Tag: Brain Tumor Program

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...

July 20, 2017

Spotlight on Meningiomas as Celebrity Battles Brain...

Actress and television host Maria Menounos, 39, revealed this month that she was diagnosed earlier this year with a golf...

July 12, 2017

Brain Cancer Overtakes Leukemia as Deadliest for...

Together, the two diseases account for slightly more than half of all cancer deaths among Americans between the ages of...

September 26, 2016

Baptist Health Neuroscience Center Debuts Intraoperative MRI...

(VIDEO: Intraoperative MRI is giving surgeons at Baptist Health Neuroscience Center the ability to make real-time assessments during surgery.) Neurosurgeons...

March 28, 2016

Santia's Story: Life-Changing Brain Surgery for Haitian...

When Santia Baptiste, a 12-year-old girl from Saint Michel in Haiti, started having problems seeing the board at her school,...

October 2, 2014

Watch Now: Brain Surgery While Awake

When doctors at Baptist Health Neuroscience Center discovered that 27-year-old Sandra Cruz had a brain tumor, they suggested she undergo...

January 22, 2014

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A ‘Game Changer’ for Treating Tumors...

When 87-year-old Manny Avila was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, the prognosis was devastating. “They gave him 2 months to live. The doctors said not to...

Some Dietary Supplements Are Tainted With...

Potentially harmful drugs are being identified in commonly sold over-the-counter dietary supplements that are being marketed to treat a range of health issues — including...

Increasing Number of Young Children Not...

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Roundup: Food Additives Banned, Hand Sanitizer...

FDA Revokes Use of 7 Synthetic Food Additives After Consumer Groups Sue The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that seven compounds that...

How Can Proton Therapy Improve Breast...

Radiation therapy is an effective treatment for breast cancer, but like other therapies it often comes with side effects. Some of the most serious, including...

After Vital Heart-Valve Surgery: ‘I’m Delighted...

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Can Vitamin D Supplements Help With...

Vitamin D helps balance the amount calcium and phosphate in our bodies, which is crucial for healthy bones, teeth and muscles. In older adults, bone...