Cancer Research


Beating Thyroid Cancer: ‘I’m in Good Hands’...

When Leyanys Santos, 41, was told that an abnormal growth in her thyroid was cancerous, she had a tough time registering what she had just...

May 31, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: No Fruit Juice for Kids Under...

Many parents introduce fruit juice to their kids assuming it’s a healthy option. But that’s necessarily true. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is now...

May 26, 2017 / 4 min read


Miami Cancer Institute and NASA Connect With...

Miami Cancer Institute’s Infusionarium hosted an “out of this world” virtual experience for pediatric oncology patients, with the help of scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion...

May 15, 2017 / 1 min read


HPV’s Greater Health Risk

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, has gained much attention over the past decade, as more research points to its strains as causes of certain types of...

May 2, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: FDA Takes Action Against ‘Illegal Cancer...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it has sent warning letters to 14 U.S.-based companies that the agency says are “illegally selling more than 65...

April 28, 2017 / 3 min read


Green Tea vs. Cancer: ‘Integrative Medicine’ in...

Can a certain chemical in green tea help prevent cancer? An Atlanta-area 7th-grader, with help from his chemist father, recently won the Georgia Science and...

April 25, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: More People Are Being Screened for...

Americans are increasingly following guidelines for colorectal cancer screenings, but that’s not the case for women who should get checked for breast and cervical cancers....

April 21, 2017 / 3 min read


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