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Summer Travel with Cancer

Do you need to take extra precautions this summer travel season? Read More

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Summer Reminders for Cancer Survivors

Safe ways for cancer survivors to beat the heat. Read More

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Adding a New Drug to Standard Treatment May Add Years for Younger Women with Advanced Breast Cancer

Younger women battling advanced breast cancer may live longer by adding ribociclib to first-line endocrine therapy. Read More

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What Are the Symptoms of Constipation?

Constipation is very common, particularly during cancer treatment. Learn more about the symptoms and find out how they can be prevented and managed. Read More

How Cancer Affects Dental Health

How Cancer Affects Dental Health

Did you know that cancer can affect your teeth, gums and mouth? Learn about some dental health changes that can occur during cancer treatment. Read More

Mind Body Against Cancer

Mind and Body Against Cancer

A Moffitt psychiatrist helps patients while on her own cancer journey. Read More


There’s a Shingles Vaccine Shortage. What should you do?

Shingles is a painful rash caused by the same virus as the chicken pox. Read More


Inflammatory Breast Cancer Basics

The rare cancer is typically not diagnosed until after it has spread throughout the body. Read More

How Old is Too Old for Chemotherapy?

Half of all cancers occur in people age 70 and older. We hear a lot of things about chemotherapy in older age. Which are myths and which are true? Read More

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When Cancer is Part of Your Thanksgiving

Tips to help patients navigate holiday gatherings Read More


Flight Tips for Cancer Fighters

Staying healthy on the holiday’s busiest travel day Read More


How to Find a Cancer Support Group

Along with your cancer diagnosis, many challenges have probably surfaced for both you and your family. During this tumultuous time, a professionally led support group can serve as an invaluable safe haven. Read More


Fall is Flu Shot Season

Advice for cancer patients as flu season approaches Read More


The Healing Power of Music

Music is inherently powerful in that, depending on a listener’s state of mind, it has the ability to calm, console, energize or invigorate. Read More


Can Baking Soda Help Fight Cancer?

A new study finds baking soda makes tumor cells easier to target with drugs. Read More


Coping with Hair Loss

Actress Jada Pinkett Smith opened up recently about her struggles with hair loss, also known as alopecia. Read More


The Truth About Clinical Studies: The Most Advanced Cancer Care at Moffitt Cancer Center

Learn more about some common misconceptions that prevent patients from joining clinical trials. Read More


Beating Breast Cancer Before Age 40 May Mean Multiple Menopauses

Can you imagine going through menopause multiple times? It may be a reality for those who beat breast cancer before age 40. Read More


The Power of Vitality: Clinic Helps Patients Who Have Lost Appetite and Weight

For most advanced-stage cancer patients, the disease is not the only battle they’re fighting. Read More


With Fertility Options New Hope Grows

When it comes to fertility it’s important for all adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer patients to be informed. Read More


Five Questions With Dr. Le and the Benefits of Acupuncture

What exactly is acupuncture and what do those little needles really do? We sat down with Dr. Liem Quang Le, DAOM at Moffitt, to learn more. Read More


Can Cancer Treatment Break Your Heart?

Life-saving treatments for lymphoma and breast cancer may come with a cost to the heart. Read More


Cold Caps Allows Patients to Keep Hair During Chemotherapy

Moffitt Cancer Center offers Dignicaps at two locations for breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. Read More


Flu Can Hit Cancer Patients Hardest

Weakened immune systems can lead to life-threatening complications. Flu shots are OK, but no nasal spray, doctors say. Read More


Chemotherapy Checklist: Tips from Our Patients

We went straight to the source and polled our patients on social media to get their best tips for preparing, passing the time, and taking care of themselves while undergoing chemotherapy. Read More


Why Are My Nails Changing During Chemotherapy?

Somewhat less well-known are the potential effects that chemotherapy can have on the fingernails, toenails and nail beds. Read More


What Sexual Side Effects Are Most Common During Cancer Treatment?

