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‘The Stereotactic Radiosurgery Procedure Experience Was Just Amazing’

Ina was referred to Moffitt Cancer Center, where she learned about a new treatment option called stereotactic radiosurgery. Read More

Moffitt Receives $5 Million to Support Oral Cancer Research

Gift will help researchers develop new drugs and cellular therapies to boost immune system Read More

Interventional Pulmonology

Lung Nodule and Lung Cancer Early Detection

The Lung Nodule Clinic in the Lung Cancer Early Detection Center at Moffitt is focused on evaluating patients with newly-discovered lung nodules. Read More

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Listen in: Dr. Jhanelle Gray - Conversations about Black Health Equity

The fourth episode of Moffitt Cancer Center's Cancer in our Community podcast focuses on digital health and features Dr. Jhanelle Gray. Read More

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New Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Biomarkers Found

New non-small cell lung cancer biomarker: Distinct ecologies exist between disease that does and does not progress. Read More

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Warning Signs of Cancer

Early detection is a major weapon in the fight against cancer. Click here to learn about some possible warning signs that you should pay close attention to. Read More

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What Are the Most Common Cancers in the Elderly?

Advanced age is the most important risk factor for cancer overall. Click here to find out why and learn about the most common cancers among the elderly. Read More

Male Cancer Signs

Cancer Symptoms Men Shouldn't Ignore

Many early signs of cancer in men may seem minor or go unnoticed. That’s why it’s important for all men to be proactive about their health. Read More

Persistant Cough

Is a Persistent Cough a Sign of Cancer?

Coughing is a protective reflex that clears the lungs of irritants. Usually, a cough is not a cause for concern. But could it be a sign of cancer? Find out. Read More


Does Vaping Cause Lung Cancer?

Vaping is often seen as a better alternative to cigarettes, but can it also cause lung cancer? Learn more about the health effects of vaping. Read More


TIL Immunotherapy Offers Promising Results in Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

A group of investigators at Moffitt Cancer Center initiated a trial to determine if non-small cell lung cancer patients could have response to TIL therapy Read More

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How Long Do You Have to Smoke to Get Lung Cancer?

Smoking is the number one cause of lung cancer. But, how much do you have to smoke to get it? Read More

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

The Rapid Tissue Donation Program at Moffitt Cancer Center Offers a Feasible Approach to Improve Research

Well-preserved postmortem lung cancer specimens allow for genetic and molecular analyses Read More

Moffitt Cancer Center Studies How E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit

Smokers who also vape e-cigarettes can help with research effort 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


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


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

FDA Approves Expanded Use of Immunotherapy Treatment for Lung Cancer Patients

Moffitt-initiated clinical trials for Imfinzi led to expanded use of novel treatment for stage III non-small cell lung cancer patients Read More

The Father of Geriatric Oncology Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Lodovico Balducci’s research focuses on cancer and aging 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

New Lung Cancer Screening Model Could Identify High Risk Patients Earlier

The radiomics model detects features in small lung nodules that increase a patient’s risk of developing lung cancer Read More

Moffitt Cancer Center & Cvergenx Partner to Personalize Radiation Therapy

The research project will study using a patient’s radiosensitivity and genetics to determine optimal radiation dosage Read More

New Research Shows the Power of Radiomics to Improve Precision Medicine

Moffitt and Dana-Farber investigate the potential to improve precision medicine by noninvasively assessing the molecular and clinical characteristics of lung tumors Read More


Infographic: When Should You Get a Lung Cancer Screening?

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


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