Tag: Miami Cancer Institute

Survivorship Program Enhances Life After Cancer

Cancer death rates are decreasing, which means the number of cancer survivors is increasing. America’s more than 14.5 million cancer...

June 1, 2016

Proton Therapy ‘On Its Way’ to Miami...

It’s an exciting day for Baptist Health South Florida and the fight against cancer. Proton therapy is on its way...

May 27, 2016

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

Roundup: FDA to Ban Sale of e-Cigarettes...

The Food and Drug Administration has finalized a long-anticipated rule for regulating e-cigarettes, cigars, hookahs and other tobacco products. The...

May 6, 2016

Early-Age Breast Cancer: What Young Women Need...

(VIDEO: Starr Mautner, M.D., a breast surgeon at Miami Cancer Institute, discusses treatments for breast cancer in young women.) Women who...

April 27, 2016

Advances in Treating Head and Neck Cancers

Advances in surgical techniques, specifically minimally invasive surgical techniques, allow surgeons to remove many more tumors.

April 25, 2016

Roundup: CDC Confirms Zika Link to Birth...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that there is a link between birth defects and the Zika...

April 15, 2016

Bald Is Beautiful Project Delivers Hope to...

A “badge of honor,” that’s how 17-year-old cancer patient Raquel Coronell refers to the baldness that many chemotherapy patients must...

March 25, 2016

Relay for Life 2016 at Baptist Hospital...

The "Survivors and Caregivers Lap", as it is officially called, was held in the foreground of the Miami Cancer Institute,...

March 14, 2016

Relay for Life 2016: Uniting to Fight...

Cancer survivors and caregivers will receive much-deserved fanfare as they make that special lap during this year’s Relay for Life...

March 8, 2016

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Roundup: CDC on Monkeypox: Be Informed...

CDC: Be Alert and Informed About Monkeypox, But There’s No Reason to be Alarmed U.S. public health officials are closely monitoring and tracing confirmed and...

Hot Topic: Staying Safe as Temperatures...

As summer begins to sizzle, babies and elderly people are most vulnerable to heat-related illnesses. But you might be surprised at who is more likely...

Finding Your New Normal in a...

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it new levels of stress, anxiety and isolation. But even when a pandemic isn’t sweeping the world, most of...

Sunburn and Skin Cancer: Key Facts...

Everyone who lives in South Florida knows fully well how hot and humid the climate gets during most months of the year, peaking during summer...

Miami Cancer Institute Opens Mohs Surgery...

Miami Cancer Institute has opened its Mohs Surgery Clinic ― an important move in providing access to the most sophisticated care with the highest cure...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute First...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health, is the first medical center in Florida to use an innovative new system to create a...

Roundup: First COVID-19 Booster for Kids...

FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Booster for Children Ages 5 to 11 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week authorized the first COVID-19 vaccine...

Postpartum Depression is a Mental Health...

Ultrasounds, pregnancy announcements, gender reveal parties, baby showers and childbirth classes—the events and celebrations centered around a new baby bring immeasurable joy to many expectant...

Neuro-Rehabilitation at Baptist Health: Putting Patients...

For many people who have suffered a neurological injury such as a stroke, movement disorder or brain injury, regaining movement and function can be a...

Stroke Awareness: Act F.A.S.T.

Strokes can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time. Knowing the signs of stroke and seeking immediate medical attention are the keys to saving lives...