Tag: cancer prevention

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

Worried About Processed Meat-Cancer Link? Consider Greener,...

Dietitians generally praise the findings, primarily for putting the spotlight on potentially unhealthy foods and the need for a balanced-diet...

October 27, 2015

New Cancer Treatments Rooted in Nobel Winners’...

By figuring out various pieces of the DNA repair cells, the Nobel scientists laid the groundwork for the “translational research”...

October 27, 2015

Watch Now: 20th Anniversary of the Susan...

(VIDEO: Nearly 20,000 “warriors in pink” came out for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Miami/Fort Lauderdale.) This...

October 19, 2015

Breast Cancer: Family Matters

“Knowledge is power” is especially true when it comes to your family’s medical history. That’s because about 5 to 10...

October 14, 2015

Early Detection: It’s in Your Hands

October means cooler temperatures, pumpkin lattes and a healthy reminder. “Early detection saves lives” is heard so often during Breast...

October 7, 2015

Breastfeeding Is Good Medicine for Both Baby...

At 10:30 a.m. Aug. 1, 10 babies at West Kendall Baptist Hospital became part of a worldwide movement to promote...

August 12, 2015

Study: Sitting Too Much Elevates Women’s Cancer...

Too much time sitting is linked to a higher risk of specific types of cancer, especially for women, according to...

July 17, 2015

Smoking Causes Half of Deaths From 12...

When these 12 cancers are pooled together, scientists calculated that nearly half of all deaths – 48.5 percent – were...

June 17, 2015

3D Mammography: Clear and Accurate

Mammography plays a major role in detecting breast cancer when it’s still small enough to be easily treated. And advances...

May 14, 2015

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