Medical Services - Cancer

  • 6/24/14 6:08 pm EDT

    Dr. Mary Hayes co-authored largest 3D study to date of nearly half a million women

    Hollywood, FL – The results of a large, retrospectives study which are being published today in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) show that 3D mammography—also called tomosynthesis—finds significantly more invasive cancers and reduces unnecessary recalls. Memorial Healthcare System was one of 13 sites nationwide to participate in the study. “This study confirms what we already know – 3D mammography finds more of the invasive, harmful cancers we want to find and, atmore...
  • 4/1/14 2:56 pm EDT

    Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation designates Memorial Cancer Institute of Hollywood, Florida, as a 360 Community Hospital Center of Excellence

    SAN CARLOS, Calif. and HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (March 24, 2014) –The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) announced today the addition of Memorial Cancer Institute (MCI) of Hollywood, Florida, a part of Memorial Healthcare System, to its 360 Community Hospital Centers of Excellence Program, which aims to improve individualized standard of care for lung cancer patients in the community hospital setting. The Memorial Cancer Institute in Hollywood, Florida is the first community hospital inmore...
  • 12/28/11 8:08 am EST
    Memorial Breast Cancer Center, with freestanding locations at both Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood and Memorial Hospital West in Pembroke Pines, has been fully accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). Established by the American College of Surgeons in 2005, the NAPBC designates centers that demonstrate the ultimate commitment to providing superior services and treatment to breast cancer patientsmore...
  • 8/25/10 8:08 am EDT
    Alexander is a kid who doesn’t know the meaning of the word “quit.” A Junior Black Belt at Moti Horenstein’s Mixed Martial Arts Academy and an entering 7th Grader at Rohr Middle School in North Miami Beach, he has been training all summer to meet a goal that most adults only dream of: running 13.1 miles, a half-marathon, to raise money for children with cancer. Days before the event, this 12-year old has received over $1,600 in pledges andmore...