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Communicating with our Deaf and/or Hard-of-Hearing Patients

When you are deaf and/or hard of hearing, and you rely on facial expressions (or lip reading), a mask feels like an insurmountable barrier. Read More

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Finding the Funny in the Fear

Caregiver Beth Ross shares her experiences while caring for her husband, Ray. She says the key to success is a sense of humor, as well as staying patient and calm. Read More

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The Other Side of Cancer: Caring for Your Emotions

Moffitt offers a wide array of services that complement medical treatment and strives to meet the emotional and spiritual needs of patients and families. Read More

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A New Look at Magnolias Salon

After her first visit to Magnolias Salon, Lisa Assetta says she was ready to face the world with her new hairstyle. Read More

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Nutrition for Caregivers

Caring for someone with cancer is a true act of selfless love, but when this responsibility stretches over months or years, it can result in neglecting your own health. Read More


A Perfect Love Story

Cancer entered our lives when Loyce was diagnosed with stage 3 melanoma in the late 1970s, but she also faced breast cancer and metastatic sacral breast cancer over the years. Read More

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Celebrating Our Caregivers

Caregivers are the unsung heroes in the cancer journey. They are thrust into their role with no formal training and often little time to prepare. Their love and concern for the patient drive them to take on new and foreign responsibilities and tap into strength and determination they didn’t know they had. Read More

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How to Cope with Caregiving Loss

Certain times of the year, like special holidays or birthdays, present us with another challenge: taking care of those who are feeling sad because of the death of their loved one. Read More

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Lucky and Grateful

I am an Ewing's sarcoma survivor. I was diagnosed when I was 32. I had no experience with cancer except for what I had seen on television or in movies. Read More

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Caregiving During the Pandemic: One Day at a Time

A caregiver shares her story of how her husband received a cancer diagnosis during a time when everything was shutting down due to the pandemic. Read More

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A Doctor's Perspective: The Emotions Behind the Mask

COVID-19 has forced us to change the way we teach our patients and their families about their cancer, says Dr. Blaise Mooney. Read More

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Resilience in the Face of Cancer and COVID-19

COVID-19 has intensified feelings to the extent that many of the things that used to bring cancer patients joy are now off-limits, like visiting loved ones and friends. Read More


Caregiver Corner: Finding Meditation, Yoga to Ease Stress

"I knew I needed to do something to protect myself from the effects of the mounting stress," says a caregiver. Read More


Ashley's Story: Paying it Forward

My journey to becoming the new co-chair of the Patient and Family Advisory Council began five years ago at the age of 27 when I walked through the doors at Moffitt for treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia. Read More


Bringing to Light the Patient and Family Member Voice

The Patient and Family Advisory Council is a partnership that aims to bring the voices of patients and their families into every part of Moffitt. 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


Pamela's Story

My dogs helped get me through the toughest fight of my life. In early 2014, when I was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer, I was 38. Read More