Tag: cancer prevention

Cancer & Aspirin Study, Smart Tips for...

A daily dose of aspirin — for at least five years — can cut the risk of developing or dying...

August 8, 2014

Low-dose CT Lung Screening Available Now

The probability that a man will be diagnosed with lung cancer in his lifetime is approximately 1 in 13, while...

July 1, 2014

HPV in Women

There is a lot of talk about human papillomavirus (HPV) and its link to certain oral, neck and cervical cancers. ...

April 29, 2014

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

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#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Grilled Veggie Kabobs

With Memorial Day weekend around the corner, are you planning a cookout with your household? So many times, only the protein is on the menu....

Treating Substance Use Disorders During the...

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Quarantine Drinking: Experts Warn Against Too...

With drinks like the Quarantini, many people are toasting to their colleagues and friends and de-stressing from everything COVID-19 through virtual happy hours. It may...