Tag: breast cancer

Surviving — and Thriving — After a...

The Survivorship Program at Miami Cancer Institute addresses the challenges faced by cancer survivors, such as Debbie Berngard and Deborah...

September 21, 2021

Breast Cancer: Know Your Family History

For some patients, the risk of developing breast cancer is in their genes. About 5 percent to 10 percent of...

September 14, 2021

Chemoprevention: Lowering the Chance of Breast Cancer

In the fight against breast cancer, prevention has become as important as finding a cure or prolonging survival ― perhaps...

July 13, 2021

Fear of COVID-19 Almost Leads to a...

As a clinical art therapist for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Morgen Chesonis-Gonzalez is always diligent about getting her annual mammogram...

June 28, 2021

Miami Cancer Institute Experts Urge Resuming Cancer...

The COVID-19 pandemic last year had a dramatic impact on cancer screenings that has “altered what we have done in...

June 24, 2021

She’s a Hairdresser and Breast Cancer Survivor:...

As a hairdresser for more than 30 years and a “very private person,” Gabriele Bauer, 50, had her life dramatically...

March 1, 2021

Previvorship: How to Beat Cancer Before It...

Science has enabled physicians to predict the likelihood of a woman getting breast cancer, much in the same way that...

October 29, 2020

Carla Was Diagnosed with Breast Cancer —...

After three of Carla Walker’s four sisters developed breast cancer, she lived with the uneasy feeling that she would be...

October 28, 2020

Upgraded MammoVan: Helping More Women With Breast...

South Florida’s iconic, customized van that offers state-of-the-art mammograms has been upgraded with a new-generation vehicle. But the mission remains...

October 27, 2020

A Closer Look at Breast and Ovarian...

Many women understand that if they have breast cancer, they may be at higher risk for ovarian cancer ― and...

October 22, 2020

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Surviving — and Thriving — After...

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