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Details: Childhood cancer survivor becomes a pediatric brain tumor specialist. September 29, 2021 It's cancer. How to support a loved one through diagnosis and treatment. September 24, 2021 Age adjustment. New guidelines recommend colon cancer screening at 45 instead of 50. May 24, 2021

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Cancer care close to home Baptist Medical Center South

Details: Cancer care close to home. January 16, 2020. Of course cancer is never convenient, but getting treatment is easier for Lee Conte now that Baptist Medical Center South offers cancer care through Baptist Health's partnership with Houston-based MD Anderson Cancer Center, the nation's leading cancer hospital. After being diagnosed with stage 2

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When your loved one is diagnosed with cancer, how can …

Details: The whole cancer experience is extremely complicated and can take more of a psychological toll than physical, said George Royal, PhD, chief of psychology at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville and Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center. “The anxiety for the weeks before treatment and between each scan is an everyday thing for the patient and the

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How can cancer patients stay safe

Details: Protecting cancer patients is a priority during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis. Cancer patients, especially those undergoing treatments that weaken their immune systems, are at a higher risk for complications from COVID-19. But, they are also accustomed to overcoming adversity and taking unexpected challenges in stride.

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Don't skip cancer screenings due to Covid Baptist Health

Details: At Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center, lung and breast cancer screenings were temporarily suspended on Mar. 23, 2020, due to an executive order from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to halt all elective procedures. Comprehensive cancer screenings, which are critical for early detection and treatment, resumed in May 2020.

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Baptist Rehabilitation

Details: 1301 Palm Ave. Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center. Jacksonville, FL 32207. Baptist Rehabilitation offers comprehensive adult outpatient rehabilitation services to help individuals with any type of cancer, who are experiencing problems related to cancer or the side effects of surgery, chemotherapy or radiation treatment.

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From patient to caregiver Baptist Health Jacksonville, FL

Details: Jennifer Morton, RN, an adult oncology inpatient nurse at Baptist Health, is one of them. She has done the DONNA Half since 2008. The cause of fighting breast cancer hits close to home. In July 2006, when Morton was 35, she found a lump on her right breast. Her daughter was 3 and her son was 6.

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Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville Baptist Health

Details: This provides surgeons with the dexterity to access small areas through tiny incisions. Dr. Buckley has performed more than 1,000 procedures with the da Vinci system, making him one of the most experienced gynecological surgeons in the country. Susan’s been cancer free for two years and is grateful to be back to riding her horses.

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‘It shaped my whole life’ Baptist Health Jacksonville, FL

Details: Beating brain cancer. Two days later, Philipp Aldana, MD, co-medical director of the Stys Neuroscience Institute, medical director of the Lucy Gooding Children’s Neurosurgery Center, and pediatric neurosurgeon with Wolfson Children’s Hospital and the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville, removed the lime-sized tumor from Schrum’s brain.

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Genetic testing and treating cancer Baptist Health

Details: For breast cancer, the recommendations are based on several factors including family history and age at the time of cancer diagnosis. Risk increases with age. About 22,530 women this year will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. While rare, ovarian cancer ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women.

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How do you detect lung cancer early

Details: Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death for men and women in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. It claims about 130,000 lives each year. Both Diamond and Limbaugh were diagnosed at stage 4, the latest stage, when the cancer has spread to other parts of the body and is more difficult to treat and cure.

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Power hitter Baptist Health Jacksonville, FL

Details: Parenton said the evolution in cancer treatment options gave him hope. His dad passed away from cancer in 1997 after it metastasized throughout his body, and the available treatments at that time were not as sophisticated. “I know that every day, the medical field is doing everything it can to cure cancer,” Parenton said.

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Woman fights colon cancer Baptist Health Jacksonville, Fl

Details: Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States, with more than 100,000 new cases expected in 2021, according to the American Cancer Society. When detected early, colorectal cancer

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New colon cancer screening recommendations Baptist

Details: New guidelines recommend colon cancer screening at 45 instead of 50. A troubling trend has prompted new recommendations for a potentially lifesaving cancer screening. The National Cancer Institute has reported the rate of colon cancer in adults younger than 50 has more than doubled since the 1990s. In response, the United States Preventive

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Are HPV-related throat cancers on the rise

Details: HPV-related throat cancers on the rise. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted virus that nearly everyone has been exposed to by the time they reach adulthood. For some, the infection will be asymptomatic, while others may go on to develop warts or even cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 90%

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Healing from the inside out Baptist Health

Details: Defeating prostate cancer required radiation treatments, and, as a result, Herbert developed a condition called radiation cystitis, which damages tissue in the bladder and causes scarring. The scars caused Herbert pelvic pain and bleeding, making it hard to walk and function normally. It got to the point where he needed a catheter bag.

