Tag: chemotherapy

Scalp Cooling Helps Prevent Hair Loss During...

Hair loss is a side effect of chemotherapy that can have a significant impact on the psychological aspect of a...

October 31, 2018

Thousands of Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip...

As many as 60,000 women a year in the U.S. with certain types of early-stage breast cancer could benefit from...

June 7, 2018

Understanding Cancer-Related Cognitive Dysfunction – ‘Chemo Brain’

Cancer-related cognitive dysfunction, frequently referred to as “chemo brain,” has been reported in as many as 75 percent of people...

January 30, 2018

Virtual Zoo Field Trip at Miami Cancer...

For a child, battling cancer is hard work. Chemotherapy often takes a toll on them, with fatigue, nausea and hair...

April 18, 2017

Hope for Pediatric Cancer Patients

The National Cancer Institute reports that cancer death rates for children have declined by nearly 70 percent over the past...

September 23, 2015

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Roundup: Alcohol’s Link to Cancer Risk;...

Even Light Alcohol Consumption Shows Increased Cancer Risk in New Study Drinking any type of alcohol can contribute to cancers of the mouth and throat,...

Early Detection of Bladder Cancer Gets...

Flexible blue light cystoscopy, a new diagnostic technology available in Florida exclusively at Miami Cancer Institute, is aiding in the early detection of cancer of...

Miami Cancer Institute Pioneers ‘Tumor Treating...

Miami Cancer Institute has begun implementing an innovative, cancer-fighting wearable device known as Tumor Treating Fields, or TTFields, for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. The...

Holiday Heart Attacks: What You Need...

The number of heart-related deaths in the U.S. increases by 5 percent during the December and New Year holidays. With prevention and moderation, it’s possible...

Rare Brain Condition Brings Antigua Man...

Few people know what an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is. Robert Hall certainly didn’t –until he suffered a brain seizure on August 23rd and awoke to...

Roundup: Prediabetes Rising in Young People;...

Prediabetes Rising Among Young Adults, Adolescents, New Study Finds Nearly a quarter of young adults, ages 19 to 34, and a fifth of adolescents, ages...

‘Stents vs. Drugs’ Debate: Shared Decision-Making...

Recent headlines across the nation have referred to a major new study that compared procedures to unclog blocked arteries using stents to a medication-only approach....

Toy Safety 2019: Latest on Hazards,...

Despite the year-round toy safety campaign against unsafe toys by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and private organizations, products are still sold that...

Challenges of Pancreatic Cancer (with Infographic)

Those who are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer usually face many questions, fears and emotions. Pancreatic cancer makes up just 3 percent of cancers in the...

Tips for Defeating Acid Reflux Naturally

GERD, known mostly as “acid reflux,” is the most common reason Americans are referred to gastroenterologists, doctors who specialize in disorders of the digestive system....