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Becky Fontenot

Mad Hatter Tea Party

Breast cancer patients receive royal treatment at Moffitt event. Read More


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What Should Kids Know About Breast Cancer?

How to engage in healthy conversations about breast cancer with children. Read More


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Advances in Breast Cancer Immunotherapy Research for Brain-Metastatic Breast Cancer

A new grant from the Department of Defense (DoD) will help advance immunotherapy research for brain-metastatic breast cancer patients. Read More


What Is a Screening Mammogram?

Five things to know before you make an appointment Read More


Personalizing Breast Cancer Radiation Treatment

Moffitt physician-scientists have developed a tool to predict risk and optimize radiation therapy. Read More


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Personalizing Breast Cancer Radiation Treatment

Moffitt physician-scientists have developed a tool to predict risk and optimize radiation therapy. Read More


Patty’s Powerful Pink Posse

Breast cancer patient uses fashion to fundraise for Miles for Moffitt. Read More


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Patty’s Powerful Pink Posse

Breast cancer patient uses fashion to fundraise for Miles for Moffitt. Read More


DNA Sequencing

Men with Faulty Gene at Double Risk of Prostate Cancer

Carriers also have more aggressive tumors and are diagnosed younger Read More


What it Means to be a Previvor

Genetic screening helps patients take their health into their own hands. Read More


Beyoncé’s Father Battling Breast Cancer

Genetic testing discovered BRCA2 mutation, which means a higher risk his family. “From a man’s perspective, I’m thinking, ‘Why me?’ ” Read More


Moffitt Launches Innovative Trial for Brain-Metastatic Breast Cancer

The therapy includes a three-part immunotherapy combination to shrink tumors. Read More


What is Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer?

About 15% of breast cancers and 20% of ovarian cancers are caused by BRCA gene mutations. Read More


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Beyoncé’s Father Battling Breast Cancer

Genetic testing discovered BRCA2 mutation, which means a higher risk his family. Read More


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Moffitt Launches Innovative Trial for Brain-Metastatic Breast Cancer

The therapy includes a three-part immunotherapy combination to shrink tumors. Read More


Beth Scarola Previvor

What it Means to be a Previvor

Genetic screening helps patients take their health into their own hands. Read More


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What is Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer?

About 15% of breast cancers and 20% of ovarian cancers are caused by BRCA gene mutations. Read More


Are Breast Cancer Testing Guidelines Out of Date?

An estimated 10 percent of breast cancers are hereditary, making genetic testing a good tool for cancer prevention, early diagnosis and creating screening and treatment plans. Read More


Pioneering Journalist Cokie Roberts Dies at 75

Founding member of Moffitt’s Board of Advisors gave back in countless ways. Read More


Howard Stern’s Wife Reveals Breast Cancer Scare

Beth Stern is urging women to go in for annual mammograms. Read More


Miles for Moffitt Participant Spotlight: Christina Sisti

Mere months after watching her husband, Ron, find out he was cancer-free, the last thing Christina Sisti expected was to be receiving her own cancer diagnosis. Read More


Medication May Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer

New guidelines offer women another option for prevention, but many are turning it down. Read More


Should I Be Tested for BRCA Mutations?

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has updated recommendations for BRCA testing and genetic counseling. Read More


Swap Red Meat to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

A recent study found an association between red meat and breast cancer. Read More


Thriving After Treatment

Workshop empowers survivors to become their healthiest selves. Read More


Good Directions

Moffitt research associate Amber Beyer, and team are working on an adaptive cell therapy for women with HER2+ breast cancer. Read More


The Power of CAR T in Solid Tumor Treatment

CAR T therapy involves a patient’s own T cells that have been genetically engineered to target a patient’s own specific cancer. Read More


Moffitt tops Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT

Work-Life Balance, Career Development and Mission Keep Moffitt Cancer Center on Computerworld’s List of 100 Best Places to Work in IT Read More


Adding a New Drug to Standard Treatment May Add Years for Younger Women with Advanced Breast Cancer

Younger women battling advanced breast cancer may live longer by adding ribociclib to first-line endocrine therapy. Read More


Diet Diminishes Risk of Death from Breast Cancer

A low-fat, plant-based diet has been linked to a reduced risk of death from breast cancer. Read More


