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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Ketogenic Diets: High in Fat, Side...

As quick weight-loss diets go, the usual formula involves eating less carbohydrates and more protein for a period of time. These days, one of the...

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Despite the year-round toy safety campaign against unsafe toys by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), products are sold that can be hazardous to...

Roundup: Polio-like AFM ‘Peaks’; Too Much...

CDC: Cases of Polio-like Illness has ‘Peaked’ for This Year The cases of the polio-like illness AFM (acute flaccid myelitis) “appears to have peaked” for...

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When Darlene Biltz’s baby, Vincent, was born at 25 weeks in Naples, FL, he weighed just 1 pound, 5 ounces. His premature birth prompted the...

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Chicken and Apples for...

What are you serving for Hanukkah? Chicken and apples is one traditional meal that makes its way to the tables of many Hanukkah celebrations. This...

Prompt Medical Attention for Burns Helps...

On a typical Saturday morning, Catherine Del Toro’s husband would have cooked breakfast, but on this particular Saturday she wanted to let her sweetie sleep...

Why the Flu Shot Should Be...

Public health officials are reminding everyone that it’s not too late to protect yourself against influenza if you haven’t already received a flu shot. Getting...