June 21, 2018

Breast surgical oncologist Jane Mendez, M.D., FACS, joins Miami Cancer Institute

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MIAMI, FL – June 15, 2017 — Breast surgical oncologist Jane Mendez, M.D., FACS, joins the growing team of cancer specialists at Miami Cancer Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida, as Chief of Breast Surgery. Board certified by the American Board of Surgery and fellowship trained at New York’s Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, […]

Gay Jamaican-American man beaten up during carnival in the Bahamas

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From Caribbean News Service NASSAU, Bahamas, May 09 2017 – Aman who was allegedly attacked by a group of people during a concert at Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival early Saturday morning is alleging that he was “targeted and beat up” because he is gay. After leaving Doctors Hospital where he was treated for a laceration to […]

Miami Cancer Institute names Murugesan Manoharan, M.D., Chief of Urologic Oncology Surgery

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MIAMI, FL – February 08, 2017 — Murugesan  Manoharan, M.D., has joined the team of renowned cancer care experts with Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida.  Dr. Manoharan, or simply “Mano” as he’s often referred, will serve as the Institute’s Chief of Urologic Oncologic Surgery and Director of Robotic Urologic Surgery. He will […]

Baptist Health International: Small cell lung cancer early detection still a big challenge

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As time goes by, health specialists have discovered certain types of cancers that are more aggressive than others. Usually lacking early-stage symptoms, small cell lung cancer, also known as oat cell cancer, often develops the most aggressive lung tumors. About 10 to 15 percent of lung cancers are small cell lung cancer, and tobacco smoking […]

CTO panelists tackle medical tourism, legalizing marijuana

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By Gay Nagle Myers From Travel Weekly CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas — While medical tourism is a fast-growing segment of the travel industry, two experts in the field posted some warning signs for Caribbean countries to consider before they hang out their shingles and tout their medical facilities and expertise. And, in a video broadcast, […]