Bonnie Cape was recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer. She says coping with the news has been especially hard for her family.
"My sons, they're, I don't know how to put it. They're accepting it."
The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2005, about 96,000 people in Florida will be diagnosed with some type of cancer.
"Cancer is just another illness. By having appropriate treatment with modern care, and individualizing the treatment planning in the approach to cancer, we can get people not only living longer, but much better."
The top four types of cancer in Florida are:
"I've had three TomoTherapy treatments, and there are no after effects, period. I feel great."
Dr. Rost says the most important thing when diagnosed with cancer is knowledge. Know what's going on, and know that there's always hope.