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Lucy Rose up to fight cancer Baptist Health

Details: When a child is diagnosed with cancer, moms and dads want answers, and the best care available. At Wolfson Children’s Hospital's Childhood Cancer Center, loved ones get both. Our cancer experts are here to help parents understand the condition, how it affects their child and how it can be treated.

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Immunotherapy providing hope Baptist Health

Details: Immunotherapy treatments, in concert with other therapies, have long helped in the fight against various forms of cancer. And now, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first immunotherapy medication for a certain type of breast cancer, providing hope in the future for treatment of other breast cancer types.

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Importance of self-exams for testicular cancer Baptist

Details: Testicular cancer is known for being a disease of the young and middle-aged, but it can affect men throughout all stages of life. It originates from reproductive or “germ cells” in the normal testicular tissue and can develop into solid tumors a person can feel. Testicular cancer most commonly spreads to the lymph nodes, but can go to other

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Miten Patel, MD, Hematologist Oncologist Baptist Health

Details: Cancer Specialists Of North Florida; Miten Patel, MD Additional Information. Education & Training. Doctor of Medicine - Medical School. Medical College of Virginia - Richmond , VA . 1997 – 2001. Internship. University of Florida/Shands Hospital - Gainesville , …

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From young cancer patient to doctor Baptist Health

Details: A cancer diagnosis can seem insurmountable to any family, but Wolfson Children’s Hospital has a comprehensive team of experts to help guide you through the process. For more information, call the Wolfson Children’s Cancer Center at 904.697.3600.

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Robert Zaiden, MD, Medical Oncologist Baptist Health

Details: Robert Zaiden, MD. Robert Zaiden, MD, is committed to leading-edge therapies for treating cancer. He has been directly involved in researching and developing medical treatment plans for digestive tract cancers. Dr. Zaiden is a passionate advocate of the multidisciplinary approach to patient care. His areas of expertise are:

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Myths about pancreatic cancer Baptist Health

Details: The third-leading cause of cancer death, it is slightly more common in men than women. Each year, over 60,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with this disease. Learn the truth behind 6 common pancreatic cancer myths below. Myth: Only people with a family history of pancreatic cancer get it.

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Ovarian cancer’s symptoms are subtle Baptist Health

Details: Ovarian cancer is no longer called a silent killer, but it’s still a whispering one, said Dr. Whitworth. Its symptoms are so vague, women tend to dismiss them. “Bloating, fatigue, change in GI function—they’re symptoms I’ve had two or three times myself this week,” Dr. Whitworth said.

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Lara Zuberi, MD, Medical Oncologist Baptist Health

Details: Proceeds from my two self-published novels, “The Lost Pearl” and “Torn Pages,” go to underprivileged cancer patients around the world. I recognized early in my medical career that treating breast cancer patients was my calling and I feel blessed to be able to follow this professional path.

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Faculty Position, Solid Tumor/Sarcoma Physician

Details: Clinical cancer care service will located on the main campus – Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville (BMCJ) with a focus on Medical Oncology and Sarcoma. Baptist Health is proud to be one of only seven unique health systems in the United States chosen to replicate MD Anderson Cancer Center’s multidisciplinary model of care.

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Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for COVID-19 Baptist Health

Details: State of Florida Treatment Site. Joseph Lee Center. 5120 Perry St. Jacksonville, FL 32208. Antibody Therapy Locator. Baptist Health recommends monoclonal antibody therapy for individuals with mild to moderate COVID-19. Monoclonal antibodies work by helping the immune system recognize and respond more effectively to the COVID-19 virus.

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Screening Mammography

Details: With our 5 nationally accredited hospitals, top primary care doctors and specialty physicians, we provide all levels of care, for every stage of life.

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Sridhar Srinivasan, MD, Hematologist Oncologist Baptist

Details: Cancer treatments have advanced and evolved considerably in past decade and the decision-making process is becoming increasingly complex for patients. My philosophy of care is to demystify treatment plans in an easy and understandable manner.

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Sahana Kalmadi, MD, Hematologist Oncologist Baptist Health

Details: Cancer Specialists Of North Florida; Sahana Kalmadi, MD Additional Information. Education & Training. Doctor of Medicine - Medical School. Kasturba Medical College - Manipal . 1986 – 1989. Internship. Maimonides Medical Center - Brooklyn , NY . 1996 – 1997. Residency.

