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Friend of the Gynecologic Cancer Center, Myrna Clayton, has donated thousands of hand-made quilts to cancer patients over the past nine years. Recently, her efforts were rewarded when she was named a News 6 WKMG Getting Results Award winner.
Early identification of new or different lumps or masses is made easier if women are able to track any changes themselves. Nikita Shah, MD, offers tips on how to do a breast self-exam.
It is important to stay strong of body and mind throughout cancer treatment. Join us for a gentle and relaxing yoga session where you will experience the restorative qualities of this ancient practice. No experience is necessary. The movements will be tailored to your ability.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is now recommending that women begin breast cancer screening at age 50, but not everyone agrees with the new guidelines. Nikita Shah, MD, shares how to make the best decision about when to get your first screening.
A recent study of twins suggests that some families carry a shared increased risk for cancer. Rebecca Moroose, MD, Director of Cancer Genetics, explains what the findings mean for individuals with a family history of the disease.
This support group is an opportunity for families with school-aged children to gather together for social support and connection. Attendees can participate in different activities with other families who have been impacted by cancer. A light supper will be provided. Click below to RSVP, or call 321.841.5056.
In December, leukemia patient Melanie Aybar married her husband, Michael Sanchez, at the Cancer Center. Friends and volunteers joined together to give the couple a wedding just four days after they were engaged. The couple inspired everyone who met them, and their wedding demonstrated the strength of love's eternal bond. Sadly, Melanie passed away this morning after a courageous battle with cancer, but her spirit and the love that she showed for Michael lives on. On behalf of the entire Orlando Health team, we extend our sincere and heartfelt condolences to Melanie's loved ones.
Mark Roh, MD presented Rebecca Sutton, CFO, City of Orlando with a plaque in appreciation of their participation in the Walgreens Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival Presented by PepsiCo, which benefits UF Health Cancer Center – Orlando Health. The City's "Strengthen Orlando" team raised $28,000 and presented Dr. Roh with a check to support the Cancer Support Community program.
Nathalie McKenzie, MD, shares what survivors should know when their cancer is declared in remission.
Friend of the Gynecologic Cancer Center, Myrna Clayton, has donated hand-made quilts to patients over 9 years. https://t.co/bq4O40SBMz
RT @RumiKhanMD: Immunotherapy-the advance of the year in cancer treatment. Brilliant idea to suppress checkpoints CTLA-4 & PD-1 https://t.…
Nikita Shah, MD, offers tips on how to do a breast self-exam. https://t.co/3b2JCqwr8O
Fatigue is one of the most common long-term effects of treatment, affecting 70-90% of cancer patients & survivors. https://t.co/rFCziTpMg6
For months or even years after treatment, many cancer survivors experience what is called cancer-related fatigue. https://t.co/rFCziTpMg6
There was significant heritability observed for ovarian cancer, kidney cancer, breast cancer, and uterine cancer. https://t.co/ViHN5ho7k5
Tiredness happens to everyone at some point, but fatigue is much more serious—especially after cancer treatment. https://t.co/rFCziTpMg6
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is now recommending that women begin breast cancer screening at age 50. https://t.co/Ts3TNFiEF8
Join us for a gentle & relaxing yoga session to experience the restorative qualities of this ancient practice. https://t.co/iXs8xFzZAS
A man was 28x more likely to get testicular cancer if his identical twin had it/12x more if his fraternal twin did. https://t.co/ViHN5ho7k5
Nikita Shah, MD, shares how to make the best decision about when to get your first screening. https://t.co/Ts3TNFiEF8
For melanoma, the risk was 58% higher due to genetics; 57% higher in prostate cancer and 43% higher in skin cancer. https://t.co/ViHN5ho7k5
Tonight at 6 on @news6wkmg Myrna Clayton will be recognized with a Getting Results Award. https://t.co/v4ftmjds1Y
In the study, genetics role in the development of cancer differed greatly depending on the type of cancer. https://t.co/ViHN5ho7k5
Rebecca Moroose, MD, explains what the findings mean for individuals with a family history of cancer. https://t.co/ViHN5ho7k5
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