Tag: cancer prevention

What You Must Know About Oral Cancers

Oral cancer is on the rise according to The Oral Cancer Foundation. Although the numbers of those diagnosed with oral...

April 22, 2014

Health Challenge for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Here’s my personal 90-day health challenge. During the next three months, I plan to tackle the preventive and cancer screenings...

March 18, 2014

Obesity and Cancer – A Growing Connection

The news has been filled with stories that tout the U.S. as one of the most obese nations in the...

March 17, 2014

Relay for Life March 15 – Please...

Baptist Hospital will host the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of East Kendall — a survivors’ celebration, camp-out and...

March 13, 2014

Pancreatic Cancer Update

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most dangerous forms of cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. The disease has...

November 25, 2013

The Breast, Ovarian and Uterine Cancer Connection

Last week marked the end of October Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  We heard a lot of talk about a connection...

November 6, 2013

What Does Survivorship Mean?

One out of two men and one out of three women are expected to be diagnosed with cancer sometime in...

October 22, 2013

Can an Aspirin a Day Prevent Cancer?

We’ve heard for years that aspirin has health benefits for your heart. Aspirin has been proven to reduce the risk...

September 26, 2013

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Burpees are considered a cardio-strength exercise that increases your heart rate while building muscle. Burpees involve your entire body, particularly your arms and shoulders. This...

Proton Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer with...

Many men half his age would be hard-pressed to match Alberto Gonzalez’s energy, enthusiasm and determination. After undergoing treatment for prostate cancer over the past...