Tag: breast cancer

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

Breast Cancer and the Pandemic: Continuing Your...

COVID-19 positivity rates are declining. Schools and restaurants are re-opening. And while most people are anxious to get back to...

October 12, 2020

At 32, She Faced Rare Triple-Negative Breast...

‘Surreal’ is the word Jessica Duemig uses to describe the news that changed her life. “I was 32 with no...

October 9, 2020

12 Common Breast Cancer Myths Dispelled

So, you’re on top of your breast health. Great! You understand your risk factors. You do your monthly self-exams and...

October 8, 2020

Breast Cancer: Risks, Prevention and ‘Previvors’

As we recognize Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, host Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., welcomes Jane Mendez, M.D., chief of breast surgery at Miami Cancer...

October 6, 2020

New Service at Miami Cancer Institute Adds...

Patients at Miami Cancer Institute who opt for breast reconstruction surgery following a mastectomy now have a new service available...

October 5, 2020

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