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Focusing on You: Recent Advancements in Lung Cancer Treatment

Patients are living longer, thanks to targeted therapies. [arve url=”https://youtu.be/KmnHq6uQNIY” width=”640″ height=360″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”] Dr. Estelamari Rodriguez, an oncologist/hematologist at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses recent advancements in lung cancer treatments helping patients live longer, happier lives. We also meet patient Matilde Quintana, who after being diagnosed with stage four lung cancer, is now about…

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Focusing on You: Emergency Room Safety Precautions are in Place

Despite the pandemic, do not delay seeking emergency care, especially when seconds count. [arve url=”https://youtu.be/HVInFbfuTIQ” width=”640″ height=360″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”] Dr. David Lang, Medical Director of Emergency Medicine at the University of Miami Health System, discusses the precautions the emergency department has undertaken to ensure the safety of patients during the pandemic. He encourages anyone experiencing…

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Focusing on You: Who is a Candidate for Genetic Testing?

Who should consider genetic testing? Why is the process so important? [arve url=”https://youtu.be/IW1bcl4MSeQ” width=”640″ height=”360″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”] Rachel Silva-Smith, a genetic counselor with the Department of Genetics at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, explains what genetic testing is, who is a good candidate, and why certain people should undergo testing to see if they have a…

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Focusing on You: Clinical Trial for Breast Cancer Vaccine

Triple negative breast cancer vaccine clinical trial [arve url=”https://youtu.be/8hAvrri-m_c” width=”640″ height=”360″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”] Dr. Carmen Calfa, a breast medical oncologist at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, provides an update on a clinical trial of an experimental vaccine to stop the recurrence of triple-negative breast cancer. TRANSCRIPTION Pam Giganti: In 2018, Jacki Bennett was the first Sylvester…

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Focusing on You: Dwoskin Proton Therapy Center Opens at Sylvester

New Proton Therapy Center Now Offer Patients Precision Radiation Therapy [arve url=”https://youtu.be/7PrGVk1bYvo” width=”640″ height=360″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”] The Dwoskin Proton Therapy Center opens its doors to patients. The NCI-designated cancer center offers patients proton therapy, an advanced and very precise type of radiation.   TRANSCRIPTION Narrator: Welcome to the Dwoskin Proton Therapy Center at Sylvester, the…

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