Regardless of the type of cancer you have, it will likely have a profound impact on every aspect of your life, including your sexual health. Read More


Tips for Sharing and Writing About Your Cancer Journey

During this complex and difficult journey, many patients say that they find solace and strength in documenting their experiences. Read More


How to Make Traveling Easier If You Have Cancer

A cancer diagnosis will probably not prevent you from traveling, but it can sometimes complicate matters. Here are some helpful tips. Read More


What’s the Difference Between Radiation and Radiology?

If you've been diagnosed with cancer, you may have heard terms like "radiation" and "radiology" being discussed as part of your treatment plan. Read More


What Should I Know About Breast Reconstruction?

It is important to keep in mind that every woman is different. Therefore, breast reconstruction may be not right for everyone. Read More


Five Questions With: Marc McDowell, Mindfulness Expert

We talked to Clinical Social Worker and Mindfulness Expert Marc McDowell about some of the misconceptions about mindfulness and found out how we can apply this practice in our daily lives. Read More


Ask the Experts: Your Questions About Nutrition and Cancer Answered

Dr. Nagi Kumar, director of Cancer Chemoprevention at Moffitt, debunks common food myths and answers your cancer-related nutrition questions in Ask The Experts: Eat This, Not That. Read More


Meet the Experts: Five Strategies for Better Sleep

Learn five strategies from Moffitt nurse researcher Tina Mason that can help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer. Read More


Tips for Going Through Cancer Treatment Alone

For those who are single or do not have a primary caregiver, cancer treatment can be especially challenging. But, it doesn’t have to be. Read More


What You Need to Know About Radiation Masks

If your cancer treatment plan includes radiation therapy, you’re probably wondering what you can expect, and that’s quite understandable. Read More


Mind and Body Strategies for Stress Reduction

Learning how to take care of yourself when you do experience stress is important. There is increasing evidence to suggest that mind-body techniques can enhance physical and emotional well-being. Read More


Getting to the Point with Acupuncture

Acupuncture is safe, painless, and has a very low risk of complications. Although acupuncture does not target tumors or prevent cancerous cells from spreading, it does offer significant benefits for people with cancer. Read More


Using Math to Fight Cancer

How does math coincide with cancer treatment? The answer lies within the Integrated Mathematical Oncology Department at Moffitt Cancer Center. Read More


Tips on How to Avoid Social Isolation During Cancer Treatment

One challenge that many patients may not have anticipated is the sense of isolation experienced at various points during their cancer journey. Read More


Infographic: Making Medicine Personal - The Practice of Personalized Medicine

At Moffitt Cancer Center we look at every patient’s cancer as unique. Our clinical expertise and transformational research keeps us at the forefront of personalizing cancer care. Read More


How to Start Exercising After Cancer Treatment

If you’re a cancer survivor exercise can not only make you fitter, stronger and thinner – it can also help you live a longer, cancer-free life. Read More


Moffitt Cancer Center Observes Fall Prevention Day With Free Event

The U.S Centers for Disease Control estimates that unintentional falls are the leading cause of injury and death in Americans over 65. However, cancer patients regardless of age are at a high risk for falls because of the disease and its complicated treatments. Read More

Helpful Links for Cancer Information

Moffitt Cancer Center's Patient Education Department has compiled the following additional online resources for patients. Read More


Trouble with Urination

Some patients with cancer experience urination trouble as a result of their cancer treatments. The side effects of these urination problems can be temporary or long term. Read More


Nausea Related to Cancer Treatment

Those people who have nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy or radiation will be glad to know that there are a variety of ways to relieve these side effects through diet, medicines and relaxation methods. Read More


Experiencing Hair Loss

For some people, losing their hair is difficult. Knowing what to expect and talking about it with others can help you cope with hair loss and other changes related to cancer treatment. Read More


Nerve Changes with Cancer

A common disorder, these nerve problems can occur after damage to a single nerve or multiple nerves. Discuss the possibility of cancer medication-related risks with your health care team. Read More


Cancer-Related Fatigue

Cancer-related fatigue is a condition marked by extreme tiredness and the inability to function because energy is lacking. Read More


Fertility and Cancer

Since cancer treatments may impact a patient’s ability to have children, it is important to think about your risk for becoming sterile or infertile due to your treatment. Read More


Cancer and Memory Loss

Regular screening of the patient and monitoring of the patient's symptoms can help in the diagnosis of delirium. Read More