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Confused about Colon Cancer Screening?

New guidelines offer guidance on when and how to be screened Read More


At-Home Colon Cancer Screening Test Approved for Younger Americans

The test was previously approved for those ages 50-75. Read More


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At-Home Colon Cancer Screening Test Approved for Younger Americans

The test was previously approved for those ages 50-75. Read More


Natural Gas Plant Manager Overcomes Cancer to Achieve Lifelong Dream

“It was very tough,” said Drango. “It was like in the movies when the room starts closing in. Once I heard the word cancer I didn’t hear much else.” Read More


At-Home Test is as Effective as Colonoscopy

Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers in men and women in the United States. Read More


Clinic Turns High Risk into High Chance of Survival  

Around 10 percent of GI cancers are hereditary, and the high-risk clinic sees hundreds of patients. 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


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


The Best Hugs: Remembering Margie Schwerdt

The world’s best hugs offered encouragement and unconditional love to all who passed Margie's post at the Gold Valet Information Desk over the last 10 years. Read More


Moffitt Leads the Way in Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery

Moffitt has 13 surgeons who use the robotic surgery platform. Read More


Latest National Cancer Report is Good News/Bad News

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


American Cancer Society Says Colon Cancer Screening Should Begin Earlier

The group released new guidelines calling for screenings to start at age 45. Read More


Wonder Woman

Cancer patient looks to her favorite super hero for strength during her treatment. Read More


Margie's Story: I Truly Feel Blessed

Missing Margie? Our front desk extraordinaire has been battling lung cancer and rang the bell today as she received her last radiation treatment. Read More


Popping the Blue Pill Could Cut the Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Scientists have discovered a potential new use for the little blue pill. Read More


Feeling Lucky?

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


Thinking of Eating Almonds and Cashews? Go Nuts.

A bite-size snack may have a big impact when it comes to colon cancer. Read More


What You Need to Know about At-Home Tests and Colonoscopies

Have you been prescribed a home colorectal test kit? Experts say they are effective, if used correctly. Read More


Colorectal Cancer Is Preventable - If You Get Regular Screenings

March is colorectal cancer awareness month, so what better time to spread the word that colon cancer screening saves lives. Read More


There’s No Sugar Coating It: Sugary Soft Drinks Linked to Cancer

You may want to think twice before pouring yourself another glass of soda. The sweet drink has been linked to cancer. Read More


Colon Cancer FIT Test

At-Home Test is as Effective as Colonoscopy

Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers in men and women in the United States. Read More



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American Cancer Society Says Colon Cancer Screening Should Begin Earlier

The group released new guidelines calling for screenings to start at age 45. Read More


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Wonder Woman

Cancer patient looks to her favorite super hero for strength during her treatment. Read More


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Margie's Story: I Truly Feel Blessed

Missing Margie? Our front desk extraordinaire has been battling lung cancer and rang the bell today as she received her last radiation treatment. 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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Thinking of Eating Almonds and Cashews? Go Nuts.

A bite-size snack may have a big impact when it comes to colon cancer. Read More


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What You Need to Know about At-Home Tests and Colonoscopies

Have you been prescribed a home colorectal test kit? Experts say they are effective, if used correctly. Read More


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Infographic: Colon Health and Your Plumbing

Check out our infographic as we tackle some myths about getting a colonoscopy. Read More


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Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis Increasing In Millennials

While colorectal cancer is predominantly found in people over age 50, a recent study released by the American Cancer Society has found that there has been a surprising increase of cases among people in their 20s and 30s. Read More


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Five Signs of Colorectal Cancer

By understanding your risks and learning to identify possible warning signs, you may be able to avoid colorectal cancer. Read More


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Ask the Experts: Your Questions About Colon Cancer Answered

In Moffitt's first Ask the Experts Facebook Live event, gastroenterologist Dr. Cynthia Harris answered your questions about colon cancer. Read More


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March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – Protect Yourself by Learning More About This Often Preventable Condition

Colorectal cancer is sometimes referred to as a "silent cancer," mainly because it often produces no symptoms until it reaches an advanced stage. Read More


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Ask the Experts: Do You Have Questions About Colon Cancer?

Got questions? We’ve got answers! Moffitt Cancer Center invites you to tap into our expansive network of health experts via our new "Ask the Experts" Facebook Live series. Read More


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Five Myths About Colonoscopies

We spoke with Dr. Mark Friedman, a gastroenterologist in the Gastrointestinal Oncology Program, to tackle myths about colonoscopies and colon cancer. Read More


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Julie's Story

Julie had a procedure known as mini-Associating Liver Partition and Portal Vein Ligation, or ALPPS, which promotes rapid growth of the liver and makes removal of all cancerous lesions safe and possible. Read More


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At What Age Should You Get Your First Colonoscopy?

This important test can prevent the development of colorectal cancer, the third most common type of cancer diagnosed in the United States (excluding skin cancer). Read More


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