Satsuma Mandarins- Florida’s Local Fruit with Great Health Benefits
Satsumas are part of the mandarin orange family, a category which also includes clementines and tangerines. Satsuma mandarins may have originated in China. They were first recorded in Florida in 1876 […]
Standard Fractionation or Hypofractionation…that is the question.
Using hypofractionation, or hypofractionated radiation therapy, higher doses of radiation are delivered per treatment, so patients can complete their course of radiation therapy much faster than conventional treatment.
In words attributed to Albert Einstein, “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” As we move into 2021, our opportunity is to embrace the fresh start that a New Year provides and to cultivate something positive for ourselves. The adversity of the past year and the uncertainty of the coming one suggest we should cultivate resilience. Dr. Robinson dives into what resiliency is and ways to develop it.
Tips for Managing the Holidays During Cancer Treatment
Undergoing cancer treatment during the holiday season can be challenging and different for many reasons. Ackerman Cancer Center Social Worker, Georgia Pennington has some tips for patients and caregivers during the holidays.
Healthy Holidays! Tips for Navigating Holiday Meals
For many Americans, the majority of the holiday season focuses on meals, parties, and food. This can add up to sneaky weight gain. Karen has tips on how to navigate holiday season eating without giving up important traditions.
Throughout the month of November, we have covered several topics relating to lung cancer. ACC Oncology Social Worker, Rachel Stacy has compiled a helpful list of national resources, as well as how to participate in our local lung cancer virtual support group for patients and their caregivers in NE Florida.
How we frame certain cancer diagnoses in our mind, and most importantly how we respond to people who reveal their diagnosis to us is very important. Dr. Clark dives into the stigma we place on certain diagnoses and how those ideas and responses can impact the patient.