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How Does Lung Cancer Develop

How Does Lung Cancer Develop?

Lung cancer is highly complex, not only to treat but also to understand. Learn more about how this malignancy develops and progresses. Read More

Lung Cancer Awareness

World Lung Cancer Day: Screening Saves Lives

Low-dose CT scans can help those at high risk. Read More

Antioxidants Lung Cancer

Do Antioxidants Cause Lung Cancer to Spread?

Antioxidants come from two places: they’re in certain foods and the body also naturally produces them. Read More

Lung Cancer Stigma

What Keeps Cancer Patients from Quitting Cigarettes?

Moffitt experts work to disarm “lung cancer stigma” Read More

Effie Lee Husband

Clinical Trial Brings Hope to Lung Cancer Patient

Last year, Lee was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic lung cancer that had spread to her brain and spine. Read More

Walt Disney World Smoking Ban

Breath of Fresh Air

Implementation of smoke-free policies improves health Read More

Vials Liquid Biopsy

Could a Simple Blood Test Replace Lung Biopsies?

What if there was an easier way to get a glimpse into the inner working of a tumor? Read More


Lung Cancer Has a Sweet Tooth

Researchers have found that early-stage NSCLC tumors or pre-cancerous lesions can give themselves away. Read More


If You’re at Risk, New Study Affirms Lung Cancer Screening is the Right Choice

Early lung cancer usually has no symptoms, so it’s hard to detect early when there is the best chance for a cure. Read More


What Are the Early Signs of Lung Cancer?

Lung cancer can be difficult to detect, mainly because the condition often does not produce noticeable symptoms until it reaches an advanced stage. Read More


Besides Smoking, What Causes Lung Cancer?

While cigarette smoking is the most common lung cancer risk factor, about 15 percent of lung cancer diagnoses occur in people who have never smoked. Read More


Giving Cancer a Good Scare

Pumpkin House creators pledge a portion of Halloween fundraiser to Moffitt Cancer Center. Read More


Immunotherapy Clinical Trial Brought Renewed Hope To Lung Cancer Patient

My husband and I celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary last year and know without a doubt that I would not be alive today if we had not sought treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center. Read More


Moffitt Uses Innovative Immunotherapy to Stand Up To (Lung) Cancer

The unique clinical trial combining two immunotherapies is funding by the Stand Up To Cancer Catalyst® Program. Read More


Nail Changes Alert Woman to Lung Cancer

Can changes in your fingernails alert you to serious health issues? It did for one British woman. Read More


What is Radon?

Radon has been making headlines, but do you know what it is? Read More


Minority Populations Being Screened Less for Lung Cancer

A new study shows a need for more screening programs tailored to high-risk minority patients. Read More


A Treatment for a Cancer Once Thought to be 'Untreatable' May Already Exist

Patients suffering from an untreatable form of lung cancer may benefit from an existing cancer remedy that blocks cell growth. Read More


Bucket List: iPad, Video Conferencing and the Open Road

David Palmer has lung cancer. But that hasn’t stopped him from sipping wine in Napa and gambling in Vegas. Read More


Through the Lens of a Lung Cancer Patient Advocate

"I did not know of anyone with cancer and had no knowledge of lung cancer or any treatment I would need," remembers Sandra. 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


Large Number of Healthy Adults Not Being Screened for Lung Cancer

Lung cancer screening is free to those who qualify and can save lives, but not a lot of people are taking advantage of it. Read More


Immunotherapy Key to Unlocking Lung Cancer Survival

A recent study represents another step forward in immunotherapy, which has been making steady gains in recent years. Read More


E-Cigarettes OK to Quit Smoking

Smokers hoping to crush out their last butt might consider weaning themselves off the habit with temporary help from e-cigarettes. Read More


Cleaning or Smoking: Which is Worse for Your Lungs?

