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Don’t Sacrifice Skin Health For Vitamin D. Take a Supplement

Recent headlines argue sunscreen use may block vitamin D absorption. Read More


Do You Know How to Spot Melanoma in Kids?

Watch for itching, bleeding, colorful spots and growing moles. Read More


Rare Melanoma Can’t Keep This Clown Down

She dons makeup, wig, bowtie to give back to pediatric patients. Read More


Five Questions about Ocular Melanoma

Here are five questions to help you learn more about this rare cancer. Read More


Miles for Moffitt Research Spotlight: Dr. Eric Lau

One hundred percent of Miles for Moffitt proceeds fuel research and empower scientists at Moffitt Cancer Center to find a cure. Read More


Moffitt’s Melanoma Expertise Benefits Children, Too

Pediatric melanoma clinic gathers kids with uncommon diagnosis. Read More


Don’t Get Burned with DIY Sunscreen Trend

Experts say stick to store-bought for best protection. Read More


Moffitt Sets Records at Annual Pier 60 Cancer Screening Event

The event, which just completed its 23rd year, offered free screenings for skin cancers as well as a variety of head and neck cancers. Read More


Moffitt Research Moves New Immunotherapy Closer to FDA Approval

Some cancer patients may be one step closer to being treated with cells from their own tumors. Read More


Sunscreen Effects Are More Than Skin Deep

Recent study on sunscreen absorption in blood has Moffitt expert offering alternatives Read More


You Have the Freckle. Should You be Worried?

Another new internet challenge certainly has people talking. But this one doesn’t debate what is heard on a recording or the color of a dress. This one is all about a freckle. Read More


‘A Clinical Trial Saved My Life’

After melanoma metastasized to his brain, Larry Thomason was given 10 months to live. Read More


Melanoma in Children

The deadliest form of skin cancer is also the most common skin cancer diagnosed in children. Read More


UK Football Player Battled Rare Melanoma

Although it accounts for only about 5% of all melanomas, acral melanoma represents 33% of melanomas in dark-skinned people. Read More


Eyes on a Rare Form of Melanoma

About 2,000 Americans are diagnosed with Ocular Melanoma each year. Read More


Making Progress Against Melanoma?

As Skin Cancer Awareness Month begins, Moffitt continues studies of deadliest form Read More


Herpes Virus Can be Used to Treat Melanoma. Which Cancer is Next?

Since the approval of talimogene laherparepvec (T-VEC, Imlygic®) in 2015, Moffitt has been using this modified form of the herpes virus as a standard treatment for melanoma patients. Read More


Baseball Fans Swing for the Fences with Skin Screenings

Baseball fans up and down Florida’s West coast took advantage of Moffitt Cancer Center’s 12th annual Spring Swing® Sun Safety Tour this year. Read More


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Do You Know How to Spot Melanoma in Kids?

Watch for itching, bleeding, colorful spots and growing moles. Read More


Beauty is Skin Deep

Former Miss Universe diagnosed with Melanoma Read More


Wedding Bells Ring at Moffitt

Kent Moss and Maggie Zielinski were married in Moffitt's blue valet lobby this week. Read More


Tanning Bed Use Can Raise Your Chance of a Second Melanoma Diagnosis

There is no such thing as a healthy tan and trying to maintain that illusion during the winter months by tanning indoors is a dangerous plan, according to researchers. Read More


One Target: Multiple Cancers

FDA approves new drug for adults and children with rare cancers Read More


Multiple Skin Cancers Could Indicate Higher Risks for Other Cancers

A recent study that suggests multiple occurrences of common skin cancers may indicate an increased risk for other cancers. Read More


Herpes Virus Shows Promise in Shrinking Cancer Tumors

A modified version of the virus, now used on melanoma patients, may expand to treat other cancers. Read More


Moffitt’s Pediatric Melanoma Clinic Day Gives Young Patients a Chance to Connect

Dr. Vernon Sondak heads up the pediatric melanoma clinic, which includes children’s activities, treats and balloon animals. Read More


Do You Know the Tell 'Tail' Signs of Canine Skin Cancer?

According to the American Kennel Club, skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed type of tumor found in dogs. Read More


Sunscreen Pills Are A Thing, But The Thing Is, They Don’t Really Work

Moffitt Cancer Center doctors warn that there’s no pill or capsule that can replace your sunscreen. Read More


Latest National Cancer Report is Good News/Bad News

Overall Cancer Deaths Down, But Problems Persist for Some Populations. Read More


More Young Women Affected By Melanoma

Studies show the rate of melanoma among children, adolescents and young adults has reached epidemic proportion. Read More


Resiliency Through the Power of Song

Tim Kilraine credits his doctors and music for helping him beat stage 4 melanoma. Read More