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Laura Lourdes, MD, Hematologist Oncologist Baptist Health

Details: Cancer Specialists Of North Florida; Laura Lourdes, MD Additional Information. Education & Training. Doctor of Medicine - Medical School. National University of Ireland. 2000 – 2005. Internship. National University of Singapore. 2005 – 2006. …

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Donate to Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center

Details: Your gift makes a difference in the lives of cancer patients by supporting our innovative cancer patient care, research, education and prevention programs. Together, we can dramatically accelerate the pace of converting scientific discoveries into clinical advances that improve the lives of cancer patients in our region.

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Edward Gorak, DO, MBA, MS, FACP, Hematologist Oncologist

Details: Cancer is one of life’s top stressors and turns your world upside down. I will work with you to help ease the internal and external worries associated with your cancer. I have a great interest in serving as your coach throughout your battle with cancer. I enjoy …

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Screening Mammography

Details: Screening Mammography - Baptist South. 14550 Old St Augustine Road. Baptist Medical Center South. Jacksonville, FL 32258.

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Ilicia Shugarman, MD, Hematologist Oncologist Baptist Health

Details: Cancer Specialists Of North Florida; Ilicia Shugarman, MD Additional Information. Education & Training. Doctor of Medicine - Medical School. University of Florida - Gainesville , FL . 2004 – 2009. Internship. University of Florida - Gainesville , FL . 2009 – 2012. Residency.

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Barrett McCormick, MD, MS, Urologic Oncologist Baptist

Details: 4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 (308) Barrett McCormick, MD, MS Biography and Info. Barrett McCormick, MD, completed a urologic oncology fellowship at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. His genuine personality and humble upbringing allow him to make real connections with all of his patients and help to navigate them through the difficulty

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Dat Pham, MD, Medical Oncologist Baptist Health

Details: Dat Pham, MD Biography and Info. Dat Pham, MD, is board certified in oncology and internal medicine and has more than 18 years of experience caring for cancer patients. A professor of medicine, Dr. Pham directs programs for medical oncology fellows and founded a program for hematology oncology fellows. His areas of expertise include: Lung cancer.

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Karen Ching-Tismal, MD, FACS, Breast Surgical Oncologist

Details: Karen Beatrice Ching-Tismal, MD, FACS, is a board-certified and fellowship-trained breast surgeon who specializes in benign and malignant breast disorders. An experienced clinical trials investigator, Dr. Ching-Tismal also specializes in the management of patients with a high risk for breast cancer based on genetic or familial predisposition.

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Daniel Kobrinski, DO, Hematologist Oncologist Baptist Health

Details: Cancer Specialists Of North Florida; Daniel Kobrinski, DO Additional Information. Education & Training. Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine - Medical School. Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine - Fort Lauderdale , FL . 2008 – 2012. Internship. Loyola University Medical Center, IL - Maywood , IL .

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Cynthia Anderson, MD, Radiation Oncologist Baptist Health

Details: Cynthia Anderson, MD, has a longstanding passion for providing care to cancer patients. She served as the Chief Resident for her program and continues to do research, publish and serve her community both in and out of medicine. Her areas of expertise are: Pediatric Cancers. NEW: Online doctor visits. Breast Cancer.

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Maria Valente, MD, Hematologist Oncologist Baptist Health

Details: Cancer Specialists Of North Florida; Maria Valente, MD Additional Information. Education & Training. Doctor of Medicine - Medical School. University of Michigan Medical Center - Ann Arbor , MI . 1993 – 1997. Internship - Residency. University of Florida/ College of Medicine - …

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Is there a link between COVID-19 and erectile dysfunction

Details: A study published in Andrology by a group of Italian urologists analyzed the presence of erectile dysfunction in 100 men and noted it was more prevalent among the patients who were COVID-19 positive. Lael Stieglitz, MD, urologist and head of the Men’s Sexual Health Program at Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center, said the connection makes sense

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John Vu, MD, Medical Oncologist Baptist Health

Details: John Vu, MD. Medical Oncologist. 4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 (583) John Vu, MD Biography and Info. John Vu, MD, previously served as the principle site investigator for clinical research at Freeman Cancer Institute in Joplin, Missouri, and was a member of the hospital’s internal review board for clinical trials. Dr.

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NURSE PRACTITIONER/PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, MEDICAL …

Details: Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center located in beautiful Northeast Florida is actively seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our distinguished cancer medicine faculty. Baptist MD Anderson brings an unprecedented level of oncology care to Northeast Florida and provides physicians an appealing blend of community focused patient care and the benefit …

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Robert Kawa, DO, Family Physician Baptist Health

Details: Dr. Kawa has spoken nationally on several health care topics and has collaborated on international teaching websites to provide education on wellness. His areas of expertise include: Preventive care. High blood pressure. Sports medicine. Osteopathic medicine/osteopathic manipulative treatment. Neuromusculoskeletal medicine.

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