Cancer Research


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


Breast Cancer Roundup: Radiation Therapy ‘Not as...

The majority of patients who have radiation therapy for breast cancer say the treatment isn’t as “scary” as they thought it would be, according to a...

October 6, 2017 / 3 min read


Cancer Prevention and Genetic Testing: Deciphering the...

Do you have a history of breast cancer in your family? That’s a question that many women cannot answer concisely, if at all. At Miami...

October 4, 2017 / 4 min read


Roundup: U.S. Cancer Death Rate Declining But...

A new report finds that 25 percent fewer adults died from cancer in 2014, compared to 1991. That means that 35 percent fewer children and...

September 22, 2017 / 4 min read


‘My Depression Saved Me’: A Patient Story

Medical experts have established a link between depression and cancer. Last year, psychologist Paula Levine, Ph.D., experienced that link first hand. In fact, she credits...

September 6, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: Colorectal Cancer Deaths Rise in Young...

Death rates from colorectal cancer in the U.S. have increased in adults under 55 in the last 10 years, according to a new report. The...

August 11, 2017 / 2 min read


McCain’s Brain Cancer Diagnosis: A Tough Battle...

The type of brain tumor that doctors removed from Senator John McCain last week is known as a glioblastoma, a highly malignant form of cancer...

July 20, 2017 / 2 min read