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GYN Clinical Trial Patient

Mucosal Melanoma Survivor Thankful for Immunotherapy Treatment

As a young woman facing vaginal mucosal melanoma, Lena was determined to get treatment at a top-rated cancer center. Read More


Percutaneous Hepatic Perfusion in Patients with Hepatic-dominant Ocular Melanoma

The analysis indicated that PHP demonstrated a statistically superior overall response rate and significantly prolonged progression-free survival in comparison with BAC in the treatment of hepatic metastases from ocular melanoma. Read More


Summer Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer

Make sure your time in the sun this summer is as safe as it can be by reading our tips for skin cancer prevention. Read More

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Can Basal Cell Carcinoma Turn Into Melanoma?

Can basal cell carcinoma turn into melanoma? Find out and learn more about these separate and distinct types of skin cancer. Read More

Moffitt Researchers Develop More Efficient Approach to Create Mouse Models

Chimera mouse models and chimera-derived melanoma cell lines provide a faster approach to study skin cancer Read More

Moffitt Researchers Identify a Mechanism Controlling Tumor Cell Recognition by Immune Cells

The STING signaling pathway induces an inflammatory response and tumor cell recognition Read More

Moffitt Researchers Identify Effective Drug Combination Against Uveal Melanoma in Preclinical Studies

The subtypes have different genetic, chromosomal and protein alterations that could present therapeutic opportunities Read More

Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Identify Mechanism of Resistance to BRAF Inhibitors in Melanoma

A conserved stress response mechanism leads to BRAF inhibitor resistance through AP-1 activation Read More

12th-Annual Spring Swing® — Moffitt’s Sun Safety Tour Hits Florida Ballparks with Free Screenings

Screeners look for early signs of skin cancer while promoting sun safety, skin cancer awareness and education with help from Moffitt’s Mole Patrol® team. Read More

Moffitt Cancer Center Shows Appreciation for STEM Teachers on Valentine’s Day

Moffitt will host science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers to show support for their hard work in and out of the classroom Read More

Immune-Activating Drug Combination is Safe and Effective in Melanoma Patients with Brain Metastases

Ipilimumab plus nivolumab results in quick, durable responses and a manageable safety profile in patients with metastatic melanoma in the brain Read More

Drug Combination Targeting Heat Shock Protein 90 and BRAF is Safe and Effective in Advanced Melanoma Patients

XL888 Plus vemurafenib results in manageable toxicity and durable responses in advanced and metastatic melanoma patients Read More

Rare Melanoma Type Highly Responsive to Immunotherapy

Patients with desmoplastic melanoma respond well to drugs reactivating the immune system, Moffitt study shows Read More

Moffitt Cancer Center and Swim Across America Tampa Bay Celebrate Another Fundraising Success

Swim Across America Tampa Bay has raised close to $1 million over the past six years to benefit Moffitt’s melanoma, sarcoma and adolescent and young adult programs Read More


Young Patients Connect During Moffitt's Pediatric Melanoma Clinic Day

Most 11-year-old children don’t know how to pronounce words like cutaneous, ocular or amelanotic, let alone know the difference between these types of melanomas, but it comes second nature for Allison Rupp. Read More

Moffitt Cancer Center Hosts Annual Check-Up Day for Children Battling the Deadliest Form of Skin Cancer

About 25 kids attend to socialize, enjoy entertainment and see their doctor Read More


What Is an Atypical Mole?

Many people are aware that one of the most common warning signs of melanoma - a very aggressive form of skin cancer - is an atypical mole. Read More

Sun And Clouds

Infographic: How to Check Your Skin For Skin Cancer

Skin cancer screenings are important to help detect cancer early, when it's most treatable. The first step is to get familiar with your body and know what is normal. Read More


Brandon's Story

Receiving a melanoma diagnosis came as quite a shock to Brandon after two dermatologists told him that the mole on his right temple was of no concern. Read More


Summer Sun Safety Month – Learn to Protect Yourself Year Round

School’s out, vacation season is in full swing and almost everyone wants to spend time outdoors. It’s important to take some precautions to help ensure that you don’t get too much of a good thing. Read More


It’s UV Safety Month – Learn to Protect Yourself From Skin Cancer

Many people enjoy the warmth of the sun and the look of a suntan. Make no mistake about it, though: there is no such thing as a "healthy tan." Read More


Are Higher SPF Sunscreens More Effective?

Many experts point out sunscreens with very high SPF ratings can provide a false sense of security and encourage people to neglect other protective behaviors. Read More


National Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

During National Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, everyone is encouraged to take action to help prevent skin cancer by reducing the risk of UV damage. Read More


Melanoma Monday – What You Need to Know

You’ve probably heard of melanoma, which is the most aggressive type of skin cancer. But, maybe you’re not quite sure how the condition develops or who is at risk. Read More


Are Tanning Beds Safer Than Tanning Outdoors?

Ultraviolet radiation is a known carcinogen that has been directly linked to melanoma and other skin cancers. Read More


Former President Carter to get radiation, new immune therapy for skin cancer

Former President Carter to get radiation, new immune therapy for skin cancer. Read More


Tips to Protect Your Skin Against Melanoma, Other Skin Cancers

Here are 10 easy sun-safety tips to better protect your skin from cancer: Read More