At the Center for Cancer Care & Research, we realize that each patient is special so each treatment regimen is unique to your individual case. Working together with your physician and cancer specialist, each patient receives a treatment plan customized for him or her. The Center provides an array of comprehensive treatment options, including the latest equipment and technology and most advanced treatment protocols. The following is a list of the
Is a quarterly class designed to help cancer patients
manage their situation. Valuable information is provided to steer patients in
the right direction on everything from nutrition to insurance to finance. This
class is open to all patients at any stage of their cancer experience Ė from
diagnosis through treatment and into survivorship. Cancer Crossroad sessions are
facilitated by social workers and nutritionists who specialize in
- Helping to navigate through the healthcare system
- Assistance with insurance and financial issues
- Guidance on nutrition before, during and after treatment
This class is held quarterly from 10 - 11:30 am in the Center for Cancer Care & Research Board Room. For additional information, please call 863-603-4791 or 863-284-6974.
Your Inner Hero: Life After Cancer Treatment & Beyond
Is an inspiring and informative new education class aimed at serving cancer patients who are entering the next phase of their lives after chemotherapy. The class meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month from 2:00 pm Ė 3:30 pm, during which members of the CCCR team interact with patients to discuss a variety of topics, including follow-up care, managing physical changes following chemotherapy, maintaining social and work relationships, and much more.
The class takes place in the boardroom of the Center for Cancer Care & Research. The program is free of charge, but seating is limited. Please RSVP by calling 863-603-4770.
Is an interactive experience where knowledge and compassion come together. The class is designed to empower patients and their families with the most up to date information on cancer treatment and side-effect management. We believe this is the foundation for providing excellent medical care, which in turn will lead to better outcomes.
We welcome and encourage your attendance at Conquering Chemotherapy. This class is held every Thursday afternoon at 2:00 pm in the Center for Cancer Care & Research Board Room. Come and discover that you can make a difference in controlling these common cancer treatment symptoms
and know that you are not alone.
Through the Centerís designation as an affiliate site of the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) and its relationship with Moffitt, we offer a wide variety of clinical research trials to provide our patients with the latest innovations in targeted therapies. Several studies are in progress, involving lung cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, anemia and most importantly, prevention are underway (Active Studies).
Additionally, our center has an Institutional Review Board that reviews all clinical trials and protocols to ensure that ethical and scientific standards are implemented and maintained. We also are initiating a tumor registry staffed by specially trained individuals who register all cancer patients according to their diagnosis, treatment and results. We monitor each case for life to ensure there is the best possible outcome.
New Treatment Options and High-Tech Advances
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Our cancer specialists utilize the most technologically advanced methods to treat cancer. With some of the latest radiation therapy alternatives, progressive surgical interventions and state-of-the-art equipment, we can offer one of the most important therapies of all ó hope. Some of the treatment options at the Center include: