Tag: surviving cancer

Having Children After Cancer: What to Know...

As more patients survive cancer, many look forward to a future that includes having children and raising a family. While...

May 20, 2019

Miami Cancer Institute Grand Opening (Video)

A ceremonial ribbon cutting on a picture-perfect South Florida evening officially marked the opening of Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist...

January 26, 2017

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 Joins Cancer ‘Moonshot’ Summit

Miami Cancer Institute joined Cancer Support Community Greater Miami at a South Florida component of the Cancer Moonshot Summit held...

June 29, 2016

Teens Who Try e-Cigs More Likely to...

"We're concerned that kids who experiment with e-cigarettes may be moving on to other types of tobacco products."

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

Skin Cancer Surging Among Young People

She now frequently sees people in their 20s and 30s with non-melanoma skin cancer, including squamous cell and basal cell,...

June 9, 2016

Exercise Linked to Lower Risk for 13...

If you still need encouragement to add a little activity to your day, you may find it in the results...

June 7, 2016

Roundup: An Upward Tick in U.S. Death...

The U.S. death rate, measured by the number of deaths per 100,000 people, has been declining for years. But for...

June 3, 2016

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

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Low Vaccination Rates During Pregnancy Leave...

More than half of pregnant women in the U.S. – 65 percent – have not received “two safe and effective vaccines” recommended to reduce the...

Hip Replacement Surgery Keeps Dance Pioneer...

Movement has been a constant in Karen Peterson’s life. Ever since she took her first dance class as a young girl, she has been enthralled...

Roundup: CDC Warns of Record-High STDs;...

Public Health Officials Warn of ‘Severe Health’ Issues from Record High STDs U.S. public health officials are warning adults of dramatic increases in confirmed cases...

‘Cancer in My Life was a...

In her early 30s and out of the high-risk age group, Sara Ordonez found out she had breast cancer, stage 2. The diagnosis came after...

Cancer Prevention and Genetic Testing: Deciphering...

Do you have a history of breast cancer in your family? That’s a question that many women cannot answer concisely, if at all. At Miami...

Top 4 Flu Shot Myths Debunked

During the annual flu season, mostly during the fall and winter months, millions of Americans fall ill, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and tens of...

Miami HEAT Sports Medicine Center Opens...

The Miami HEAT and Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute have teamed up to bring world-class orthopedic care to the South Florida community on the...

Spine Care: Getting Back to Health

It is the second-most common cause of a visit to the doctor after the common cold: back pain. And back pain is a top disabling...

Challenges of Treating ‘Triple-Negative’ Breast Cancer

Even its name is daunting to women diagnosed with it — triple-negative breast cancer. It occurs in about 10 to 20 percent of diagnosed breast...

Roundup: Vaping’s ‘Chemical Burns’; ADHD Guidelines...

Some Vaping-Linked Lung Injuries Resemble Chemical Burns, Researchers Say The damage to the lungs of some people who have become ill from vaping resembles chemical...