Coping through Poetry: Scanxiety, A Poem By Dr. Diane Portman of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL
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#006 - Poetry and medicine unite. Dr. Portman of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, explains how she ties poetry into her services as the head of the Department of Supportive Care Medicine. She reads her poem, Scanxiety, and also gives listeners a real treat by reading her favorite poem intended to stir up conversation in the medical community. As a professional in Supportive Care medicine, she ends the episode by explaining the differences between hospice and palliative care medicine.

I hope you find this portrayal of scanxiety, through poetry, as a way to help illustrate and cope with your feelings. And I hope you gain a new understanding of what palliative care is versus hospice. Join me as I interview her and remember to subscribe to my podcast.

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