A new study suggests household chores could be harmful to your health. Read More


Moffitt’s Top Research Developments of 2017: New Targets for Existing Cancer-Fighting Drugs

The third item on the list of Moffitt research developments for 2017 involves new targets for existing cancer-fighting drugs. Read More


Moffitt’s Top Research Developments of 2017: Novel Combination Approach to Lung Cancer Wins Moffitt a Stand Up To Cancer Grant

The second one on the list of Moffitt research developments involves a grant to study how immunotherapy can change the way the cancer center is treating lung cancer. Read More


Behind the Science: Test May Help Lung Cancer Patients Choose Best Treatment

Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. More than 220,000 Americans are diagnosed with lung cancer every year. Read More


Five Things to Know About a Lung Cancer Screening

What is a low-dose CT scan? Who should get a lung cancer screening? Find the answers to these questions are more. Read More


What to Expect During Your Lung Cancer Screening

You may have many questions about what to expect during a lung cancer screening. Learn more about the comprehensive lung cancer screening program at Moffitt. Read More


Infographic: When Should You Get a Lung Cancer Screening?

Know when to get a lung cancer screening using this infographic. Read More


Dr. Schabath: Lung Cancer Screening is a 'Life-Saving Tool'

Dr. Matthew Schabath spoke with Tampa Bay’s Morning Blend on WFTS-TV about the importance of lung cancer screenings. Read More


It’s Air Quality Awareness Month – Learn How to Improve the Air You Breathe Inside Your Home

Should you really be worried about indoor air quality? In a word, yes. Read More


Couple Says 'I Do' in the ICU at Moffitt Cancer Center

Ena's fiancé, Steven, didn’t know if they were going to see the wedding day they’d been planning for months. He decided then and there he wanted to marry her right away. Read More


Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

While cancer prevention techniques continue to evolve, all experts agree that cancer risk can be directly influenced by certain lifestyle choices. Read More


Two-Time Cancer Survivor and Pearl Harbor Survivor Reflects on 75th Anniversary

George Kondas is a hero, an inspiration and a reminder to never give up hope as America remembers the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Read More


Dawn Shares Her Story

At the age of 36, Dawn was in the best shape of her life. Not only was she an avid runner, but she was a triathlete, so when she began experiencing chest pain and shortness of breath she didn’t know what was wrong. Read More


Why Do Healthy Nonsmokers Get Lung Cancer?

While the likelihood of a nonsmoker developing lung cancer is much lower than that of a similarly situated smoker, studies show that the number of lung cancer diagnoses in people who have never smoked is steadily on the rise. Read More


November Is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

The goal of Lung Cancer Awareness Month is to encourage everyone to take a few minutes to review what is known so far about lung cancer, and possibly learn something new. Read More


Secondhand Smoke and Cancer – The Threat Is Very Real

Some people are surprised to learn that breathing in secondhand smoke from a burning cigarette, cigar or pipe is just as hazardous as smoking itself. Read More


Pause and Take a Breath on Lung Health Day – October 26

The goal of this observance is to raise awareness about lung disease, the incidence of which is steadily on the rise in the U.S. Read More


Infographic: What Happens to Your Body When You Quit Smoking

Thinking about kicking the habit but think it’s too late? Quitting at any age can give back years to your life. Read More


World No Tobacco Day Encourages Everyone to Quit for 24 Hours – or for Good

World No Tobacco Day, which is sponsored by the World Health Organization and observed around the globe, is intended to encourage everyone to abstain from using all forms of tobacco – including smoking, chewing and dipping – for at least 24 hours. Read More


Bringing Patients the Best Quality Care for Lung and Skin Cancer

At Moffitt, our treatment options give patients the best tactics to beat cancer. Early detection from screenings is key to beating a cancer diagnosis. That is why Moffitt takes the lead in bringing the quality care to patients when they get here. Read More


Tiffany's Story

Hear Tiffany's journey through lung cancer discovery, treatment and recovery and how every day is a gift for not only Tiffany but for her loving family. Read More