Tag: Miami Cancer Institute

Proton Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer with Minimal...

Many men half his age would be hard-pressed to match Alberto Gonzalez’s energy, enthusiasm and determination. After undergoing treatment for...

September 11, 2019

More Men are Facing High-Risk Prostate Cancer....

An ongoing debate over the effectiveness of a blood test to detect prostate cancer may have contributed to fewer men...

September 10, 2019

Processing ‘Biospecimens’ Propels Cancer-Fighting Discoveries

Headline-making advances in precision medicine rely on more than funding and facilities. Without access to donated human tissue, these discoveries...

September 9, 2019

Prostate Cancer: More Men are Benefiting from...

Prostate cancer is the second-most common and the second leading cause of cancer death among men in the United States....

September 5, 2019

Prostate Cancer Screening: Clearing Up the Confusion

It's been just five months since a prominent panel of U.S. healthcare experts reversed an earlier stance against the prostate-specific...

September 4, 2019

Myth vs. Fact: Smartphone Use and Brain...

The debate over smartphones and whether the radio frequency waves they emit can pose a health hazard to users has...

August 28, 2019

CDC: 92% of Cancers Caused by HPV...

Of the estimated 34,800 cancers likely caused by HPV (human papillomavirus) each year, 92 percent can be prevented by an...

August 27, 2019

Delving Into DNA at Miami Cancer Institute’s...

Cancer, unlike any other disease, is a genetic disorder. It is the result of genetic mutations in the DNA of...

July 30, 2019

Milestone Nanoknife Trial Focuses on Late-Stage Pancreatic...

Last year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted “breakthrough designation” — or an accelerated path — for the...

July 24, 2019

Her Skin Condition Called for ‘Scarless’ Parathyroid...

About two years ago, Lynette Boodhoo was told by her endocrinologist that he needed to monitor her hyperparathyroidism. But this...

June 24, 2019

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A New Fishermen’s Community Hospital on...

Baptist Health has broken ground on the new Fishermen’s Community Hospital in Marathon. The facility will continue to provide critical access to healthcare services in the...

Roundup: Breakthrough Peanut Allergy Treatment; FDA...

FDA Closer to Approving First Peanut Allergy Treatment by January An advisory committee with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first treatment...

#BaptistHealthy: Quinoa Salad with Avocado Dressing

Whole grains, such as quinoa and farro, provide essential vitamins, minerals and fiber which help regulate the digestive system and keep you fuller and more...

Triathlon Toughness: Injury Prevention Tips for...

Participants in triathlons are unquestionably tough competitors, requiring training in disciplines covering the popular sport’s swimming, cycling and running regimens. They are many physical challenges...

New Carotid Artery Procedure Lowers Stroke...

The carotid arteries are vital blood vessels in the neck that supply blood to the brain. With stenosis (narrowing) from fatty deposits, or plaque, a...

38 Years Ago, The Adams Quadruplets...

It had never happened before in the state of Florida, and it’s happened only a few times since. On Sept. 16, 1981, Florida’s first surviving...

Care On Demand Ushers in a...

For those old enough to remember when doctors used to make house calls, there is a fast-growing trend in healthcare that now brings the doctor...

Roundup: High Blood Pressure & Pregnancy;...

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Rises Dramatically Since 1970, New Study Finds There has been a sharp rise in high blood pressure among pregnant women...

#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Burpee Breakdown

Burpees are considered a cardio-strength exercise that increases your heart rate while building muscle. Burpees involve your entire body, particularly your arms and shoulders. This...

Proton Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer with...

Many men half his age would be hard-pressed to match Alberto Gonzalez’s energy, enthusiasm and determination. After undergoing treatment for prostate cancer over the past...