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Researcher Spotlight: Katarzyna Rejniak Says Teaching is Most Rewarding When Students are Recognized

She leads a computational lab that models the mechanisms of interaction between tumors and their microenvironments Read More


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Researcher Spotlight: Vince Luca, PhD on Receptors, Ligands and the Fate of Cells

Behind the scenes, the Luca Lab studies the "molecular language" of cell-to-cell communication using cutting edge approaches in structural, cellular and synthetic biology. Read More


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Recall of Heart, Blood Pressure Medication Grows

FDA has again expanded the list of medications under recall because of impurity that puts patients at risk of cancer. Read More


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Infographic: Hurricane Prep for Cancer Patients

Cancer patients and caregivers visiting Florida for treatment or living in hurricane-prone areas should take special precaution when tropical weather threatens. Read More


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Baby Boomers: Are You #HepAware?

Hepatitis C is the leading cause of liver cancer. The disease is on the rise, and boomers are the most at risk. Read More


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Research Spotlight: Dr. Yamoah on the 'Lifelong Commitment' of a Physician Scientist

Dr. Kosj Yamoah, a physician-scientist, tracks his roots of studying prostate cancer disparities through his native Ghana. Read More


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Moffitt Team Member, Family Make New Year's Resolution to Help Homeless

It’s that time of year when many people are making New Year’s resolutions and Stephanie Carrico, who works in Moffitt’s Direct Referral Center, is among those who are vowing to make changes. Read More


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Bucs’ Doug Martin Backs Moffitt in My Cause My Cleats Campaign

When Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin slows down long enough, you might notice a distinctive "M" on his custom cleats designed for a great cause. Read More


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In Sickness and in Health: Patient Fulfills Wish by Getting Married at Moffitt Cancer Center

Jack Campbell’s last wish was to marry the woman who’s been by his side since their first blind date in 2001. Read More


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Ask the Experts: Your Questions About the Breast Cancer Vaccine Answered

Dr. Brian Czerniecki, chair of the breast cancer program at Moffitt Cancer Center, connected with our Facebook friends in the Ask The Experts series to answer your questions about the breast cancer vaccine. Read More


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Moffitt Missions to Storm-Battered Puerto Rico Continue

On Friday nights, you’ll find a handful of Moffitt physicians and advanced practice professionals boarding a plane bound for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. Read More


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Moffitt Honors Veterans Day

Moffitt Cancer Center held a flag-raising ceremony in recognition of Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 10. Read More


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Moffitt and Tampa Bay Rays Lead Relief Mission to Puerto Rico

More than 30,000 pounds of medical and hurricane supplies, generators, food and water are on a chartered Boeing 737 headed for Puerto Rico, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria. Read More


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Tampa Bay Newcomers Club Offer Comfort For Breast Cancer Patients

Last week, breast cancer patients at Mckinley Outpatient Center were greeted by the Tampa Bay Newcomers club. Read More


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Research Spotlight: Dr. Abate-Daga Discusses the Progress of Immunotherapy

Dr. Daniel Abate-Daga's research is focused on the development of T cell-based immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer. Read More



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Sen. John McCain's Next Courageous Battle: Brain Cancer

Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with primary glioblastoma, an aggressive type of brain cancer. The tumor was discovered during surgery to remove a blood clot above his eye. Read More


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Cards From Children Cheer Up Cancer Patients at Moffitt

My family and I began our personal fight with cancer in September 2012. What I thought was going to be simple turned into multiple surgeries, radiation and chemotherapy. Read More


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Rescue Dog Once Struggling to Survive Helps Others in the Fight of Their Life

Pet therapy volunteer Spencer Bard says he can’t explain the joy he feels when he sees a patient at Moffitt light up at the sight of Lucy. Read More


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Mascots Cheer Patients During Mascots at Moffitt Day

Everyone was on the same team for Mascots at Moffitt Day on July 27. Raymond, Captain Fear, Thunderbug and Rocky D. Bull showed support and brought joy to Moffitt’s patients. Read More


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Moffitt Volunteer Awarded France’s Legion of Honor for Service in WWII

Moffitt volunteer Boris Stern went off to fight in World War II with 179 other men in his company and is one of only 18 who returned home alive. Read More


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Salute to Survivors Honoree Gets Surprise Guest - Brother Emmitt Smith

Marsha Smith-Hill, a breast cancer survivor, had a quite a memorable time at the Rays-Orioles game on Saturday. Read More


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Derrick Brooks Talks Defense Against Cancer for Moffitt

Derrick Brooks agreed to be one of three spokespersons for the cancer center in a new series of public service videos to educate viewers about cancer prevention, screening and early detection. Read More


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Research Spotlight: Dr. Enderling Shares Why He Participated in Miles for Moffitt

Dr. Enderling is an assistant member in the Integrated Mathematical Oncology Department. Find out what his team accomplished at Miles for Moffitt this year. Read More


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Research Spotlight: Dr. Cress Offers Insights on Molecular Oncology, SPARK Program

Dr. Doug Cress is an associate member of the Molecular Oncology Department. Learn more about his role in Molecular Oncology and the Spark Program. Read More


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The Doctors: Veterinarian Dr. Edward Donates Stem Cells to Save His Brother

Although the brothers were only a 6-out-of-10 match, doctors were hopeful that a closely related donor would give Sylvan Edward a better outcome. Read More


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Rare Cancer Linked to Breast Implants

When Stacey Boone, of Bradenton, was diagnosed with cancer 2015 she never suspected it was because of her breast implants. 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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Congratulations to Moffitt Team Member and Volunteer on Winning NBC’s Spartan: The Ultimate Team Challenge!

Moffitt team member and volunteer Amanda Tchir says she had the time of her life competing for $250,000 on NBC’s Spartan: The Ultimate Team Challenge Season 2. Read More


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Moffitt Patient Brings Relief to Others with Port Pillows

After Rhonda heard fellow patients share stories about not wearing their seatbelts because the seatbelt put pressure on their port, she came up with a plan to help them. Read More


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Dr. Locke: CAR-T Cell Therapy a 'Revolution in Cancer Care'

Dr. Locke, the principal investigator for a new experimental immunotherapy called CAR T-cell therapy, talks about the breakthroughs with this type of treatment. Read More


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Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis Increasing In Millennials

While colorectal cancer is predominantly found in people over age 50, a recent study released by the American Cancer Society has found that there has been a surprising increase of cases among people in their 20s and 30s. 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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Cure on Wheels Cyclists Embark for Tallahassee

More than a dozen Cure on Wheels cyclists embarked on a 325-mile bike ride from Tampa to Tallahassee to lend their support for the 12th annual Moffitt Day at the state capitol. Read More


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Actress Shannen Doherty Dances Through Radiation Treatment

Actress Shannen Doherty of television’s "90210" and "Charmed" has been documenting her battle against breast cancer on Instagram. 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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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Rookie Club visits Moffitt Cancer Center

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Rookie Club visited with patients, families and team members at Moffitt Cancer Center. Read More


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Storm Update: Moffitt Cancer Center Open

Moffitt Cancer Center will remain open as we continue to track Hurricane Matthew. All locations, including the Magnolia campus, McKinley Outpatient Center and Moffitt at International Plaza, will be open during normal hours. Read More


COMMUNITY OF COURAGE

STORIES TO INSPIRE YOU ON YOUR JOURNEY THROUGH CANCER