Tag: cancer survivorship

Roundup: Cancer Survivors Face Higher Heart Disease...

Cancer Survivors may be at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Researchers Say More people than ever are surviving cancer because...

August 23, 2019

‘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

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Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019: Three Ways...

Antibiotics are unlike other drugs. Rather than working on people, they target the microbes that make people sick. Unfortunately, the more we expose microbes to...

Lung Cancer: Vital Facts You Need...

Which cancer claims the most U.S. lives each year? Lung cancer is still the answer, despite the cigarette smoking rate nationwide continuing to decline. By...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Baked Sweet Potato...

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, but there’s no need to wait for the holidays to enjoy sweet potatoes. They’re crispy on the outside and...

The Latest on Colorectal Cancer Screenings...

Adults at “average risk” who do not have symptoms should be screened for colorectal cancer between the ages of 50 and 75, states the American...

Roundup: Vaping Hurts Heart Health Too;...

e-Cigarettes can Raise Cholesterol, Affect Heart’s Normal Blood Flow Vaping, or smoking e-cigarettes has been the cause of a wave of lung illnesses and deaths...

Antibiotic-Resistant ‘Superbugs’ Pose Bigger Threat Than...

Doctors and public health officials have increasingly sounded the alarm about antibiotic resistant “superbugs” and their growing threat. Now, a new report from the U.S....

Diabetes and Hispanics: Understanding Risks and...

More than one-third of U.S. adults have prediabetes, a precursor to type 2 diabetes. But if you are an Hispanic American, you are more likely...

Patients Can Now Reserve Their Spot...

Baptist Health South Florida, a market leader in the delivery of urgent care services for the past 30 years, has made it even easier for...

Possible Lung Cancer Symptoms You Shouldn’t...

Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in the United States for both men and women. And most patients are diagnosed in the latter stages of...

CDC: Possible ‘Culprit’ Ingredient Found in...

Officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say they have found a “very strong culprit” behind a nationwide outbreak of vaping-related...