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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More on Head, Neck Cancers: ‘Game-Changing’...

Immunotherapy will be a “game-changing” treatment for head and neck cancers, while more clinical trials are on the horizon for Miami Cancer Institute. This is...

Roundup: Top Sleep Health Myths Online;...

These Common Sleep Myths Could Hurt Your Health, Researchers Find People can do fine with five or fewer hours of sleep every night, right? Wrong....

Spinal Fusion in Spotlight With Tiger...

Tiger Woods’ remarkable comeback to win the Masters championship is being celebrated as a great sports achievement. But an increasingly common and effective treatment for...

Healthy Passover Recipes: Creative Uses of...

Tradition reigns supreme at the Passover dinner table, but that still leaves plenty of room to get creative with recipes.  While most people associate Passover...

Healthy Recipe: Bunny Face Brown Rice...

In case you missed the piles of candy bunnies and chocolate eggs in the stores, Easter is around the corner. More holidays have become strongly...

Troubling Trend: More Kids Under 6...

The number of children under the age of 6 rushed to ERs after swallowing small objects — especially such items as button batteries, coins and...

Head and Neck Cancers: Latest on...

Each year, approximately 110,000 U.S. adults are diagnosed with “head and neck” cancers. While most diagnoses are in people older than 50, it is increasingly...

#BaptistHealthy: Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet potato hash is healthy, homemade and hearty. Roasted sweet potato, bell pepper, onion and rosemary are the makings of this winning hash. It also...

Hepatitis A on the Rise: What...

Parts of South Florida are seeing an increase in cases of hepatitis A, a vaccine-preventable, communicable disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A...

Roundup: Poor Diets vs. Smoking; Don’t...

Poor Diets Linked to More Deaths Globally Than Smoking, Says Major New Study Unhealthy eating — fueled by a high intake of sodium, sugary foods...