In February 2019 The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) released a "St. Lucie County Cancer Assessment." FDOH's cancer assessment was undertaken to address community concerns, initially comprised of a local glioblastoma support group. While questioning the number of glioblastoma cases reported to be occurring, concerned citizens specifically questioned if there were higher rates of glioblastoma among … Continue reading Glioblastoma in 34982, 34983 and 34952 Zip Codes.
Glioblastoma, also known as glioblastoma multiforme, is the most aggressive cancer that begins within the brain. In a report by Meghan McRoberts of WPTV on April 6, 2018, nearly 30 cases of glioblastoma have been uncovered by WPTV in St. Lucie County over a period of five years, and more cases precede that timeframe. Nearly … Continue reading Nearly 30 Cases and Counting of Glioblastoma in St. Lucie County, FL Over a Span of Five Years.
As you have no doubt read, Indian River County, Martin County and the advocacy group CARE-Florida recently filed a new lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Railroad Administration. According to the Palm Beach Post, the lawsuit was filed by Martin and Indian River Counties, along with Citizens against Rail Expansion … Continue reading St. Lucie County, FL is Taking a Different Approach to All Aboard Florida/Brightline…”if it Does Come to Our Area”.