cancer http://blog.wlrn.org en Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center To Receive $16 Million Per Year http://blog.wlrn.org/post/sylvester-comprehensive-cancer-center-receive-16-million-year <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Rick Scott's budget, the Legislature approved $60 million of annual funding for three cancer centers in Florida. One of the centers, the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami School of Medicine, will receive $16 million per year for five years.</span></p><p>Even before the funding the center made investments including hiring new physicians and researchers, and purchasing new equipment.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:44:58 +0000 Carla Javier 34497 at http://blog.wlrn.org Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center To Receive $16 Million Per Year Teacher’s Final Quest to Discover Life’s Greatest Lessons http://blog.wlrn.org/post/teacher-s-final-quest-discover-life-s-greatest-lessons <p></p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 26739 at http://blog.wlrn.org Teacher’s Final Quest to Discover Life’s Greatest Lessons Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research http://blog.wlrn.org/post/myeloma-bone-cancer-research <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><p></p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 22443 at http://blog.wlrn.org Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research Prostate Cancer Breakthroughs http://blog.wlrn.org/post/prostate-cancer-breakthroughs <p></p><p>07/11/13 - Thursday's&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/topicalcurrents"><strong>Topical Currents</strong></a> begins with the latest developments in prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Medical researcher <strong><a href="http://www.jaycohenmd.com/">Dr. Jay Cohen</a></strong> says there are new alternatives to invasive surgeries and radiation therapies.&nbsp; He was diagnosed with the condition in 2011.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dr. Cohen's most recent book is <a href="http://amzn.to/15z4UXK"><strong><em>Prostate Cancer Breakthroughs</em></strong></a>.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That’s </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Topical Currents</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> . . . Thursday&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">at&nbsp;1pm on&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/WLRN" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><b style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">WLRN-HD1</b></a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;rebroadcast at 7pm on&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/wlrn-hd2" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><b style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">WLRN-HD2</b></a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;and audio on-demand after the live program. &nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 17226 at http://blog.wlrn.org Prostate Cancer Breakthroughs Given Two Years To Live, Teacher Continues to Fight Seven Years Later http://blog.wlrn.org/post/given-two-years-live-teacher-continues-fight-seven-years-later <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We all piled into the school gym wearing our new, originally designed t-shirts, made in our school colors, teal and white. The sound system was on, the bleachers were down and the photographer was set up and snapping away.</span></p><p>Only, this was not an average pep rally. This one was special. This one was for Ms. Susi. Jennie Susi has stage four ovarian cancer.</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 10:35:00 +0000 Neyda Borges 16337 at http://blog.wlrn.org Given Two Years To Live, Teacher Continues to Fight Seven Years Later Facing Cancer and Maintaining Emotional Wellness http://blog.wlrn.org/post/facing-cancer-and-maintaining-emotional-wellness <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px 0px 10pt;"></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px 0px 10pt;"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">05/01/13 - Wednesday's </span></font><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Topical Currents</b>< Wed, 01 May 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 13305 at http://blog.wlrn.org Facing Cancer and Maintaining Emotional Wellness Cancer Patients Turn To Scorpion Venom From Cuba http://blog.wlrn.org/post/cancer-patients-turn-scorpion-venom-cuba <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Jean Friedman-Rudovsky 12612 at http://blog.wlrn.org Cancer Patients Turn To Scorpion Venom From Cuba Hager's Bill Could Ban Smoking At The Beach http://blog.wlrn.org/post/hagers-bill-could-ban-smoking-beach <p></p><p>A determined Palm Beach County teenager is gaining ground on a big goal -- stopping people from smoking at Florida's beaches and public parks.</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 17:01:00 +0000 Rick Stone 8491 at http://blog.wlrn.org Hager's Bill Could Ban Smoking At The Beach