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Endometrial Cancer Survivor Credits Survival to Oncologist’s Persistence

June 20, 2022 by

Sometimes, even the most sophisticated medical tests and technology are no match for a doctor’s own experience and intuition. Just ask Edith Odabas [...]


At the Starting Line: Cancer Patient and Surgeon...

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Running in the 26.2-mile Life Time Miami Marathon & Half was a goal Tracey Hecht set for herself while battling breast cancer ― a journey that [...]


Cancer Expert: ‘No Woman Today Should Be Getting...

January 3, 2022 by

The good news? Cervical cancer rates and deaths have steadily declined over the years, thanks to increased awareness of the disease and its risk fact [...]


Pancreatic Cancer: Can It Be Prevented?

November 29, 2021 by

Pancreatic cancer isn’t common, making up just 3 percent of all cancer cases in the U.S. At first glance, the numbers seem reassuring, but in reali [...]


After Breast Cancer Journey, Survivor Gives Back

October 19, 2021 by

When widow Angie Taylor moved to Plantation from Maryland in 2015, she was ready to start a new chapter of her life. At 48, and with children approac [...]


Just Diagnosed With Cancer: Treatment Options for Gynecologic...

October 6, 2021 by

Every five minutes, a woman will be diagnosed with gynecologic cancer and more than 33,000 will die from the disease this year, according to the Foun [...]


For Cancer Previvor, Surgery Means Not Having to...

October 4, 2021 by

By all accounts, young mother Leah Goldglantz is in optimal condition. A health blogger with certification as a holistic nutrition coach, she develop [...]


Cancer Survivor Began Screenings at Age 35

October 1, 2021 by

Because her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 42 ― and eventually died from endometrial cancer ― Marissa Porven started her mammogra [...]


Breast Cancer: Know Your Family History

September 14, 2021 by

For some patients, the risk of developing breast cancer is in their genes. About 5 percent to 10 percent of breast cancers are hereditary — primaril [...]


Men: Know Your Genetics to Lower Your Cancer...

June 14, 2021 by

A gene mutation that could put you at higher risk for cancer is just as likely to come from your father as your mother. Unfortunately, only 4 percent [...]


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