Tag: cancer prevention

Roundup: Being Overweight or Obese Linked to...

Extremely obese people who undergo surgery to shed excess weight lower their risk of developing cancer, according to a new...

October 13, 2017

Roundup: U.S. Cancer Death Rate Declining But...

A new report finds that 25 percent fewer adults died from cancer in 2014, compared to 1991. That means that...

September 22, 2017

Broccoli Reasserts Its Super-Food Status

Move over kale, you’ve been getting too much attention as a “super food” lately. Broccoli is taking center stage again...

July 18, 2017

Green Tea vs. Cancer: ‘Preventive Medicine’ in...

Can a certain chemical in green tea help prevent cancer? An Atlanta-area 7th-grader, with help from his chemist father, recently...

April 25, 2017

Roundup: More People Are Being Screened for...

Americans are increasingly following guidelines for colorectal cancer screenings, but that’s not the case for women who should get checked...

April 21, 2017

Nutrition and Cancer: Diet Tips to Lower...

Many cancers diagnosed in the United States every year can be linked to body fatness, physical inactivity, excess alcohol consumption...

February 21, 2017

Celebrity Chef Cindy Hutson to Infuse Cancer...

(Miami Cancer Institute names Celebrity Chef Cindy Hutson its culinary ambassador.) Flavorful, five-star quality food is joining leading clinical care...

October 4, 2016

Roundup: Kids Should Have Less Than 6...

Children and teens from the ages of 2 to 18 should consume no more than 25 grams of "added sugar"...

August 26, 2016

Foods That Help Fight Cancer

When it comes to cancer prevention, there are no magic pills. But a healthy diet and lifestyle can help you...

April 5, 2016

Genetic Testing for Cancer: Facts and Benefits

About 12 times a week, Jessica Ordonez, a certified genetic counselor with Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida,...

January 6, 2016

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Thyroid Cancer: Vital Facts on Detection,...

Until recently, thyroid cancer was the most rapidly rising cancer in the U.S., largely because of increased detection, says the American Cancer Society (ACS). The...

Plant-Based Burgers: Are They Really Better...

Led by the emergence of “fake” burgers from brands like ImpossibleTM Foods and Beyond Meat, plant-based meat is quickly becoming a thing. It can be...

Some Women at Higher Risk of...

While cervical cancer remains one of the most highly preventable diseases in the U.S., some women may not realize they are at a higher risk...

U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue Decline With...

The 26-year decline in overall U.S. cancer deaths registered a record single-year drop of 2.2 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to new data released...

Roundup: Alcohol-Related Deaths Surge; Best Diets...

U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths More Than Double Over Last Two Decades The number of U.S. adults who have died from alcohol-related health issues every year has...

Miami Cancer Institute Celebrates Proton Therapy...

On Saturday, December 7th, more than 300 people gathered at Miami Cancer Institute to mark a major milestone for the world-renowned cancer center, as its...

Sticking to That Fitness Resolution: Here’s...

Was your 2020 resolution to join a gym? Exercise? Eat healthier meals?  Do you make the same resolution every January, only to find yourself quitting a few...

Recommendations for Cervical Cancer Screenings

New recommendations encourage women to begin cervical cancer screenings at age 21, and earlier for women who are younger than 21 and infected with HIV.

#BaptistHealthy In Motion: 10-Min., High-Intensity Interval...

Are you pressed for time while trying to keep your new year’s resolution of getting or staying physically fit? Try this 10-minute high-intensity interval training...