Books on a variety of cancer types, support and coping, nutrition and integrative medicine are available for reference and/or checkout.
Pamphlets and Brochures
Browse the selection of free pamphlets and brochures from a variety of credible sources, including the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society.
American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) Resource Corner
Generous funding from the American Brain Tumor Association has allowed Moffitt to provide brain tumor patients, families and the general public an extensive selection of multimedia resources on this form of cancer.
The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) is a not-for-profit organization that exists to eliminate brain tumors through research and to meet the needs of patients and families affected by this disease. Brain Tumor Talks is an educational series for patients, families, friends, and medical staff. It is presented by the ABTA and the Neuro-Oncology Program at Moffitt.
Oncology Interactive Educational Series (OIES™)
OIES is award-winning cancer education software in an easy-to-understand format. Developed by more than 300 oncologists and health professionals from the United States, Canada and Europe, the series has 24 cancer titles. Each features interactive graphics, 3-D anatomical models and patient interviews. Using this software, you can explore information that is easy to find, understand and incorporate into all aspects of your care.
Consumer Health Magazines and Newsletters
The Patient Library & Welcome Center subscribes to several consumer health magazines and newsletters, a few of which are listed below:
Audiotapes and Videotapes
Audiotapes and videos are available for checkout. There is also a viewing area in the Patient Library & Welcome Center where patients and family members can watch videos from our collection.
Personal Stories of Hope
The Patient Library & Welcome Center is home to the Our Stories Program & Collection. The purpose of this program is to provide a forum for patients, friends and family members in the area of expressive writing and journaling.
The Patient Library & Welcome Center has four computers with high-speed Internet. Use of the Internet is free, but computer use is limited to searches of medical information. Volunteers are available to help guide patients and family members to credible cancer information on the Web and to conduct literature searches on specific topics.
Where can I find other Internet resources?
The Internet can provide valuable information related to cancer, but it is important to remember that this information can never take the place of receiving individualized and specialized care from your doctor. For more information, click here.
Tools to Evaluate Cancer Web Sites
Several guidelines have been developed by the Medical Library and the Patient Education Committee to evaluate health-related Web sites. All of the Web sites linked through the Patient Education Program have been evaluated using these guidelines. For more information, click here.
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