Get the Facts on Breast Cancer

By Muriel the Editor
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January 05, 2015

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 […]

Ask the Expert about Breast Self Exams (BSE)

By Tania / CareCoach
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June 16, 2014

Tania Santos, BSN, R.N., OCN, CBPN-IC, has been a registered nurse for 10 years, eight of them at the Step-down Oncology unit at Baptist Hospital of Miami. Ms. Santos joined Baptist Health Breast Center in December 2012, as a Clinical CareCoach/Navigation Coordinator and recently earned her certification in patient navigation. Her goal is to ensure […]

Ask the Expert about Mammograms

By Joanna Tewfik D.O.
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June 09, 2014

Joanna Tewfik, D.O. is a Board-certified radiologist who serves as an attending breast imaging radiologist for Baptist Health South Florida. She is a dedicated women’s imaging specialist performing mammography, breast ultrasound, MRI, PEM and tomosynthesis, as well as stereotactic ultrasound- and MRI-guided breast biopsies. How Should You Prepare for a Mammogram? Before your mammogram, ensure […]

Mammograms Save Moms

By Muriel the Editor
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May 02, 2014

Each year, breast cancer claims the lives of countless moms, daughters, sisters, wives, best friends, even husbands and sons.  Caring for a Healthier Tomorrow At Baptist Health South Florida, we’re committed to helping women and men live longer and healthier lives.  With an early detection survival rate of 89 percent according to the American Cancer […]

Today is International Day of Radiology

By Muriel the Editor
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November 08, 2013

As I was reading my email one day last week, I came across another one of those obscure holidays – International Day of Radiology.  It’s not a well- known celebration but for many of us diagnosed with breast cancer, radiology is something quite familiar to us.  That technology saved our lives, and I know you […]

Today is National Mammography Day

By Muriel the Editor
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October 18, 2013

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 […]

Six Degrees of Separation – we are all Sisters in the world of Breast Cancer

By Muriel the Editor
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January 11, 2013

Today while I was looking on the web for inspiration to create the editorial calendar for the Baptist Health Breast Center for 2013, I came across a post about Meredith Israel Thomas, a 39-year old, mother of a five-year old daughter named Niomi. Meredith died last week, after a courageous three-year battle with breast cancer. […]

What October Means to Me

By Rhonda | Guest Blogger
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October 17, 2012

October is designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Its purpose is to promote awareness of breast cancer issues and educate and empower women to take charge of their own breast health. As I reflect on October and what it represents, it’s easy to get caught up in all the breast cancer fundraising activities and […]

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