20-Year Navy Veteran Beats Cancer Three Times

After four deployments, Melissa Vazquez takes on cancer. Read More


Mind and Body Against Cancer

A Moffitt psychiatrist helps patients while on her own cancer journey. Read More


New Mom Battled Breast Cancer While Pregnant

She was just 35 years old, a wife, a mother and nine weeks pregnant with her second child. Read More


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Pioneering Journalist Cokie Roberts Dies at 75

Founding member of Moffitt’s Board of Advisors gave back in countless ways. Read More


Eating Walnuts May Help Breast Cancer Patients

New research shows walnuts could help women who are dealing with breast cancer. Read More


All Women May Soon be Notified of Breast Density Following a Mammogram

The Food and Drug Administration is proposing policy changes to the Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992. Read More


FDA Approves First Immunotherapy for Breast Cancer

Patients with an aggressive form of breast cancer now have another weapon in their arsenal to fight the disease. Read More


FDA Issues Safety Warning for Robotic Surgeries

The FDA is cautioning patients and healthcare providers about using robotic surgery for mastectomy and other cancer-related surgeries. Read More


Shiver Me Timbers! Staying Active Can Keep Cancer at Bay

Tell cancer to walk the plank by pounding the pavement during the Gasparilla Distance Classic. Read More


Can a DNA Kit Predict Colorectal Cancer?

23andMe has received FDA clearance to test for genetic mutations that may increase your risk of colorectal cancer. Read More


New Year, New Perspective

Breast cancer survivor shifts focus to living with intent. Read More


Celebrating Faith and Community

Leaders from Faith-based and Community Organizations Gather at Moffitt to Share Resources and Make Connections Read More


Excess Weight Gain Contributes to Cancer

A new report says excess body weight accounts for 7 percent of cancer cases in the United States. Read More


Sit. Stay. Heal.

Moffitt is the first hospital in Hillsborough County to become a pet therapy certification site. Read More


Care Embodied Through Love and Faith

Caregivers come from different walks of life, are different ages and are related to those requiring care in various ways. There is no one face of a caregiver. Read More


Tenacious New Mom Fights Smart

Theresa Jean-Pierre Coy is a wife, mother, attorney, small business owner, immediate past president of the George Edgecomb Bar Association and, now, a cancer survivor. Read More


Mentorship Spans Cultures

Yongzi Chen, PhD, came to Tampa as part of the partnership between Moffitt and Tianjin, in which postdocs from her country work at Moffitt on joint research projects. Read More


Pregnancy May Increase Breast Cancer Risk Before Offering Protective Benefits

Women who’ve given birth may be at an increased risk of breast cancer. Read More


Inflammatory Breast Cancer Basics

The rare cancer is typically not diagnosed until after it has spread throughout the body. Read More


Why Miles for Moffitt? — A Family’s Perspective

Now a two-time survivor, Vicki calls on her "soldiers" each year to contribute to her Miles for Moffitt team. Read More


Can Chemo Cause Cognitive Decline in Older Patients?

A new study shows risk may be higher for those who carry Alzheimer’s gene. Read More


One Target: Multiple Cancers

FDA approves new drug for adults and children with rare cancers Read More


Breast Cancer Survivors Find Their Wings in SOAR Program

“I learned that this isn’t temporary; survivorship is a lifestyle change...And that it’s all doable.” Read More


The General’s Daughter

Jessica Schwarzkopf will carry on her father’s legacy by taking part in Moffitt Cancer Center’s annual Veteran’s Day celebration at 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 9. Read More


What’s New in Breast Cancer Research?

Learn what Moffitt is doing bring new therapies to patients Read More


Moffitt Speech Pathologist Wants to Help Others after Own Breast Cancer Battle

Brooke DuLaney shares her story to raise awareness and educate other young moms, provide support Read More


Moffitt Psychiatrist Helps Patients while on Her Own Cancer Journey

Aliya Hafeez, M.D., currently splits her week between chemo, recovery and seeing patients. Read More


Can Eating Organic Reduce Your Cancer Risk?

