Tag: cancer survivorship

‘My Depression Saved Me’: A Patient Story

Medical experts have established a link between depression and cancer. Last year, psychologist Paula Levine, Ph.D., experienced that link first...

September 6, 2017

Another Level of Healing: Reconstructive Surgery After...

After cancer treatments, there is another level of healing that often requires skilled plastic and reconstructive surgeons. For these patients,...

June 28, 2017

Regrowing the Liver Before Cancer Surgery: A...

At age 26, Christina Neal was diagnosed with breast cancer. Two years later, she found out the cancer had spread...

June 13, 2017

Surviving — and Thriving — After a...

On National Cancer Survivors Day, Sunday, June 4, the more than 15.5 million cancer survivors in the U.S. and their...

June 4, 2017

Living Well After Bladder Cancer (Video)

When May Williamson was diagnosed with advanced bladder cancer in 2008, the standard treatment at that time was invasive surgery...

March 16, 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

Cancer Survivors Return to Living

On the first Sunday of every June – this year, June 7 – people of all ages, races and socioeconomic...

June 1, 2015

Food Shopping for Cancer Patients

Shopping at the supermarket is a chore that can be overwhelming for anyone, especially if you have cancer or are...

August 7, 2014

Traveling with Cancer

It is the time of the year when everyone starts thinking about summer and traveling – including cancer survivors. There...

May 19, 2014

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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Here’s Why Liver Cancer Rate is...

While the overall cancer rate has been dropping since the early 1990s, the reverse is true for liver cancer. The latest data from the American...

Pregnancy After 35: Risks and Complications

Entertainer Janet Jackson revealed at age 50 that she was pregnant with her first child. Other celebrities, such as Kelly Preston and Halle Berry, have...

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

U.S. Cancer Death Rate has Dropped 27% in 25 Years The U.S. cancer death rate had been increasing until the early 1990s, but it has...

Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Treat Parkinson’s...

Pete Cotto had an important goal to achieve – walk his daughter down the aisle to get married. But the shaking, tremors and trouble walking...

Healthy Recipe: Chicken Mango Pineapple Tacos

Tacos, a traditional Mexican dish, are easy to make and can be packed with anything in your pantry – rice, beans, eggs, chicken, fish and...