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Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center unites MD Anderson’s world-renowned cancer expertise and Baptist Health’s comprehensive health system to create an unprecedented range of options for adult cancer patients in Northeast Florida.

While the vaccine is still in clinical trials, doctors say they are very excited about it because it seems to be working with few negative side effects. The problem is, studies show less than 5 percent of adults with cancer enroll in trials.

Former NFL player Chris Draft is in Perth on a mission to raise awareness for lung cancer, following the death of his wife seven years ago.
Chris’ wife Keasha died from lung cancer in 2011 – just one month after the two were married. She had never been a smoker.
He told Mornings with Gareth Parker, he’s now committed to fighting the disease in whatever way he can.
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By NSF Staff
The number of reported Zika cases in Florida this year has increased to 80, while a baby has been born with a condition known as congenital Zika syndrome, according to newly updated information from the state Department of Health.The 80 cases reported Tuesday were up from 74 reported on Oct. 1, as a gradual increase in cases of the mosquito-borne disease continues
Zika is particularly dangerous to pregnant women because it can cause severe birth defects. The Department of Health…

Individuals with an inherited form of skin cancer often have a poor prognosis. The type of immunotherapy that was awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is, however, particularly effective in this patient group, research from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows. The study is published in the Journal of Medical Genetics.

Nursemaid’s Elbow is a condition where the elbow is partially-dislocated. It occurs when a ligament slips out of place. It is also known as toddler’s elbow because it often occurs in children who are between the ages of 1 and 4. A toddler’s ligaments are loose, and their bones are not fully developed. Toddler’s elbow …

Ascension care teams at St. Vincent's Healthcare start by listening in order to better understand you and your life—to care for the whole person. By knowing you well, your primary care doctor can offer you personalized care to help you live a healthier life and reach your goals.

In an effort to keep you informed and prepared to facilitate care during Hurricane Michael, please see Governor Rick Scott’s Executive Order declaring a state of emergency covering 35 counties in the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend
As State Surgeon General, I have also issued an emergency order . This emergency order allows health care professionals holding a valid, unrestricted and unencumbered license in any state…

Pure magic: having my cracked right, lower molar replaced by a crown in 3 hours! Dr. Nguyen’s reassuring manner
and the professional work of him and his assistant eased the process which is quite an invasive one.
Thank you so much and also for Dr. Nguyen’s follow up phone call. this evening.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2018) — A new 14-passenger shuttle bus for patient transportation and a $5,000 donation to enhance the social programming for adolescents and young adults who are being treated for cancer was received by the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute from THE PLAYERS Championship during the annual Red Coat Ride Out
THE PLAYERS volunteer leadership – the Red Coats – presented the gifts…