Cancer Research


Relay for Life 2016 at Baptist Hospital...

The "Survivors and Caregivers Lap", as it is officially called, was held in the foreground of the Miami Cancer Institute, the $430 million state-of-the-art facility...

March 14, 2016 / 2 min read


Relay for Life 2016: Uniting to Fight...

Cancer survivors and caregivers will receive much-deserved fanfare as they make that special lap during this year’s Relay for Life of East Kendall on Saturday,...

March 8, 2016 / 3 min read


Roundup: New ‘T Cell Therapy’ Shows Promise...

An experimental -- and potentially groundbreaking -- new treatment to fight cancer modifies and re-deploys the body's own immune-system cells in terminally ill patients.

February 19, 2016 / 3 min read


Miami Cancer Institute Joins Memorial Sloan Kettering...

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) and Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida announce the beginning of a dynamic and forward-thinking collaboration aimed...

February 10, 2016 / 3 min read


New Recommendations for Cervical Cancer Screenings

New recommendations encourage women to begin cervical cancer screenings at age 21, and earlier for women who are younger than 21 and infected with HIV.

January 27, 2016 / 3 min read


Genetic Testing for Cancer: Facts and Benefits

About 12 times a week, Jessica Ordonez, a certified genetic counselor with Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida, meets one-on-one with patients who...

January 6, 2016 / 4 min read


Top 5 Health Topics of 2015

Over the span of hundreds of articles in 2015, the Resource and Salud blogs have covered health topics that touch upon the latest healthcare advances,...

December 31, 2015 / 5 min read


News Roundup: Most Cancers Due to Lifestyle...

Luck does not play the biggest role in a person's likelihood of getting cancer. The biggest risk factors for cancer involve lifestyle choices and the...

December 18, 2015 / 3 min read


Smokeout: 5 Steps to Help You Quit

About 42 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States.

November 19, 2015 / 4 min read


Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers

When you hear about someone having lung cancer, you likely wonder – if not ask aloud – whether the person smoked. For a majority of...

November 11, 2015 / 2 min read