Tag: proton therapy

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

Baptist Health South Florida Employees & Run...

As you may have heard by now, 'Pete,' the 220-ton cyclotron which will power the proton therapy center at Miami...

June 17, 2016

Watch Now: ‘Pete’ Arrives at Miami Cancer...

'Pete', a 220-ton cyclotron and the cornerstone of the only proton therapy center in South Florida, has arrived at Miami...

June 14, 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

Hope for Pediatric Cancer Patients

The National Cancer Institute reports that cancer death rates for children have declined by nearly 70 percent over the past...

September 23, 2015

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#BaptistHealthy: Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet potato hash is healthy, homemade and hearty. Roasted sweet potato, bell pepper, onion and rosemary are the makings of this winning hash. It also...

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Parts of South Florida are seeing an increase in cases of hepatitis A, a vaccine-preventable, communicable disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A...

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Poor Diets Linked to More Deaths Globally Than Smoking, Says Major New Study Unhealthy eating — fueled by a high intake of sodium, sugary foods...

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Another much-hyped study has served up yet more confusion about eggs and their impact on our health, particularly cholesterol — one of the major risk...