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One in a Million

As Emerald Cromwell battles a rare adrenal cancer, she learns two close friends have the same disease. Read More


ZUMA-3 CAR T Study Results Are In

Promise Shown in Treating Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Read More


With Leukemia in Remission, Roman Reigns Returns to WWE

The WWE Superstar announced this week that he is ready to step back into the ring. Read More


Why I Ride: Gratitude for a Life-Saving Gift

For Cure on Wheels Co-Founder Richard Spayde, the organization and Capitol Ride are way of saying 'Thanks' Read More


Running the Distance to Fight Cancer

Days before returning to Moffitt to treat his leukemia, Ron Wertley completes the 48.6 mile Dopey Challenge. Read More


Six Years Later: A New Normal

Eight and a half years ago, Steve Barber couldn’t imagine the life-changing challenge that lay ahead of him – or that it would take two strong women to help pull him through: his wife, Laura, and their South Tampa neighbor Kaaron Benson, MD. Read More


What Is Transfusion Medicine?

Spend time with Kaaron Benson, MD, and you will learn a little about pathology. Spend a little more time, and you will learn how the complexities of transfusion medicine tie in with quality patient care. Read More


Fewer Transfusions for Patients with MDS?

New drug shows promise for those battling a lower-risk form of this bone marrow cancer. Read More


WWE Star Wrestler Steps Out of Ring, Reveals Leukemia Battle

Roman Reigns has been battling the disease for 11 years Read More


Five Things to Know about Bone Marrow Donation

Only 30 percent of patients who need a bone marrow transplant have a genetic match in their family. That is why bone marrow registries like Be The Match and Gift of Life are so important. Read More


Diabetes Raises Risk of Cancer, Especially in Women

New research shows diabetes has been linked to an increased risk of developing cancer, particularly among women. Read More


CAR T Provides Remission, Purpose for Moffitt Leukemia Patient

For CAR T treatment, T cells are removed from a patient’s blood and sent to a lab where the cells are genetically modified to better enable them to identify and attack cancer cells. Read More


Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

ZUMA-3 CAR T Study Results Are In

Promise Shown in Treating Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Read More


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With Leukemia in Remission, Roman Reigns Returns to WWE

The WWE Superstar announced this week that he is ready to step back into the ring. Read More


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Running the Distance to Fight Cancer

Days before returning to Moffitt to treat his leukemia, Ron Wertley completes the 48.6 mile Dopey Challenge. Read More


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WWE Star Wrestler Steps Out of Ring, Reveals Leukemia Battle

Roman Reigns has been battling the disease for 11 years Read More


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CAR T Provides Remission, Purpose for Moffitt Leukemia Patient

For CAR T treatment, T cells are removed from a patient’s blood and sent to a lab where the cells are genetically modified to better enable them to identify and attack cancer cells. Read More


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Moffitt’s Top Research Developments of 2017: New Hope for Aggressive Leukemia

Patients with certain fast-progressing and deadly types of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) saw the first new drug for their disease in more than 40 years approved by the FDA. Read More


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What is CAR T Therapy?

Dr. Frederick Locke, vice chair of the Department of Blood and Marrow Transplant and Cellular Immunotherapy, answers some frequently asked questions about CAR T cell therapy. Read More


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8 Questions with Moffitt Patient and Professional Wakeboarder Alexa Score

"For me the act of 'surviving' isn’t one single accomplishment, like having no cancer or growing your hair back. Surviving, to me, is a way of life," says Alexa Score. Read More


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The Doctors: Veterinarian Dr. Edward Donates Stem Cells to Save His Brother

Although the brothers were only a 6-out-of-10 match, doctors were hopeful that a closely related donor would give Sylvan Edward a better outcome. Read More


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Ashley's Story: Paying it Forward

My journey to becoming the new co-chair of the Patient and Family Advisory Council began five years ago at the age of 27 when I walked through the doors at Moffitt for treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia. Read More


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September Is Blood Cancer Awareness Month – What You Need to Know

The U.S. Congress has designated September as Blood Cancer Awareness Month. Moffitt Cancer Center is pleased to join in this effort as a way to educate the general public and provide support, strength and hope to individuals who are affected by blood cancer. Read More


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September Is Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month

Approximately every four minutes, someone in the United States is diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma or another type of cancer that affects the blood cells, bone marrow or lymphatic system. Read More


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Harriett's Story

When Harriet’s cancer returned she was comforted knowing her Moffitt team was with her every step of the way during her treatment. Read More


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Marty's Story

Being a father is the most important job Marty has. He’s determined to show is kids that cancer can be fought. Read More


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Tina's Story

Since cancer had never come up in her family history Tina was shocked to learn of her leukemia diagnosis. She appreciates that her Moffitt team was always available to answer her questions. Read More


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Angela's Story

In 2008 Angela, then 30 years old, found she had acute myeloid leukemia. A new mother with a responsible job writing training manuals, she immediately was put into isolation and underwent inpatient chemotherapy followed by seven months of outpatient chemotherapy at Moffitt. Read More


COMMUNITY OF COURAGE

STORIES TO INSPIRE YOU ON YOUR JOURNEY THROUGH CANCER