Cancer Research


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


6 Brain Tumor Myths Debunked

Brain tumors can be benign or cancerous. They can be low- or high-grade, describing if they are slow- or fast-growing. They can originate in the...

September 1, 2021 / 4 min read


Glioblastoma Awareness: Team-Based Approach Helps Those With...

Despite advances in understanding the molecular causes and effects of glioblastomas, or GBM, it remains the most common, treatment-resistant, and deadliest type of brain cancer....

July 21, 2021 / 3 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


Men: Know Your Genetics to Lower Your...

A gene mutation that could put you at higher risk for cancer is just as likely to come from your father as your mother. Unfortunately,...

June 14, 2021 / 5 min read


Father of Five and Military Veteran Wins...

Fred Escobedo remembers feeling surprised when he was told he had throat cancer. After all, he seemed healthy, exercised regularly, didn’t smoke and followed his...

April 27, 2021 / 4 min read


Head and Neck Cancers: Latest on Prevention,...

So-called “head and neck cancers” don’t involve the brain and spine, but everything else “above the collarbone” is covered by this category, explains Geoffrey Young,...

April 6, 2021 / 5 min read


Her Mom Died of Colon Cancer, So...

Paige Kornblue, a veteran broadcast journalist and former anchor at WPTV in West Palm Beach, knows all too well that one of the top risk...

March 23, 2021 / 3 min read


Screenings for Colorectal Cancer: Here’s Why You...

Colorectal cancer, the third leading cause of U.S. cancer deaths, includes cancer of the bowel, colon and rectum. You may be surprised that rates of...

March 17, 2021 / 4 min read