Stories written by Phyllis Teitelbaum

Baptist Hospital’s new TrueBeam STx delivers hope for patients with cancer

Baptist Hospital’s new TrueBeam STx delivers hope for patients with cancer

Groundbreaking radiation therapy technology, called TrueBeam STx, now gives doctors at Baptist Hospital of Miami the ability to treat many cancers that previously were difficult to treat because of their location near vital organs such as the heart or spinal cord or because of the tumor’s natural tendency to move within the body. TrueBeam STx […]

Breast cancer survivors invited to celebrate at SMH on Oct. 4

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“Partners in Hope: Helping a Loved One Cope with Breast Cancer” will be the focus of this year’s Your Bosom Buddies Breast Cancer Survivors Celebration. The free event for breast cancer survivors, their families and friends is set for Thursday, Oct. 4, 6-9 p.m., at South Miami Hospital’s Clarke Education Center, 6200 SW 73 St. […]

Baptist Hospital to host E. Kendall Relay for Life

Cancer survivors walk the first lap at the 2010 American Cancer Society East Kendall Relay for Life at Baptist Hospital. The event raised $225,000 for cancer research, education and patient services.

By Phyllis Teitelbaum….. For the sixth consecutive year, Baptist Hospital will host the American Cancer Society’s East Kendall Relay for Life — an all-night survivors’ celebration, camp out and relay-style walk around the hospital campus lake. The fundraiser, which begins at noon, Saturday, Mar. 19, and ends the next morning, benefits cancer research, education and […]

Breast cancer survivors invited to celebrate at S. Miami Hospital

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Breast cancer survivor, life coach and author Paula Holland DeLong will be the featured speaker during the annual Breast Cancer Survivors Celebration on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 6 to 9 p.m., at South Miami Hospital’s Victor E. Clarke Education Center, US 1 and SW 62nd Avenue. Breast cancer survivors, their families and friends are invited […]

Cancer survivors to hear pet tales at SMH, May 16

Cancer survivors and their loved ones will learn how the companionship and affection of pets can nurture them in ways that nothing else can during Cancer Survivors Day on Sunday, May 16. The free event will run from 1 to 3 p.m. at South Miami Hospital’s Clarke Education Center, S. Dixie Highway (US 1) and […]

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