A new study suggests eating only organic fruits and veggies can reduce your risk of developing certain cancers Read More


Going Digital—How Artificial Intelligence Could Help Identify Breast Cancer

Google Artificial Intelligence (AI) is providing a new tool to fight the disease Read More


Breast Cancer in Men

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women besides skin cancer, but it also impacts men. Read More


Undergoing a Mastectomy without a Cancer Diagnosis

More women are having risk-reducing mastectomies to prevent breast cancer. Read More


Focused On Pampering and Empowerment: Ladies Night Returns to Moffitt

The annual event is focused on empowering and informing women about the latest treatments and advances in the field of breast cancer. Read More


Panera Goes Pink Raises $117,000 and Counting for Moffitt

Participating Panera bakery-cafes in the Tampa Bay area will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from each Pink Ribbon Bagel sold to Moffitt. Read More


Mom-Daughter Duo Find Purpose in Club After Breast Cancer Journey

Marnee Long and her daughter fundraise and advocate for breast cancer through Tampa Catholic’s ‘Think Pink’ club. Read More


Herpes Virus Shows Promise in Shrinking Cancer Tumors

A modified version of the virus, now used on melanoma patients, may expand to treat other cancers. Read More


Generous Donation Gives Breast Cancer Patients a Chance to Undergo Chemotherapy without Losing their Hair

Patient presented a check to Moffitt Cancer Center for more than $8,000, so other breast cancer patients can benefit from the DigniCap. Read More


Do Late Night Dinners Increase Your Cancer Risks?

Study shows two-hour wait between dinner and bedtime correlates to lower breast, prostate cancer risks. Read More


Breast Biopsy Basics

Top Five Things You Should Know Before Your Breast Biopsy Read More


“Now, I Look Like Daddy”

A newlywed shares her story of survival as she begins breast cancer treatment just days after losing her husband. Read More


Many Breast Cancer Patients Don’t Need Chemotherapy

Approximately 70 percent of patients with the most common form of breast cancer may not need chemotherapy. Read More


Latest National Cancer Report is Good News/Bad News

Overall Cancer Deaths Down, But Problems Persist for Some Populations. Read More


Trend Shift: Young Women Are Now Getting Lung Cancer More Than Young Men

Lung cancer rates have historically been higher among men than woman, but new research reveals that trend has flipped in younger Americans. Read More


Anna Hipp: Why I Paddle

Join patient Anna Hipp on Saturday, May 26, at The Club at Treasure Island to take a stand against cancer. Read More


When 30 is the new 40

New guidelines recommend women get screened for breast cancer beginning at age 30. Read More


Artificial Light at Night Linked to Increased Cancer Risk

A new study shows that exposure to blue light commonly emitted by cell phones and computer screens may increase your risk of cancer. Read More


Beating Breast Cancer Before Age 40 May Mean Multiple Menopauses

Can you imagine going through menopause multiple times? It may be a reality for those who beat breast cancer before age 40. Read More


With Fertility Options New Hope Grows

When it comes to fertility it’s important for all adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer patients to be informed. Read More


Is Triple Negative Breast Cancer Overdiagnosed?

Getting a second opinion for a cancer diagnosis is highly recommended, but even more so if you face triple negative breast cancer. Read More


Six Months after Hurricane Maria, Moffitt is Oasis in the Storm

A mother and son from Puerto Rico find care at Moffitt after Hurricane Maria battered the island. Read More


Can Cancer Treatment Break Your Heart?

Life-saving treatments for lymphoma and breast cancer may come with a cost to the heart. Read More


Feeling Lucky?

Are you testing the luck of the Irish by toasting St. Patrick with a pint of emerald ale? Read More


You Can Test Cancer Risk from Home with Consumer DNA Kit

A new FDA approved at-home genetic testing kit can help you determine if you’re at an increased risk for breast cancer, but is it the best option for you? Read More


Cold Caps Allows Patients to Keep Hair During Chemotherapy

Moffitt Cancer Center offers Dignicaps at two locations for breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. Read More


Do Renaissance Paintings Capture Breast Cancer?

A new study in The Lancet Oncology suggests women portrayed in ancient art show signs of the disease. Read More


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Howard Stern’s Wife Reveals Breast Cancer Scare

Beth Stern is urging women to go in for annual mammograms. Read More


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Miles for Moffitt Participant Spotlight: Christina Sisti

Mere months after watching her husband, Ron, find out he was cancer-free, the last thing Christina Sisti expected was to be receiving her own cancer diagnosis. Read More


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Medication May Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer

New guidelines offer women another option for prevention, but many are turning it down. Read More


New BRCA Guidelines

Should I Be Tested for BRCA Mutations?

