Tag: colon cancer

What to Know About Colorectal Cancer

Wrapping up March’s recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Baptist Health South Florida and Miami Cancer Institute presented a Facebook...

March 27, 2019

Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer: Latest on...

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month stresses screenings for early detection of colon cancer or rectal cancer, especially in people aged 50...

March 6, 2019

Roundup: Blue Light’s Link to Eye Disease;...

Blue Light From Smartphones, Tablets Could Speed Up Blindness, Study Says The so-called “blue light” that emanates from digital devices,...

August 17, 2018

Roundup: Flu Vaccines Urged as Season Intensifies;...

If you haven’t gotten a flu shot, the time is now. Flu season is here, and there’s been an uptick...

January 20, 2017

Roundup: Weekend-Only Exercise Does a Body Good;...

If the only time you can find to exercise is the weekend and you’re feeling guilty about it – stop...

January 13, 2017

Roundup: Location of Colon Cancer Tumors Linked...

The research helps shed light on a question many oncologists continue to ask: Why do some patients with advanced colon...

May 20, 2016

E-Cigs Lead Teens to Traditional Smoking? Coffee...

Teens Use of E-Cigarettes Likely Leads to Smoking, Study Says Teenagers who use e-cigarettes have a higher probability of trying...

August 21, 2015

Watch Now – Colonoscopy: Conquering Test Anxiety

Booyah! I finally scheduled and went through with a colonoscopy — a health screening for colorectal cancer. I zoomed past...

September 16, 2014

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Do you have a history of breast cancer in your family? That’s a question that many women cannot answer concisely, if at all. At Miami...

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The Miami HEAT and Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute have teamed up to bring world-class orthopedic care to the South Florida community on the...

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Challenges of Treating ‘Triple-Negative’ Breast Cancer

Even its name is daunting to women diagnosed with it — triple-negative breast cancer. It occurs in about 10 to 20 percent of diagnosed breast...

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Some Vaping-Linked Lung Injuries Resemble Chemical Burns, Researchers Say The damage to the lungs of some people who have become ill from vaping resembles chemical...