2015 October Breast Cancer Events

By Muriel the Editor
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October 01, 2015

  ONCOLOGY MASSAGE THERAPY: TREATMENT AND BENEFITS Tuesday, October 6, 7-8 p.m. Baptist Health Resource Center 8950 North Kendall Dr., Medical Arts Building, Suite 105 Speaker: Josephine (Josie) Galasso, LMT # MA29759 massage therapy coordinator Oncology massage helps improve quality of life. Benefits include improved relaxation, sleep and immune function, as well as relief from […]

Cancer Survivors Return to Living

By Bethany / Guest Blogger
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June 01, 2015

On the first Sunday of every June – this year, June 7 – people of all ages, races and socioeconomic backgrounds, who have endured a cancer diagnosis and the treatment that follows, understand the significance of Cancer Survivors Day. Their lives, once filled with normal routines, quickly shifted to regular doctor and treatment appointments, and […]

Where are the Survivors?

By Muriel the Editor
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October 24, 2014

Last Saturday, I walked in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and according to reports there were more than 30,000 participants in the race. That’s a lot of people sharing their passion to find a cure for a disease that affects one in eight women in their lifetime, or approximately 232,000 women in […]

Today is National Mammography Day

By Muriel the Editor
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October 17, 2014

Today is National Mammography Day, and it is a very important day because it is the one day of the year when all women should be thinking about themselves and their own health and well-being. Regardless of what is on your plate, if you don’t take care of you, who will? I know every single […]

The Pink Invasion has Begun

By Muriel the Editor
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October 03, 2014

Wednesday, October 1, marked the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the pink invasion?  Are you ready?  I’m not sure if I am, even after almost seven years as a survivor. October and pink always bring me anxiety ­– maybe because I am a survivor; maybe because when I had my biopsy in early November, my friend gave […]

Mammograms Save Families

By Muriel the Editor
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September 26, 2014

Each year, breast cancer claims the lives of countless moms, daughters, sisters, wives, best friends, even husbands and sons. At Baptist Health South Florida we’re committed to helping women and men live longer, healthier lives. With an early detection survival rate of 89 percent*, digital mammography is still the best screening tool for breast cancer […]

History of the Pink Ribbon

By Muriel the Editor
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September 12, 2014

 At one time in my life, I liked pink.  I looked good in pink and I actually purchased pink clothing.  When I was diagnosed with breast cancer, all that changed; today I wear or buy pink only if I have to.   The truth be told, now hate pink. It brings back bad memories.  My friend […]

2014 October Breast Cancer Events

By Muriel the Editor
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September 10, 2014

This October, Baptist Health South Florida is participating in many events to bring awareness to the community about the importance of prevention and early detection. We encourage everyone to ‘Embrace Tomorrow by Getting Your Mammogram Today’. The Embrace Tomorrow Truck: Share Your Story, Share Your Strength Our ‘Embrace Tomorrow’ truck will activate at several of the below community […]

Reflections on Miami Cancer Institute

By Baptist Breast Center CareCoaches
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August 22, 2014

The Baptist Health Breast Center CareCoaches attended the groundbreaking ceremony of Miami Cancer Institute on Aug. 8. Each of them shared their personal feelings about the experience. Linda Burrowes said: “I must admit I attended the groundbreaking ceremony for Miami Cancer Institute, feeling very emotional. It was a class act of course, but the fact […]

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