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What services are available to cancer patients at the Moffitt patient portal?

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The Moffitt patient portal allows cancer patients to schedule and view appointment times, request appointment changes, locate appointment instructions and complete questionnaires before appointments, states Moffitt Cancer Center. Patients are able to view personal health information and request updates, request prescription renewals, and see certain lab results and clinical notes.

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Through the portal, patients submit requests for their full records, according to MCC. The portal provides a link to Moffitt's Total Cancer Care study for participating patients. It also give patients access to information about their specific diseases, including support groups and clinical trials, according to MCC. These resources come from MCC, government agencies and other trusted organizations.

The Moffitt patient portal is free and confidential, MCC says. As of March 2015, 30,000 patients use it. Eighty-seven percent of new patients sign up for the service. The portal has interactive tutorials to assist people in navigating all components of the system.

After registration, log-in requires an email address and password, explains MCC. Patients can retrieve forgotten passwords by answering security questions. A privacy policy is available to patients before they join the portal. The patient portal is not designed to deal with urgent medical matters. Pressing problems should be handled through patients' physicians or 911.

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