Zoo Miami was flooded with super heroes as the Live Like Bella 5k Run/Walk took center stage among the animals.
The numbers surrounding lung cancer are eye-opening. More than 228,000 people are diagnosed each year in the U.S., and nearly 160,000 people die, 10,000 of them in Florida. Five-year survival rates overall stand at just 16 percent. Lung cancer claims more lives than breast, prostate and colon cancer combined. Now, there is reason for hope at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of UHealth – University of Miami Health System.
When 41-year-old Ivanna Vidal learned in 2013 that she carried the mutation for the BRCA2 gene, she knew she had an increased risk for developing breast and ovarian cancer. She had herself tested because of her family’s extensive breast cancer history.
Surgery is a difficult prospect for many patients to accept. Perhaps even more daunting to some is the anticipated recovery. Thanks to the use of breakthrough technology, UHealth – University of Miami Health System is able to alleviate these worries by offering patients less invasive procedures for major surgeries with the da Vinci Xi Surgical System.
Popular Mexican soap opera and movie actress Lorena Rojas has died of cancer in at age 44.
Thousands of riders will pedal this weekend in an effort to tackle cancer by way of raising millions of dollars for research.
Less than three months after Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, a Republican senator Monday filed a bill that would allow patients to get pot if they suffer from diseases such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.
Wildlife biologists tracking a tumor-causing virus first diagnosed in eastern wild turkeys five years ago have found the virus is far more widespread — but less deadly — than expected.
New technology is offering new hope to some women with breast cancer. It’s a type of mammography that can provide earlier diagnosis, and that has the potential to save lives.
A South Florida woman with cancer is not only fighting for her life, she’s fighting with her insurance company over drugs which could save her life.