Eye-Opening Facts about Ocular Melanoma

Outbreak of cases in Alabama and North Carolina draw attention to rare and potentially life-threatening eye cancer. Read More


Getting a Gel Manicure? You May Want To Pack Your Sunscreen

Consider applying SPF to your hands and feet the next time you get a mani and pedi. Read More


K Tee Clown

Rare Melanoma Can’t Keep This Clown Down

She dons makeup, wig, bowtie to give back to pediatric patients. Read More


Kathleen Blanco

Five Questions about Ocular Melanoma

Here are five questions to help you learn more about this rare cancer. Read More


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Miles for Moffitt Research Spotlight: Dr. Eric Lau

One hundred percent of Miles for Moffitt proceeds fuel research and empower scientists at Moffitt Cancer Center to find a cure. Read More


Pediatric Melanoma Patients 2019

Moffitt’s Melanoma Expertise Benefits Children, Too

Pediatric melanoma clinic gathers kids with uncommon diagnosis. Read More


DIY Sunscreen

Don’t Get Burned with DIY Sunscreen Trend

Experts say stick to store-bought for best protection. Read More


Melanoma Skin Cells

[VIDEO] Nivolumab Combination Therapy May Increase Efficacy in Metastatic Melanoma Treatment

Response rates to nivolumab by itself are approximately 40%. The hope, according to Khushalani, is that the combination will offer more efficacy with less toxicity. Read More


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Moffitt Sets Records at Annual Pier 60 Cancer Screening Event

The event, which just completed its 23rd year, offered free screenings for skin cancers as well as a variety of head and neck cancers. Read More


Britta Beningfield Immunotherapy

Moffitt Research Moves New Immunotherapy Closer to FDA Approval

Some cancer patients may be one step closer to being treated with cells from their own tumors. Read More


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Sunscreen Effects Are More Than Skin Deep

Recent study on sunscreen absorption in blood has Moffitt expert offering alternatives Read More


Melanoma Infiltrating The Brain

‘A Clinical Trial Saved My Life’

After melanoma metastasized to his brain, Larry Thomason was given 10 months to live. Read More


Melanoma In Children

Melanoma in Children

The deadliest form of skin cancer is also the most common skin cancer diagnosed in children. Read More


JOSHUA PASCHAL

UK Football Player Battled Rare Melanoma

Although it accounts for only about 5% of all melanomas, acral melanoma represents 33% of melanomas in dark-skinned people. Read More


Ocular Melanoma

Eyes on a Rare Form of Melanoma

About 2,000 Americans are diagnosed with Ocular Melanoma each year. Read More


Melanoma Month Begins

Making Progress Against Melanoma?

As Skin Cancer Awareness Month begins, Moffitt continues studies of deadliest form Read More


Miss Universe Dayanara

Beauty is Skin Deep

Former Miss Universe diagnosed with Melanoma Read More


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Wedding Bells Ring at Moffitt

Kent Moss and Maggie Zielinski were married in Moffitt's blue valet lobby this week. Read More


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Tanning Bed Use Can Raise Your Chance of a Second Melanoma Diagnosis

There is no such thing as a healthy tan and trying to maintain that illusion during the winter months by tanning indoors is a dangerous plan, according to researchers. Read More


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Multiple Skin Cancers Could Indicate Higher Risks for Other Cancers

A recent study that suggests multiple occurrences of common skin cancers may indicate an increased risk for other cancers. Read More


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Moffitt’s Pediatric Melanoma Clinic Day Gives Young Patients a Chance to Connect

Dr. Vernon Sondak heads up the pediatric melanoma clinic, which includes children’s activities, treats and balloon animals. Read More


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Do You Know the Tell 'Tail' Signs of Canine Skin Cancer?

According to the American Kennel Club, skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed type of tumor found in dogs. Read More


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More Young Women Affected By Melanoma

Studies show the rate of melanoma among children, adolescents and young adults has reached epidemic proportion. Read More


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Resiliency Through the Power of Song

Tim Kilraine credits his doctors and music for helping him beat stage 4 melanoma. Read More


Eye-Opening Facts about Ocular Melanoma

Outbreak of cases in Alabama and North Carolina draw attention to rare and potentially life-threatening eye cancer. Read More


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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


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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


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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


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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


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Pediatric Skin Cancer Patients Participate in Annual Check-Up Day

Pediatric patients took part in Moffitt’s annual “check-up day” for children battling melanoma and skin-related cancers at McKinley Outpatient Center. Read More


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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Mary Jo's Story

After being told her melanoma had metastasized Mary Jo was devastated, but she wasn’t going to give up. A clinical trial at Moffitt was her only hope. Read More


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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


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Jacqueline's Story

After being told by doctors it would be a miracle if she survived five years, Jackie decided to come to Moffitt for melanoma treatment. Today, she is telling everyone she can about the importance of skin cancer screening. Read More


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