Tag: Miami Cancer Institute

Here’s Why Liver Cancer Rate is Growing...

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

January 15, 2019

Healthcare 2019: Top Advances in Treatments, Prevention

Throughout 2018, the Resource blog has highlighted advances in treatment and prevention at Baptist Health South Florida, sometimes taking the...

December 31, 2018

Facts About Stomach Cancer

Iconic TV star Fred Rogers of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” fashion designer Liz Claiborne, tough-guy John Wayne and French military leader...

November 28, 2018

Smokeout 2018: Smoking Habit is Down But...

Despite a barrage of clinical studies over the decades confirming the health hazards of tobacco use, nearly 38 million Americans...

November 15, 2018

Targeting Tumors: NanoKnife Advances Minimally Invasive Cancer...

While surgery, radiation and chemotherapy may be the first cancer treatments that come to mind, interventional oncology has become an...

November 8, 2018

Lung Cancer is Pervasive, But There’s Progress...

Even as the overall smoking rate is projected to continue declining in the U.S., 4.4 million Americans could die from...

November 6, 2018

Possible Lung Cancer Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore...

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

November 5, 2018

Breast Reconstruction: New Method Can Reduce Pain,...

Breast reconstruction for women who have undergone mastectomies can improve the quality of their lives by removing the associated disfigurement....

November 1, 2018

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

A ‘Game Changer’ for Treating Tumors at...

When 87-year-old Manny Avila was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, the prognosis was devastating. “They gave him 2 months to live....

October 17, 2018

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Miami Marathon Profiles 2019: Inspired Runners

While runners complete their respective training programs, leading up to the Fitbit Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on Jan. 27, we spoke with participants about...

Roundup: Risk of Opioid Overdose Surpasses...

The chance of an adult in the U.S. dying accidentally from an opioid overdose is greater than dying in a car accident, according to the...

Tips for Marathoners: Beating Physical, Mental...

Several months of intense physical training will result in the ultimate test of endurance on Sunday, Jan. 27, as more than 20,000 runners compete in...

New, High-in-Demand Vaccine Goes on Offensive...

It often begins with a rash on the torso or the hairline. The red dots spread into a distinct line and swell into little blisters,...

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...

Frozen in Time: Hypothermia Treatment Helps...

When Dwayne Powell (pictured above) deftly dribbles a basketball or sketches one of his stunning drawings, mom Tia Burrows feels more than the usual sense...