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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


The Father of Geriatric Oncology Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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


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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


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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


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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


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Infographic: When Should You Get a Lung Cancer Screening?

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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