Breast Cancer


Lumpectomy or Mastectomy? Cancer Survivor Makes a...

A Jazzercise instructor for 30 years, Brenda Cavallo is best described as upbeat and energetic. But as cancer began claiming close family members ― her...

October 25, 2021 / 4 min read


A Lifesaving Shower for Cancer Survivor

Rather than using her usual soap and a loofah in the shower, Charlenne Miranda picked up some shower gel. It was a move that she...

October 14, 2021 / 3 min read


Under 40? Know Your Risk for Breast...

If you’re a woman under the age of 40, chances are you are in the prime of your career. You may also be busy pursuing...

October 11, 2021 / 4 min read


Advice from a Breast Cancer Survivor: Don’t...

Marlen Acosta-Garcia was diligent about having her first mammogram at age 40, as recommended. But then her health took a back seat as her law...

October 7, 2021 / 3 min read


A Reminder: Timely Mammograms are Critical

Candy Hernandez knew she was a little behind on getting her mammogram. Like many women, she allowed family obligations to come first, and then the...

October 6, 2021 / 2 min read


Breast Cancer and the Pandemic: Continuing Your...

Although the latest COVID-19 surge seems to have abated, the coronavirus is still very much present in South Florida. As of October 1, 2021, the...

October 4, 2021 / 3 min read


Surviving — and Thriving — After a...

The Survivorship Program at Miami Cancer Institute addresses the challenges faced by cancer survivors, such as Debbie Berngard and Deborah Hasson, so that they are...

September 21, 2021 / 3 min read


Breast Cancer: Know Your Family History

For some patients, the risk of developing breast cancer is in their genes. About 5 percent to 10 percent of breast cancers are hereditary —...

September 14, 2021 / 2 min read


Chemoprevention: Lowering the Chance of Breast Cancer

In the fight against breast cancer, prevention has become as important as finding a cure or prolonging survival ― perhaps more so. Baptist Health’s Miami...

July 13, 2021 / 3 min read