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Chaplain's Chat: Talking Often Helps

Being told that you have cancer is one of the things no one wants to hear. It will make you look deeper and maybe differently at much of what you know and believe about your life. 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


Dealing With Cancer Recurrence

If your oncologist recently told you that your cancer has come back, you may be experiencing a myriad of emotions. Read More


Adjusting to Life After Caregiving

If the need for caregiving has now come to an end, you may find yourself struggling to regain a sense of purpose in your life. Read More


When a Parent Has Cancer

When a parent becomes ill, your long-established roles may abruptly reverse. There are many things you can do to make the process easier for both your parent and yourself. 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 on How to Help Cancer Patients During the Holidays

Do you know someone who is coping with cancer? Find out what you can do to help them during this holiday season. 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


'What I Wish I Knew' - Advice from Patients and Caregivers on Living With Cancer

Find some ideas shared by both patients and caregivers that may help you to deal with many aspects of living with cancer. Advice is cheap: experience is priceless! Read More


Cards From Children Cheer Up Cancer Patients at Moffitt

My family and I began our personal fight with cancer in September 2012. What I thought was going to be simple turned into multiple surgeries, radiation and chemotherapy. Read More


What are the Symptoms of Depression?

When it's untreated depression can make it harder to enjoy usual activities and follow treatment plans. Read More


Caring for the Caregiver - Supporting Family and Friends of Cancer Patients

One of the first reactions of many patients at learning of a new cancer diagnosis is often a flood of concerns about the impact their illness will have on spouses, partners and other family members. 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


How to Cope When Your Partner Is Living With Cancer

If you have a loved one who has been diagnosed with cancer, you’re both probably experiencing a wide range of feelings and emotions, which may include fear, anger, sadness and confusion. Read More


Life After Cancer Treatment

The day you’ve long been waiting for has finally arrived: the end of your cancer treatment. If you previously thought you’d be happy or relieved, you might be surprised by the wide range of emotions that you’re actually feeling. Read More


Coping With Emotions When You Find out You Have Cancer

Every individual who is diagnosed with cancer has different feelings and copes with them in different ways. It is important to do what is best for you. Read More