Cancer Research


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


Virtual Zoo Field Trip at Miami Cancer...

For a child, battling cancer is hard work. Chemotherapy often takes a toll on them, with fatigue, nausea and hair loss among the side effects....

April 18, 2017 / 2 min read


U.S. Panel Now Says ‘PSA’ Prostate Cancer...

Men ages 55 to 69 should seek their doctor's advice on the likelihood that the PSA test can detect prostate cancer, the panel of experts...

April 11, 2017 / 2 min read


Aspirin vs. Cancer: New Data Encouraging, But...

Can a doctor-supervised regimen of low-dose aspirin lower your risk of dying from cancer? New data based on a long-term study finds that, for certain...

April 10, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Infected...

About 1 in 5 U.S. adults under age 60 are infected with a “high-risk” strain of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) that increases the risk of...

April 7, 2017 / 5 min read


Hispanics and Skin Cancer: Myths, Attitudes May...

In culturally diverse South Florida, the sun’s rays are a year-round mainstay, even through winter and in between rainy-season thunderstorms. So it’s not surprising that...

March 22, 2017 / 3 min read


Cancer Survivors Take Part in ‘Relay for...

Hundreds of cancer survivors, along with their families and friends, took victory laps around the lake at Baptist Hospital during the 19th Annual East Kendall...

March 13, 2017 / 1 min read


Roundup: Sharp Rise in Colorectal Cancers in...

Most colorectal cancers are still diagnosed in people older than 50, but a surprising new report finds that young people have double the risk of...

March 3, 2017 / 3 min read


Importance of Genetic Link to Breast Cancer...

Conclusions of another medical study add to the growing support for the role a person’s genetics plays in determining cancer risk and treatment. Specifically, genetic testing...

February 9, 2017 / 1 min read