Moffitt strives to be the leader in understanding the complexity of cancer through team science and applying those insights for human benefit. Moffitt employs about 800 research faculty scientists, career staff scientists, postdocs, graduate students and support staff dedicated to cancer research.
Moffitt is proud to be one of only 45 National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated cancer centers in the country and the only one based in Florida. NCI designation is the highest recognition of quality cancer research spanning population, basic and translational sciences.
Moffitt is one of the few remaining free-standing cancer centers in the country. Our dedication to serve the community and our singular focus on cancer drives our success. Our significant contributions to the prevention and cure of cancer are based in compassion for our patients, an emphasis on collaboration and a culture of scientific excellence.