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has updated recommendations for BRCA testing and genetic counseling. Read More


Cutting Juicy Steak

Swap Red Meat to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

A recent study found an association between red meat and breast cancer. Read More


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Thriving After Treatment

Workshop empowers survivors to become their healthiest selves. Read More


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Good Directions

Moffitt research associate Amber Beyer, and team are working on an adaptive cell therapy for women with HER2+ breast cancer. Read More


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Moffitt Oncologists Add Oncolytic Virus to Neoadjuvant Chemo to Treat Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Researchers are working to determine if injecting the virus directly into the tumor during chemotherapy and before surgery can help to eliminate triple negative breast cancer tumors. Read More


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The Power of CAR T in Solid Tumor Treatment

CAR T therapy involves a patient’s own T cells that have been genetically engineered to target a patient’s own specific cancer. Read More


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Moffitt tops Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT

Work-Life Balance, Career Development and Mission Keep Moffitt Cancer Center on Computerworld’s List of 100 Best Places to Work in IT Read More


Breast Cancer Cell

Adding a New Drug to Standard Treatment May Add Years for Younger Women with Advanced Breast Cancer

Younger women battling advanced breast cancer may live longer by adding ribociclib to first-line endocrine therapy. Read More


Low Fat Diet Breast Cancer

Diet Diminishes Risk of Death from Breast Cancer

A low-fat, plant-based diet has been linked to a reduced risk of death from breast cancer. Read More


Breast Cells

Combining Immunotherapy in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Treatment

Responses have been seen in some patients with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), signaling a potential role for immunotherapy in this tumor type. Read More


Melissa Vasquez

20-Year Navy Veteran Beats Cancer Three Times

After four deployments, Melissa Vazquez takes on cancer. Read More


Jessica Purcell Bell

New Mom Battled Breast Cancer While Pregnant

She was just 35 years old, a wife, a mother and nine weeks pregnant with her second child. Read More


Mammography FDA Guidelines

All Women May Soon be Notified of Breast Density Following a Mammogram

The Food and Drug Administration is proposing policy changes to the Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992. Read More


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Eating Walnuts May Help Breast Cancer Patients

New research shows walnuts could help women who are dealing with breast cancer. Read More


Breast Cancer Immunotherapy

FDA Approves First Immunotherapy for Breast Cancer

Patients with an aggressive form of breast cancer now have another weapon in their arsenal to fight the disease. Read More


Robotic Surgery FDA

FDA Issues Safety Warning for Robotic Surgeries

The FDA is cautioning patients and healthcare providers about using robotic surgery for mastectomy and other cancer-related surgeries. Read More


Brittany Hubbard Daughter

New Year, New Perspective

Breast cancer survivor shifts focus to living with intent. Read More


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Are Breast Cancer Testing Guidelines Out of Date?

An estimated 10 percent of breast cancers are hereditary, making genetic testing a good tool for cancer prevention, early diagnosis and creating screening and treatment plans. Read More


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Pregnancy May Increase Breast Cancer Risk Before Offering Protective Benefits

Women who’ve given birth may be at an increased risk of breast cancer. Read More


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Inflammatory Breast Cancer Basics

The rare cancer is typically not diagnosed until after it has spread throughout the body. Read More


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Breast Cancer Survivors Find Their Wings in SOAR Program

“I learned that this isn’t temporary; survivorship is a lifestyle change...And that it’s all doable.” Read More


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The General’s Daughter

Jessica Schwarzkopf will carry on her father’s legacy by taking part in Moffitt Cancer Center’s annual Veteran’s Day celebration at 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 9. Read More


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What’s New in Breast Cancer Research?

Learn what Moffitt is doing bring new therapies to patients Read More


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Moffitt Speech Pathologist Wants to Help Others after Own Breast Cancer Battle

Brooke DuLaney shares her story to raise awareness and educate other young moms, provide support Read More


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Moffitt Psychiatrist Helps Patients while on Her Own Cancer Journey

Aliya Hafeez, M.D., currently splits her week between chemo, recovery and seeing patients. Read More


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Infographic: Facts and Myths About Breast Cancer

There are many widespread breast cancer myths despite the evidence to support them. It’s important to separate fact from fiction. Read More


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Breast Cancer in Men

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women besides skin cancer, but it also impacts men. Read More


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Undergoing a Mastectomy without a Cancer Diagnosis

More women are having risk-reducing mastectomies to prevent breast cancer. Read More


