Tag: breast cancer

Breast Reconstruction: New Method Can Reduce Pain,...

Breast reconstruction for women who have undergone mastectomies can improve the quality of their lives by removing the associated disfigurement....

November 1, 2018

Scalp Cooling Helps Prevent Hair Loss During...

Hair loss is a side effect of chemotherapy that can have a significant impact on the psychological aspect of a...

October 31, 2018

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

Genetic Testing for Cancer Prevention, Early Detection

Research shows people who have hereditary cancer gene mutations could be at risk of getting cancer earlier in life. And...

July 12, 2018

How 3D Mammograms Help Detect Breast Cancer...

“3D mammography gives us a clearer picture of breast tissue, especially in patients with dense breasts,” said Darlene Da Costa,...

July 5, 2018

Roundup: Not Enough Exercise, Heart Disease Risk,...

Only 23% of U.S. Adults Get Enough Exercise, Reports CDC Nearly a quarter of U.S. adults meet the broadly accepted...

June 29, 2018

Thousands of Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip...

As many as 60,000 women a year in the U.S. with certain types of early-stage breast cancer could benefit from...

June 7, 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

Lower Breast Cancer Risk With Lifestyle Choices

Jane Mendez, M.D., Miami Cancer Institute, advises patients to focus on lifestyle factors that are proven to contribute to increased...

October 26, 2017

Breast Reconstructive Surgery: Questions Answered (Video)

Women confronted with the option of having breast reconstructive surgery face a difficult decision that raises many questions about the...

October 18, 2017

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

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Bethesda Heart Hospital has become the first hospital in Palm Beach County — and one of just a few in the nation — to have...

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One-Third of COVID-19 Patients with Initial Mild Illness Had Lingering Symptoms for Months Nearly one-third of people who contracted COVID-19 had lingering symptoms for a...

Swollen Lymph Nodes after COVID-19 Vaccine...

A small number of women have noticed enlarged lymph nodes after receiving the coronavirus vaccine and are mistaking them for a symptom of breast cancer,...

Ask the Psychiatrist: Heart Health and...

Research shows a strong connection between your emotions and your heart. Love, anger, sadness, depression, loneliness, hostility, a Type A personality – all of these...

Lower Your Cancer Risk by Knowing...

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For decades, public health experts have warned us about the negative consequences of the obesity epidemic. The numbers continue to rise, however, with no sign...

A Different Cardiovascular Risk for Women:...

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S., representing about one of every three female deaths. Women have been extremely...

Rushed from Panama to Miami Cardiac...

Gabriel Paolo, 75, a retired chemist who worked for years in pharmaceuticals, was still very active with side businesses and enjoying the company of his...