Tag: breast cancer awareness month

Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Need to...

When it comes to breast cancer prevention, awareness and living healthy are at the top of the list. “While age...

October 2, 2019

Screening Mammograms Key to Early Detection of...

While breast cancer screening recommendations are directed to women age 40 and older, it is also important for younger women...

May 8, 2019

How Can Proton Therapy Improve Breast Cancer...

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

October 11, 2018

Roundup: Fast Food Habits, Raw Beef Recall,...

More Than One-Third of Americans Eat Fast Food on a Given Day, CDC Reports Previous studies have confirmed that fast...

October 5, 2018

Dragon Boat Racing Enriches Lives of Cancer...

You may not have heard of dragon boat racing, but it represents a growing sisterhood of cancer survivors who revel...

October 31, 2017

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...

October 6, 2017

Found in Translation: Advancing Cancer Treatments Via...

Though little known outside the medical field, both translational research and genomic medicine have revolutionized cancer treatment, increasing success rates.

October 17, 2016

Breast Cancer Survivors are Real Winners of...

Hundreds of breast cancer survivors were the real winners Monday night as the Miami HEAT hosted their 3rd annual Red,...

October 11, 2016

Breast Cancer Diagnosis: Next Steps

Starr Mautner, M.D., a breast surgeon at Miami Cancer Institute, tailors treatment for new diagnoses of breast cancer to suit...

October 10, 2016

Pink Power: Courtside With Miami HEAT and...

Breast cancer awareness held center court as the Miami HEAT hosted the HEAT’s “Red, White & Pink” Game presented by...

October 16, 2015

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Cancer Prevention and Genetic Testing: Deciphering...

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...

‘It’s Cancer’ – The Hardest Words...

Cancer was the furthest thought in Rosemary Carrera’s mind. She had always led a healthy and active lifestyle, participated in half-marathons, was a triathlete, and...

Low Vaccination Rates During Pregnancy Leave...

More than half of pregnant women in the U.S. – 65 percent – have not received “two safe and effective vaccines” recommended to reduce the...

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Movement has been a constant in Karen Peterson’s life. Ever since she took her first dance class as a young girl, she has been enthralled...

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Orthopedic physicians and fitness trainers agree that even those who do regular strength-building exercises often overlook the so-called “core muscles” that make up the abdomen...

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Public Health Officials Warn of ‘Severe Health’ Issues from Record High STDs U.S. public health officials are warning adults of dramatic increases in confirmed cases...

‘Cancer in My Life was a...

In her early 30s and out of the high-risk age group, Sara Ordonez found out she had breast cancer, stage 2. The diagnosis came after...

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During the annual flu season, mostly during the fall and winter months, millions of Americans fall ill, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and tens of...

Miami HEAT Sports Medicine Center Opens...

The Miami HEAT and Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute have teamed up to bring world-class orthopedic care to the South Florida community on the...