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A Unique Take on Customized Cancer Care

Husband, father and former law enforcement officer Gary was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2014. Not so long ago… but at that time, the groundbreaking immunotherapy treatment he has just received was not even available. Now, Gary has become the 100th patient to be treated with the first CAR T therapy approved for myeloma at Moffitt. “I am grateful to benefit from these treatment advances. I just want my wife and kids to know their dad is going to be there for them,” said Gary. Moffitt has treated more multiple myeloma patients with CAR T than any other center in the nation. Read More

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Artemis' Story: There is a Light at the End of the Tunnel

Artemis encourages other LGBTQ+ patients to find the light by actively seeking mental health support and connecting with loved ones. Read More

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Get to Know the Office of Community Outreach, Engagement and Equity

At Moffitt, increasing the inclusion of populations who are diverse by age, gender, race, and ethnicity in clinical trials is important to make sure advances in cancer treatment. Read More

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LUNA – Latinos Unidos Por Un Nuevo Amanecer

Latinos Unidos Por Un Nuevo Amanecer (Latinos United by A New Awakening), commonly known as LUNA, is a not-for-profit organization founded more than 20 years ago by a Latina survivor of breast cancer. Read More

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Communication Matters

At Moffitt, we care for our patients’ language and communication preferences with the same level of care as we do for their bodies and minds. Read More

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Diversity Within the Patient and Family Advisory Council

Bárbara is giving back by serving on Moffitt’s Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC). The group comes together monthly to provide feedback on patient services and programs. Read More

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Health Care Equity Q&A

Dr. Kedar Kirtane of Moffitt Cancer Center answers frequently asked questions about health care equity. Read More

Moffitt to Share Research Update on Cancer in the Black Community

Feb. 11 virtual event will highlight scientific advancements of health disparities research funded through the George Edgecomb Society Read More

Moffitt Cancer Center Study Educates Oncologists on LGBTQ+ Health Concerns

The COLORS Training Program provides knowledge about LGBTQ+-related issues to help doctors better understand their patients’ needs Read More

For Fifth Consecutive Year, Moffitt Ranks among Top 5 on DiversityInc’s Top Hospitals & Health Systems List

Moffitt is the only cancer center — and the only health care organization in Florida — to make the list. Read More

Moffitt Ranked No. 3 On DiversityInc’s 2019 Top Hospitals & Health Systems List

This is the fourth year in a row that Moffitt was recognized by the organization and the highest the cancer center has ever ranked on the list. Read More

Moffitt Cancer Center Leads the Nation in Addressing LGBTQ Health Care Disparities and Education

Disparities experienced by LGBTQ patients, especially in cancer care, can lead to poorer outcomes and overall health. Read More

Moffitt Cancer Center Invites Hispanic Community to Latinos y el Cáncer

Free educational event features a variety of healthcare information presented entirely in Spanish Read More


LGBTQ Patients Priority for Continued Research

The health care needs of LGBTQ patients who are at risk or fighting cancer are a priority for continued research, Moffitt Cancer Center’s Gwendolyn Quinn, PhD, and Matthew Schabath, PhD, told prior to World Cancer Day on Feb. 4. Read More