium hosted an “out of this world” virtual experience for pediatric oncology patients, with the help of scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion...

May 15, 2017 / 1 min read


Green Tea vs. Cancer: ‘Integrative Medicine’ in...

Can a certain chemical in green tea help prevent cancer? An Atlanta-area 7th-grader, with help from his chemist father, recently won the Georgia Science and...

April 25, 2017 / 3 min read


Thyroid Cancer on the Rise

The number of thyroid cancer cases diagnosed over the last 40 years has tripled and continues to increase 3 percent each year, making it one...

April 20, 2017 / 2 min read