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Radiation Markers

Markers Make Radiation Treatments Shorter and Easier

When patient Howard Curd was told he would need radiation treatment for his esophageal cancer, he feared the worst. Read More


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Worth the Side Effect Risk

New study shows radiation plus chemo for HPV throat cancer offers best survival odds. Read More


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Can Cell Phones and Other Household Items Increase Your Cancer Risk?

Understanding the differences between non-ionizing and ionizing radiation. Read More


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Radiation Oncologist vs. Radiologist

If you’re wondering what the difference is between a radiation oncologist and a radiologist, you’re not alone. Read More


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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


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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


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Patty's Story: How She Became 'Great Friends' With Her Radiation Mask

After completing radiation therapy, Patty had her radiation face mask painted and discovered that it changed her outlook about the treatment. Read More


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John's Story: Giving Back Through Music

"Upon walking into Moffitt Cancer Center, it did not feel like any other hospital I had ever been to," says John, a throat cancer survivor. Read More


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Actress Shannen Doherty Dances Through Radiation Treatment

Actress Shannen Doherty of television’s "90210" and "Charmed" has been documenting her battle against breast cancer on Instagram. Read More


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Elise's Story: A Present Wrapped in Strange Packaging

Stage 4 pancreatic cancer survivor Elise says she would not trade her journey with cancer for anything. Read More


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92-Year-Old Celebrates Last Round of Radiation with Sweet Sound of Success

The musical melodies of sleigh bells, church bells and school bells don’t resonate like the sweet symphony of a bell ringing in Moffitt’s radiation department. Read More


COMMUNITY OF COURAGE

STORIES TO INSPIRE YOU ON YOUR JOURNEY THROUGH CANCER