Tag: Miami Cancer Institute

Beating the Odds: Pancreatic Cancer Survivor is...

At the start of 2019, Bob Dickinson got a diagnosis no one wants ― pancreatic cancer. Until very recently, pancreatic...

January 17, 2022

The Promise of Precision Medicine Means Hope...

Author: Michael J. Zinner, M.D., CEO and executive medical director of Miami Cancer Institute. Marked by the continued presence of...

January 11, 2022

Annual Screenings, Early Diagnosis Help South Miami...

Jacqueline “Jackie” Modia – wife, mother, bank branch manager and South Miami resident – did everything right when it came...

January 10, 2022

Cancer Projections 2022: Higher Late-Stage Diagnoses, But...

Looking ahead to a new year of advances in treating and diagnosing many types of cancers, the specter of the...

January 5, 2022

Cancer Expert: ‘No Woman Today Should Be...

The good news? Cervical cancer rates and deaths have steadily declined over the years, thanks to increased awareness of the...

January 3, 2022

Turning Grief into Power: Parents of Cancer...

“We’re members of a club no one wants to be a member of,” said Raymond Rodriguez-Torres. He is the co-founder...

December 21, 2021

Stem Cell Transplant Saves Young Mother With...

Like most Saturday mornings for Daymara Cano, June 5, 2020, began with plans of having breakfast with her husband and...

December 8, 2021

Destroying Liver Tumor with Sound Waves: Baptist...

A 72-year-old man diagnosed with liver cancer was the first patient in South Florida to have his tumor destroyed by...

December 7, 2021

Baptist Health’s Fishermen’s Community Hospital Welcomes First...

A long-time resident of Marathon, William Schneider has logged quite a few miles for his medical appointments over the years....

December 2, 2021

Pancreatic Cancer: Can It Be Prevented?

Pancreatic cancer isn’t common, making up just 3 percent of all cancer cases in the U.S. At first glance, the...

November 29, 2021

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Beating the Odds: Pancreatic Cancer Survivor...

At the start of 2019, Bob Dickinson got a diagnosis no one wants ― pancreatic cancer. Until very recently, pancreatic cancer cases rarely have had...

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More People, Especially the Immunocompromised, are Eligible for Additional Vaccine Doses as Omicron Cases Surge Eligibility for boosters expanded this month, with the U.S. Centers...

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Knee and Hip Arthritis: Self-Assessment and...

Could the pain you are feeling be arthritis? Francisco J. Garcia, physician assistant at the arthritis clinic at Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, answered...

Omicron Wave Woes: COVID-19 in 2022

New year, new COVID surge. The Omicron variant has swept across the country, bringing with it new questions about testing, symptoms, quarantine guidelines, boosters, treatments,...