Hug Every Day


21st Century Oncology Blog

Hug Every Day


21st Century Oncology Blog

Welcome to Hug Every Day

21st Century Oncology Blog – by Kim Commins-Tzoumakas

One Dream Team

“Coming together is the beginning. Staying together is progress. Working together is success.” – Henry Ford “One Dream Team” means if I were to choose from all the physicians, radiation therapists, dosimetrists, clinical and operational team members in the world, I’d...

The Change Up

“Be the change you seek.” Often, this line is attributed to Gandhi. But in the world of fitting things onto a coffee mug or a refrigerator magnet, sometimes words get lost along the way. And with them, some of the meaning. What Gandhi actually said is this: “If we...

Listening to Cancer

Listening to Cancer, Witnessing Power, Spirit and Courage, by Joanne B. Dragun, M.D. FACRO. Dr. Joanne Dragun is an MD in Radiation Oncology and has spent much of her career helping cancer patients in their daily struggle. She practices in Jacksonville, Florida and is...

Six Types of Kindness

“We fight for you like an army and care for you like a family.” – 21st Century Oncology Dream Team Recently, a friend confided in me that her mother was diagnosed with cervical cancer. Her mother’s OB/GYN gave her a choice between two doctors. “One has a great bedside...

Never Give Up

“We do whatever it takes. We keep trying when others give up.” I heard that from Dr. Jimmy Orr recently. And I think it’s a good thought to start my very first blog. Thanks, Dr. Orr. As they say on Facebook, “Stealing.” During my time with 21st Century Oncology, I’ve...

Hug Harder

"We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth." – Psychotherapist Virginia Satir I grew up in the Midwest. In a typical hard-working, Heart-of-America family. We were not a touchy-feely kind of clan. That...