Tag: proton therapy

Miami Cancer Institute Hosts Particle Beam Radiotherapy...

Miami Cancer Institute recently served as host for the 60th annual Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group (PTCOG) meeting, “Optimization of Radiotherapy Modalities,”...

July 15, 2022

International Brain Tumor Patient Headed Home After...

When Paula Vargas started complaining about random headaches and problems seeing out of her right eye, the thriving, 27-year-old lawyer...

May 11, 2021

Milestone: Teen is 1,000th Patient Treated with...

When Emma-Jane Hinton was diagnosed with a brain tumor this past summer, she dreamed about the day she could go...

March 12, 2021

For Pediatric Brain Cancer Patients, Proton Therapy...

Treating brain cancer in young children is a challenge, as radiation doses can negatively impact IQ and cognition as their...

March 16, 2020

Miami Cancer Institute Celebrates Proton Therapy Milestone

On Saturday, December 7th, more than 300 people gathered at Miami Cancer Institute to mark a major milestone for the...

January 9, 2020

Two-Time Breast Cancer Survivor: I’m Grateful for...

In October of 2017, Sharon Prolow felt a lump in her breast that turned out to be cancer. Following a...

October 28, 2019

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

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

How Can Proton Therapy Improve Breast Cancer...

Radiation therapy is an effective treatment for breast cancer, but like other therapies it often comes with side effects. Some...

October 11, 2018

Proton Therapy Center Unveiled at Miami Cancer...

Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida and the only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance...

March 15, 2018

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