Get the Facts on Breast Cancer

By Muriel the Editor
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January 05, 2015

Healing, Support and Communication

By Yvonne Patten RN MSN
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December 29, 2014

Hearing the words “You have cancer” must be one of the worst experiences a person can face. Cancer  or any other  life-threatening illness,  can be emotionally and physically overwhelming not only for the individual, but for their  family and friends as well.  A consultation with a Palliative Care Team is beneficial to help alleviate some […]

Did You Send Your Wish List to Santa?

By Muriel the Editor
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December 05, 2014

December 4 was Santa’s Wish Day, but it’s still not too late to get your letter in the mail. You could also send it via email, post it on Facebook, or tweet on Twitter.  If you are really creative, you might want to post your favorite photos on Pinterest.  Whichever vehicle you choose, be assured […]

Life Lessons

By Miriam | Guest Blogger
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May 28, 2014

Journalist Regina Brett (age 58) of Cleveland was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 41.  The day before she turned 45, she wrote a column for The Plain Dealer newspaper entitled “45 Lessons Life Taught Me”. The lessons reflected upon what she had learned from life as a single parent, her struggle to […]

Palliative Care – healing, support, and communication at all stages of life

By Yvonne Patten RN MSN
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November 05, 2012

Hearing the words “You have breast cancer” must be one of the worst experiences a person can face. Breast cancer is a life-threatening event, which can be emotionally and physically overwhelming not only for the individual, but for her family and friends as well.  A consultation with a Palliative Care Team is beneficial to help […]

Benign Breast Symptoms that You Should Check

By Anna Maria Voltura M.D.
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October 01, 2012

Most breast conditions are benign, noncancerous. Benign means that they cause no serious harm.  However, all women are at risk for breast cancer and any changes that are not normal should be assessed. Assessment usually begins with the primary care provider, and can be further evaluated in a benign breast clinic. Benign breast conditions include […]

2012 OCTOBER BAPTIST BREAST CENTER EVENTS

By Baptist Health Breast Center
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September 27, 2012

THROUGHOUT OCTOBER BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH   TELEMUNDO51 Every Monday beginning September 24 through Monday October 29 Follow Maria Hernandez, a breast cancer patient/survivor at Baptist Health Breast Center, from diagnosis through surgery and treatment, on-air during the 6:00pm newscast on Telemundo51 and on-line on her video blog at telemundo51.com. Share the breast cancer experience […]

Join our Race for the Cure Team – Saturday October 20

By Baptist Health Breast Center
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September 25, 2012

PLEASE JOIN US Saturday, October 20, 2012 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Registration deadline:  October 1, 2012 Baptist Health is sponsoring the 2012 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. The event will be held Saturday, October 20, 7:30 a.m., at Bayfront Park. Register by Monday, October 1, to receive the Baptist Health […]

Homework Assignment #2: Conversation with your Breast Cancer Team – What You Need to Ask

By Maxine Hart Weinstein, Ph.D.
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September 24, 2012

When you are diagnosed with cancer, your whole life changes. You suddenly become a patient and, like it or not, you enter into a relationship with an oncologist. It’s all unfamiliar and intimidating. The fact is, doctors’ offices are intimidating. Even during joyous times, like when you’re having a child, your doctor’s office can be […]

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