Cancer Research


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


Roundup: Asymptomatic Persons Transmit 59% of COVID-19...

New CDC Data: 59% of COVID-19 Cases Spread by Persons With No Symptoms People infected with COVID-19 who have no symptoms transmit more than half...

January 15, 2021 / 3 min read


In COVID-19 Clinical Trials, Experts from Baptist...

Offering more hope to patients with COVID-19, cancer experts throughout Baptist Health South Florida are launching new clinical trials. The trials, developed as a result...

December 16, 2020 / 3 min read


Good News for Patients with Brain Metastases

When cancer spreads to the brain from a different part of the body, historically life expectancy has been generally poor. In addition, it’s been difficult...

December 1, 2020 / 2 min read