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More Women Should Get Screened for Lung Cancer

Written by Estelamari Rodriguez, M.D., M.P.H. Board-certified hematologist and oncologist Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center If I could share one piece of advice with women age 55 and older who are (or used to be) heavy smokers, I would tell them to ask their doctor about getting screened for lung cancer. Lung cancer kills more women…

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Advancing Multidisciplinary Cancer Care in the Age of COVID-19

Written by Nestor Villamizar, M.D. Chest Cancer Surgeon Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center COVID-19 has altered nearly every aspect of our daily lives. In cancer treatment, the pandemic has exacerbated some of the disadvantages of the traditional model of care. Patients have typically visited various medical specialists at different locations several days apart, sometimes without adequate…

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PARP Inhibitors Show Promise in Ovarian Cancer Treatment

Written by Marilyn Huang, M.D. Gynecologic oncologist Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Institute     About 23,000 cases of epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC), which includes fallopian tube and primary peritoneal carcinoma, are diagnosed annually, They account for approximately 14,000 deaths, making it the fifth leading cause of cancer death among women. Over the past 5 years, the…

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Strengthen Your Lungs Against COVID-19 Symptoms

We’re all watching the COVID-19 infection numbers increase.  Many people have anxiety about when they will get sick. But there is something you can do that may help your body handle the symptoms if you contract the virus. Think of it as strength-training for your respiratory muscles. Just like lifting weights can increase your ability…

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Ovarian Cancer – Or Is It?

Written by Matthew Schlumbrecht, M.D., M.P.H. and  Sophia George, Ph.D. Gynecologic Oncology Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center   In 2020, there will be an estimated 22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer diagnosed and almost 14,000 deaths in the United States. For years, ovarian cancer has remained one of the leading causes of death for women with…

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The Relationship Between Diabetes and COVID-19

How can people with diabetes protect themselves during this pandemic? A Q&A with Dr. Rajesh Garg Endocrinologist Director, UHealth’s Comprehensive Diabetes Center   What do we know, as of now, about the relationship between diabetes and COVID-19?  Dr. Garg: There is clearly a relationship between these two illnesses. Whether you look at the data from…

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Not Going Out? You Can Still Eat Healthy

By Federika Garcia, M.S., R.D.N., L.D.N. Clinical oncology registered dietitian Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center   This quarantine has forced us to lose our typical cooking, grocery shopping, and dining out routines. Many people are not used to working from home, being home all the time, and having to cook every day. How have our eating…

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The Easiest Way to Stop COVID-19

  A message from Carlos Torre, M.D. Otolaryngologist University of Miami Health System As you may be aware, it is now a mandate to wear a mask in public due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Florida. People not wearing a mask in public could be fined and could face a misdemeanor citation.…

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Are These Leftovers Still Safe to Eat?

By Michelle Pearlman, M.D. Board-certified gastroenterologist   These days, most of us are cooking at home and enjoying restaurant takeout and delivery more often. You and your family might be wondering, are leftovers still safe to eat? When should you throw them away? Should you freeze them or store them in the fridge? Eating food…

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LASIK: The Evolution of a Revolutionary Procedure

Celebrating 25 years of LASIK at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute with William Culbertson, M.D., Ophthalmologist and Medical Director  Bascom Palmer LASIK and Laser Vision Center   Experts at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute have been at the forefront of laser corrective surgery since the beginning. Over the years, Dr. Culbertson and the team have been testing…

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