Cancer Research


Jim Kelly’s Battle Spotlights Oral Cancer

Jim Kelly, the NFL Hall of Fame quarterback and former University of Miami football standout, announced Thursday that he will once again undergo treatment for...

March 6, 2018 / 3 min read


Anayed’s Proton Therapy Story at Miami Cancer...

When Miami Cancer Institute opened its Proton Therapy Center last year, the timing could not have been better for Anayed Perez-Araica, 12, and her family.

February 22, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: More Stroke Patients Now Eligible For...

Advances in brain imaging are helping doctors identify additional stroke patients who can receive therapy later than previously believed, according to a new study that...

January 26, 2018 / 5 min read


Roundup: More Than 4 in 10 Cancers...

If you have a healthy diet, don’t smoke, avoid alcohol, maintain an ideal weight and exercise regularly, then you may be able to prevent many...

December 1, 2017 / 3 min read


Smokeout 2017: 1 in 5 Americans Still...

One in five Americans are using a tobacco product, primarily cigarettes, cigars, or pipes, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease...

November 16, 2017 / 2 min read


Lung Cancer: Even ‘Never-Smokers’ Are At Risk

You probably feel that you’re not at risk for lung cancer because you’ve never smoked. Even though not smoking is a very smart path to...

November 6, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: CDC Recommends New Shingles Vaccine for...

A panel of experts with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended the use of a new vaccine to prevent shingles...

October 27, 2017 / 4 min read


Lower Breast Cancer Risk With Lifestyle Choices

Jane Mendez, M.D., Miami Cancer Institute, advises patients to focus on lifestyle factors that are proven to contribute to increased breast cancer risk.

October 26, 2017 / 3 min read


Gene Therapy: New Cancer-Fighting Era Gets FDA...

Gene therapy – a quickly evolving new frontier in the fight against cancer –  has advanced another crucial step with the approval by the U.S....

October 24, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: 1 in 9 U.S. Men Have...

About 11 million American men are infected with oral human papillomavirus (HPV), which can lead to cancers of the head, neck and throat, a new...

October 20, 2017 / 4 min read