Tag: proton therapy

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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Baptist Health Acquires Sophisticated New Platform...

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