Cancer Research


Immunotherapy: Using the Body’s T-Cells to Transform...

Over the past decade, immunotherapies that enlist and strengthen the power of a patient’s immune system to attack tumor cells have evolved as a vast,...

April 7, 2022 / 3 min read


Preventing Both Heart Disease and Cancer: Common...

Most people are aware that healthy eating and drinking, weight management, not smoking and staying physically active can prevent heart disease. But fewer realize that...

March 17, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: Long COVID Linked to Higher Heart...

Study: COVID Linked to Higher Risk of Cardiovascular Illness Up to 12 Months After Infection A new, large-scale study found that U.S. veterans who survived...

February 18, 2022 / 4 min read


The Promise of Precision Medicine Means Hope...

Author: Michael J. Zinner, M.D., CEO and executive medical director of Miami Cancer Institute. Marked by the continued presence of COVID-19, 2021 was a milestone...

January 11, 2022 / 4 min read


Cancer Projections 2022: Higher Late-Stage Diagnoses, But...

Looking ahead to a new year of advances in treating and diagnosing many types of cancers, the specter of the COVID-19 pandemic still looms large,...

January 5, 2022 / 5 min read


Rehabilitation is a Key Part of Cancer...

There’s a moment of triumph and celebration when cancer patients ring the bell to mark the end of their treatment. But then what? Making sure...

November 11, 2021 / 3 min read


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


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