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More than noting, knowing.

Cancer awareness is a great reason to blog. As one of the largest hematology and oncology practices in Central Florida, Cancer Institute of Florida is on the cutting edge of the latest medical breakthroughs in detection, prevention and treatment—and that is why we want to share our discoveries with you. Cancer research, treatment and cures come from a great amount of collaboration and dedication from many oncologists, hematologists and cancer patients and their families. Sometimes the latest cancer news is a quick reminder of what Cancer Awareness month it is.

Please read the latest Cancer Institute of Florida blog posts. Share your comments in the fields provided.

National Marrow Awareness Month

No bones about it, November provides a lot of cancer awareness.

 

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Hospice Care Provides Dignity and Hope

November is National Hospice Month. Hospice and palliative care offers medical care, pain management and emotional and spiritual support tailored to a patient's needs and wishes.

 

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Celebrate Family and Caregivers

National Family Caregivers Month is a time to thank, support, assist and celebrate our nation's millions of family caregivers.

 

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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness on the Rise

Pancreatic cancer stands out as a highly lethal disease with the poorest likelihood of survival among all cancers. It accounts for only 2% of newly diagnosed cancers but 5% of all cancer deaths.

 

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Don’t make a mountain out of a molehill and go get that mammogram on October 19, 2012, National Mammogram Day. Did you know that breast cancer is the most common type of cancer found in women in the United States?

 

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colon Cancer—highly treatable, very beatable.

Did you know that colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S.?

 

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