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Stanfield Momentum

The Call for Courage Bell

For patient Stephanie Stanfield, bell ringing ritual celebrates continuation of life, little victories Read More


Jukka Rasanen Momentum

Inestimable Gratitude

Medical Missions Trips Alter Life Focus Read More


Smith Sellers Springer

More Than a Label

As a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center, Moffitt is spearheading research to drive a cure Read More


Vadaparampil Momentum

Engaging Moffitt’s Community Against Cancer

New leadership role for Dr. Susan Vadaparampil oversees community outreach, engagement Read More


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A Passion for Health Equity

Dr. Clement Gwede Works to Eliminate Cancer Health Disparities. Read More


Theresa Boyle And Liang Nong

Behind the Microscope

Pathologists — the 'doctor's doctor' — are using next generation genetic testing to provide better diagnosis and treatment options. Read More



Marco And Luis

Remembering Aunt Frances

Brothers’ loss fuels opportunity to give back with Miles for Moffitt Read More


One in a Million

As Emerald Cromwell battles a rare adrenal cancer, she learns two close friends have the same disease. Read More


Speeding Toward the Cure

Daytona’s Lesa France Kennedy and Bill Christy bring urgency to advocacy for Moffitt. Read More


Clinical Research and Patient Safety

As a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, Moffitt is charged with conducting investigator-initiated trials, which are designed and managed by the cancer center’s clinical faculty. Read More


Clinical Research Unit: A Source of Hope

Look in Moffitt’s Clinical Research Unit (CRU), and you’ll find it in the work of a united team doing whatever is necessary to transform hope into reality in the form of cures. Read More


Mind and Body Against Cancer

A Moffitt psychiatrist helps patients while on her own cancer journey. Read More


Investigational Drug Service

The Investigational Drug Services pharmacy manages the drugs needed for approximately 300 various early-phase clinical trials administered in Moffitt’s Clinical Research Unit (CRU). Read More


Surgical 'A' Team Saves 'Aunt B'

In a risky, all-day surgery, Moffitt Cancer Center doctors removed a rare cancerous tumor blocking blood flow to a Brenda Nelson's heart. Read More


The Team of Support: Moffitt’s Supportive Care Medicine Department Collaborates to Care for the Whole Patient

Cancer can often leave patients depressed, anxious and sometimes raises existential questions and crises of faith. Helping to relieve these stressors is the role of Moffitt’s Department of Supportive Care Medicine. Read More


Six Years Later: A New Normal

Eight and a half years ago, Steve Barber couldn’t imagine the life-changing challenge that lay ahead of him – or that it would take two strong women to help pull him through: his wife, Laura, and their South Tampa neighbor Kaaron Benson, MD. Read More


Care Embodied Through Love and Faith

Caregivers come from different walks of life, are different ages and are related to those requiring care in various ways. There is no one face of a caregiver. Read More


What Is Transfusion Medicine?

Spend time with Kaaron Benson, MD, and you will learn a little about pathology. Spend a little more time, and you will learn how the complexities of transfusion medicine tie in with quality patient care. Read More


Tenacious New Mom Fights Smart

Theresa Jean-Pierre Coy is a wife, mother, attorney, small business owner, immediate past president of the George Edgecomb Bar Association and, now, a cancer survivor. Read More


Leadership Lessons Learned

The accolades and numbers make a strong case for Moffitt Cancer Center’s commitment to fostering female leadership. Read More


WWII Military Vet: 'Saved by a Woman'

Kropp was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at 91. Every doctor refused to take him on as a patient because of his age — all but one. Read More


Partnering in a Free-Trade Zone

Seventy miles southeast of China’s capitol in Beijing, the future of the nation’s personalized cancer care is taking shape in the port city of Tianjin. Read More


Benefits of an Open Mind

Jhanelle E. Gray, MD, says she never dreamed she would be working at a faraway place like Tianjin, China. Read More


Nursing Is Part of Collaborative Team

While some at this stage in their careers might think they have reached their limit, there’s much more still in the sights of Tina Mason. Read More


Mentorship Spans Cultures

Yongzi Chen, PhD, came to Tampa as part of the partnership between Moffitt and Tianjin, in which postdocs from her country work at Moffitt on joint research projects. Read More


The Best Hugs: Remembering Margie Schwerdt

The world’s best hugs offered encouragement and unconditional love to all who passed Margie's post at the Gold Valet Information Desk over the last 10 years. Read More