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Focused On Pampering and Empowerment: Ladies Night Returns to Moffitt

The annual event is focused on empowering and informing women about the latest treatments and advances in the field of breast cancer. Read More


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Panera Goes Pink Raises $117,000 and Counting for Moffitt

Participating Panera bakery-cafes in the Tampa Bay area will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from each Pink Ribbon Bagel sold to Moffitt. Read More


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Mom-Daughter Duo Find Purpose in Club After Breast Cancer Journey

Marnee Long and her daughter fundraise and advocate for breast cancer through Tampa Catholic’s ‘Think Pink’ club. Read More


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Herpes Virus Shows Promise in Shrinking Cancer Tumors

A modified version of the virus, now used on melanoma patients, may expand to treat other cancers. Read More


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Generous Donation Gives Breast Cancer Patients a Chance to Undergo Chemotherapy without Losing their Hair

Patient presented a check to Moffitt Cancer Center for more than $8,000, so other breast cancer patients can benefit from the DigniCap. Read More


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Breast Biopsy Basics

Top Five Things You Should Know Before Your Breast Biopsy Read More


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“Now, I Look Like Daddy”

A newlywed shares her story of survival as she begins breast cancer treatment just days after losing her husband. Read More


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Many Breast Cancer Patients Don’t Need Chemotherapy

Approximately 70 percent of patients with the most common form of breast cancer may not need chemotherapy. Read More


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Anna Hipp: Why I Paddle

Join patient Anna Hipp on Saturday, May 26, at The Club at Treasure Island to take a stand against cancer. Read More


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When 30 is the new 40

New guidelines recommend women get screened for breast cancer beginning at age 30. Read More


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Artificial Light at Night Linked to Increased Cancer Risk

A new study shows that exposure to blue light commonly emitted by cell phones and computer screens may increase your risk of cancer. Read More


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Should I Be Worried About Wearing Deodorant?

Even though many people use the terms "antiperspirant" and "deodorant" interchangeably, antiperspirants are actually a subset of deodorants, and each works in a different way. Read More


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Beating Breast Cancer Before Age 40 May Mean Multiple Menopauses

Can you imagine going through menopause multiple times? It may be a reality for those who beat breast cancer before age 40. Read More


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Natalie's Story: 'It's Not in Me to Give Up Now'

Want a glimpse into the life of a young patient with stage 2 breast cancer? Check out Natalie’s poem. Read More


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Is Triple Negative Breast Cancer Overdiagnosed?

Getting a second opinion for a cancer diagnosis is highly recommended, but even more so if you face triple negative breast cancer. Read More


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Six Months after Hurricane Maria, Moffitt is Oasis in the Storm

A mother and son from Puerto Rico find care at Moffitt after Hurricane Maria battered the island. Read More


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Can Cancer Treatment Break Your Heart?

Life-saving treatments for lymphoma and breast cancer may come with a cost to the heart. Read More


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Feeling Lucky?

Are you testing the luck of the Irish by toasting St. Patrick with a pint of emerald ale? Read More


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You Can Test Cancer Risk from Home with Consumer DNA Kit

A new FDA approved at-home genetic testing kit can help you determine if you’re at an increased risk for breast cancer, but is it the best option for you? Read More


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Do Renaissance Paintings Capture Breast Cancer?

A new study in The Lancet Oncology suggests women portrayed in ancient art show signs of the disease. Read More


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Infographic: Embracing Your New Normal After Breast Cancer

Your journey doesn’t end after completing breast cancer treatment. It takes time to create a new normal and it’s important to take things one day at a time. Read More


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Ask the Experts: Your Questions About the Breast Cancer Vaccine Answered

Dr. Brian Czerniecki, chair of the breast cancer program at Moffitt Cancer Center, connected with our Facebook friends in the Ask The Experts series to answer your questions about the breast cancer vaccine. Read More


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Five Questions About Life After Breast Cancer With Dr. Hoover

Dr. Susan Hoover, a surgical oncologist in the Breast Oncology Program at Moffitt Cancer Center, answers five questions about life after breast cancer. Read More


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What Should I Know About Breast Reconstruction?

