Tag: proton therapy

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

5 Questions with Miami Cancer Institute’s Michael...

As Miami Cancer Institute opens the doors to its stunning new facility, the Baptist Health South Florida News Team had...

January 17, 2017

Miami Cancer Institute: Delivering Economic Growth and...

As Miami Cancer Institute takes final shape and prepares to open at the beginning of 2017, its economic impact on...

October 12, 2016

Brain Cancer Overtakes Leukemia as Deadliest for...

Together, the two diseases account for slightly more than half of all cancer deaths among Americans between the ages of...

September 26, 2016

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Marcus Neuroscience Institute’s Advanced Neuro-interventional Suite...

Marcus Neuroscience Institute’s new advanced neuro-interventional suite has the first-in-the-nation distinction of featuring two state-of-the-art technologies at one location: Boca Raton Regional Hospital, part of...

Outpatient Procedure Can Instantly Relieve Chronic...

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What’s the difference between diagnostic tests and screening tests? How do doctors decide which ones you need?  Why are some conditions under-screened or over-screened?  And...

Dementia & Memory Disorders: When Certain...

We all occasionally draw a blank on a password or forget where we left our keys. Developing some minor memory issues can be a part...