Tag: breast cancer awareness month

Breast Cancer Treatment Becomes Personal

Today’s breast cancer treatment has evolved into highly personalized care that begins at the molecular level and covers not only...

October 28, 2021

At 43, She’s a Breast Cancer Survivor...

“I am strong, I am determined, I am happy.” This is how Aliette Arner, 43, mother of two, describes herself....

October 27, 2021

Miami Cancer Institute Expert: “You Can Reduce...

As part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Resource editors spoke with Jane Mendez, M.D., chief of breast surgery at...

October 26, 2021

Lumpectomy or Mastectomy? Cancer Survivor Makes a...

A Jazzercise instructor for 30 years, Brenda Cavallo is best described as upbeat and energetic. But as cancer began claiming...

October 25, 2021

After Breast Cancer Journey, Survivor Gives Back

When widow Angie Taylor moved to Plantation from Maryland in 2015, she was ready to start a new chapter of...

October 19, 2021

Words of a Breast Cancer Survivor: You...

Living in Boca Raton and working for a real estate developer in Miami, Lee Ann Ryan has a busy career...

October 18, 2021

A Lifesaving Shower for Cancer Survivor

Rather than using her usual soap and a loofah in the shower, Charlenne Miranda picked up some shower gel. It...

October 14, 2021

When the Breast Surgeon Becomes the Patient:...

As a breast surgical oncologist at Miami Cancer Institute and someone with a family history of breast cancer, I practice...

October 12, 2021

Under 40? Know Your Risk for Breast...

If you’re a woman under the age of 40, chances are you are in the prime of your career. You...

October 11, 2021

Advice from a Breast Cancer Survivor: Don’t...

Marlen Acosta-Garcia was diligent about having her first mammogram at age 40, as recommended. But then her health took a...

October 7, 2021

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