It is important to keep in mind that every woman is different. Therefore, breast reconstruction may be not right for everyone. Read More


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Tampa Bay Newcomers Club Offer Comfort For Breast Cancer Patients

Last week, breast cancer patients at Mckinley Outpatient Center were greeted by the Tampa Bay Newcomers club. Read More


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Five Facts About Breast Dimpling and Cancer

Lumps in the breast are often the most common sign that women check for when performing self-breast exams but a lesser-known symptom of breast cancer is dimpling of the breast. Read More


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August Is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month – Learn How Breastfeeding Can Influence Cancer Risk

The main goal of Breastfeeding Awareness Month is to encourage conversation and build support for the policy and practice changes necessary to create a landscape of breastfeeding support. Read More


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Meet the Experts: Q&A About Male Breast Cancer

Breast cancer in men is rare, but it does happen. Learn more about risk factors, symptoms and treatments. Read More


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Rare Cancer Linked to Breast Implants

When Stacey Boone, of Bradenton, was diagnosed with cancer 2015 she never suspected it was because of her breast implants. Read More


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Patty's Story: How She Became 'Great Friends' With Her Radiation Mask

After completing radiation therapy, Patty had her radiation face mask painted and discovered that it changed her outlook about the treatment. Read More


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Does a Breast Lump Always Mean Cancer?

While a breast lump is the most common warning sign of breast cancer, it is also important to understand that not all breast lumps are cancerous. Read More


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Tara's Story: I’m so Happy to be Sick

Tears well up in Tara’s eyes as she remembers the medical team telling her it was probably just a cyst and nothing to worry about, but as she peered through a half-open doorway she saw her image on the screen with a large mass lit up. Read More


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Actress Shannen Doherty Dances Through Radiation Treatment

Actress Shannen Doherty of television’s "90210" and "Charmed" has been documenting her battle against breast cancer on Instagram. Read More


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What Does It Mean to Have Dense Breasts?

If, after having a mammogram, you were told by your physician that you have dense breasts, you might wonder exactly what that means. Read More


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Common Myths About Mammograms

Here are some common myths about mammograms that you should be aware of, along with the pertinent clarifying information. Read More


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October 13 Is Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Metastatic Breast Cancer Day is observed not to increase general breast cancer awareness, but rather to acknowledge the specific needs of the people who are living with stage 4 breast cancer. Read More


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National Mammography Day – A Reminder That Early Detection Saves Lives

The goal of this observance is to remind everyone that early detection is the best defense against breast cancer, and that mammography screening is the single most effective method of early detection Read More


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October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Is It Time to Schedule Your Mammogram?

Breast Cancer Awareness Month continues to be observed nationally with a commitment to educating and empowering all individuals to take charge of their own breast health. Read More


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Five Types of Cancer That Predominantly Affect Women

One out of every three women will be diagnosed with cancer during her lifetime. Certain types of cancer are especially common among females. Read More


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Pamela's Story

My dogs helped get me through the toughest fight of my life. In early 2014, when I was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer, I was 38. Read More


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Karen's Story

After losing her mother and aunt to breast cancer, Karen understood the importance of frequent screenings. Read More


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What Women Should Know About New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

To maximize the number of lives saved, Moffitt Cancer Center recommends annual screening mammography beginning at age 40 for women at average risk. Read More


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Dr. Susan Hoover's Story

Dr Hoover feels fortunate to practice at Moffitt Cancer Center where the delivery of personalized, compassionate cancer care is of prime importance. Read More


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Anna's Story

Throughout her chemotherapy treatment Anna kept her eye on the prize. Read More


Women's Cancer Screening Checklist

Women's Cancer Screening Checklist

Women's Cancer Screening Checklist: You may be at increased risk because of family history, your personal medical history, lifestyle and environmental factors. If you are at increased risk for cancer, you may need a diagnostic testing plan established by a doctor. Read More


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Amy's Story

Finding the balance between caregiver and her own self-care helped Amy become the best support her partner Debbie could ever ask for. Read More


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Hazel's Story

As a young mother with cancer, Hazel had a lot of questions and concerns. Through the utilization of Moffitt’s resources Hazel and her family were able to find the support and answers they were looking for. Read More


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Rachell's Story

Rachell was a 24-year-old newlywed hoping to start a family when was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer. Read More


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Tiffany's Story

Tiffany was a working mother of two when she was told she had stage 2 breast cancer. Because of her close bond with her daughters and husband, Don, she knew she wouldn't be fighting this battle alone. Read More


COMMUNITY OF COURAGE

STORIES TO INSPIRE YOU ON YOUR JOURNEY THROUGH CANCER