Battling Tough Odds

How Women in Moffitt’s Gastrointestinal Oncology Clinic Are Paving the Way in Pancreatic Cancer Research and Treatment Read More


Moffitt Psychiatrist Helps Patients while on Her Own Cancer Journey

Aliya Hafeez, M.D., currently splits her week between chemo, recovery and seeing patients. Read More


The Gift of Hope - As Told by Phil Jones

One year after his transplant, Phil Jones and his wife traveled to Tennessee to meet the man who gave him the “gift of extended life.” Read More


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The Team of Support: Moffitt’s Supportive Care Medicine Department Collaborates to Care for the Whole Patient

Cancer can often leave patients depressed, anxious and sometimes raises existential questions and crises of faith. Helping to relieve these stressors is the role of Moffitt’s Department of Supportive Care Medicine. Read More


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Surgical 'A' Team Saves 'Aunt B'

In a risky, all-day surgery, Moffitt Cancer Center doctors removed a rare cancerous tumor blocking blood flow to a Brenda Nelson's heart. Read More


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Investigational Drug Service

The Investigational Drug Services pharmacy manages the drugs needed for approximately 300 various early-phase clinical trials administered in Moffitt’s Clinical Research Unit (CRU). Read More


Mind Body Against Cancer

Mind and Body Against Cancer

A Moffitt psychiatrist helps patients while on her own cancer journey. Read More


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Clinical Research Unit: A Source of Hope

Look in Moffitt’s Clinical Research Unit (CRU), and you’ll find it in the work of a united team doing whatever is necessary to transform hope into reality in the form of cures. Read More


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Clinical Research and Patient Safety

As a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer center, Moffitt is charged with conducting investigator-initiated trials, which are designed and managed by the cancer center’s clinical faculty. Read More


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Speeding Toward the Cure

Daytona’s Lesa France Kennedy and Bill Christy bring urgency to advocacy for Moffitt. Read More


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The Best Hugs: Remembering Margie Schwerdt

The world’s best hugs offered encouragement and unconditional love to all who passed Margie's post at the Gold Valet Information Desk over the last 10 years. Read More


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Mentorship Spans Cultures

Yongzi Chen, PhD, came to Tampa as part of the partnership between Moffitt and Tianjin, in which postdocs from her country work at Moffitt on joint research projects. Read More


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Nursing Is Part of Collaborative Team

While some at this stage in their careers might think they have reached their limit, there’s much more still in the sights of Tina Mason. Read More


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Benefits of an Open Mind

Jhanelle E. Gray, MD, says she never dreamed she would be working at a faraway place like Tianjin, China. Read More


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Partnering in a Free-Trade Zone

Seventy miles southeast of China’s capitol in Beijing, the future of the nation’s personalized cancer care is taking shape in the port city of Tianjin. Read More


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WWII Military Vet: 'Saved by a Woman'

Kropp was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at 91. Every doctor refused to take him on as a patient because of his age — all but one. Read More


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Leadership Lessons Learned

The accolades and numbers make a strong case for Moffitt Cancer Center’s commitment to fostering female leadership. Read More


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Defining the Elusive Cancer Cluster

More than 1,000 suspected cancer clusters are reported to public health agencies across the nation each year. Read More


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One in a Million; Not a Solo Act

As Emerald Cromwell battles a rare adrenal cancer, she learns two close friends have the same disease. Read More


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Tenacious New Mom Fights Smart

Theresa Jean-Pierre Coy is a wife, mother, attorney, small business owner, immediate past president of the George Edgecomb Bar Association and, now, a cancer survivor. Read More


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What Is Transfusion Medicine?

Spend time with Kaaron Benson, MD, and you will learn a little about pathology. Spend a little more time, and you will learn how the complexities of transfusion medicine tie in with quality patient care. Read More


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Care Embodied Through Love and Faith

Caregivers come from different walks of life, are different ages and are related to those requiring care in various ways. There is no one face of a caregiver. Read More


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Six Years Later: A New Normal

Eight and a half years ago, Steve Barber couldn’t imagine the life-changing challenge that lay ahead of him – or that it would take two strong women to help pull him through: his wife, Laura, and their South Tampa neighbor Kaaron Benson, MD. Read More


COMMUNITY OF COURAGE

STORIES TO INSPIRE YOU ON YOUR JOURNEY THROUGH CANCER