Cancer Research


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


Robot Aids in Minimally Invasive Cancer Procedures

Interventional radiologist Ripal Gandhi, M.D., recently performed one of the world’s first robotic radioembolizations for primary liver cancer at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

November 4, 2015 / 3 min read


CT Screenings for Lung Cancer are Saving...

With low-dose CT lung screenings becoming more accessible to ex-smokers, it is expected that the number of lung cancer survivors will increase annually by 20...

November 2, 2015 / 2 min read


Watch Now: West Kendall Baptist Hospital Hosts...

The Palms at Town & Country came alive with men, women and children of all ages donning pink tutus to raise money for cancer awareness...

October 23, 2015 / 1 min read


Watch Now: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is here, and thousands of South Floridians went pink for the cause at Marlins Park this past Saturday.

October 5, 2015 / 1 min read