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Fiducial Markers Support Image-Guided Radiation Therapy

Fiducial markers can help improve radiation treatment for some gastrointestinal patients. Gastroenterologists in Moffitt's Gastrointestinal Oncology Program are utilizing endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), to insert and place fiducial markers in tumors to support in image-guided radiation therapy. Read More


Personalizing Breast Cancer Radiation Treatment

Moffitt physician-scientists have developed a tool to predict risk and optimize radiation therapy. Read More


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Personalizing Breast Cancer Radiation Treatment

Moffitt physician-scientists have developed a tool to predict risk and optimize radiation therapy. Read More


Markers Make Radiation Treatments Shorter and Easier

When patient Howard Curd was told he would need radiation treatment for his esophageal cancer, he feared the worst. Read More


The Monkees’ Peter Tork Had Rare Tongue Cancer

The Monkees’ bassist passed away this week. He also had a rare form of tongue cancer. Read More


One Singer’s Sore Throat Turned Out to be Cancer

It’s rare, but for Grammy-winning country singer John Berry, a sore throat was a sign of cancer. Read More


Celebrating Faith and Community

Leaders from Faith-based and Community Organizations Gather at Moffitt to Share Resources and Make Connections 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


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


Worth the Side Effect Risk

New study shows radiation plus chemo for HPV throat cancer offers best survival odds. Read More


Inflammatory Breast Cancer Basics

The rare cancer is typically not diagnosed until after it has spread throughout the body. Read More


The General’s Daughter

Jessica Schwarzkopf will carry on her father’s legacy by taking part in Moffitt Cancer Center’s annual Veteran’s Day celebration at 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 9. Read More


Leading Ladies Affected by Anal Cancer Brings New Awareness to Rare Disease

More than 5,500 women will be diagnosed with the disease in the United States this year. Read More


Can Cell Phones and Other Household Items Increase Your Cancer Risk?

Understanding the differences between non-ionizing and ionizing radiation. Read More


Breast Cancer in Men

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women besides skin cancer, but it also impacts men. Read More


Regular Screenings led to Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Moffitt team member Mike DeWitt knew of his family history but had no symptoms when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Read More


Possible Sinkhole Doesn’t Derail Multiple Myeloma Fighter

Laurie Vos stays focused on her cancer treatment while her home remains in jeopardy. Read More



Five Things to Know About Glioblastoma

Diagnosing glioblastoma, the most aggressive type of brain cancer, requires surgery and a biopsy. Read More


Queen of Soul’s Passing Sheds Light on Pancreatic Cancer

Roughly 55,440 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2018. Only about 11,000 are expected to survive. Read More


Radiation Markers

Markers Make Radiation Treatments Shorter and Easier

When patient Howard Curd was told he would need radiation treatment for his esophageal cancer, he feared the worst. Read More


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Worth the Side Effect Risk

New study shows radiation plus chemo for HPV throat cancer offers best survival odds. Read More


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Can Cell Phones and Other Household Items Increase Your Cancer Risk?

Understanding the differences between non-ionizing and ionizing radiation. Read More


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Radiation Oncologist vs. Radiologist

If you’re wondering what the difference is between a radiation oncologist and a radiologist, you’re not alone. Read More


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What’s the Difference Between Radiation and Radiology?

If you've been diagnosed with cancer, you may have heard terms like "radiation" and "radiology" being discussed as part of your treatment plan. Read More


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What You Need to Know About Radiation Masks

If your cancer treatment plan includes radiation therapy, you’re probably wondering what you can expect, and that’s quite understandable. Read More


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Patty's Story: How She Became 'Great Friends' With Her Radiation Mask

After completing radiation therapy, Patty had her radiation face mask painted and discovered that it changed her outlook about the treatment. Read More


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John's Story: Giving Back Through Music

"Upon walking into Moffitt Cancer Center, it did not feel like any other hospital I had ever been to," says John, a throat cancer survivor. 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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Elise's Story: A Present Wrapped in Strange Packaging

Stage 4 pancreatic cancer survivor Elise says she would not trade her journey with cancer for anything. Read More


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92-Year-Old Celebrates Last Round of Radiation with Sweet Sound of Success

The musical melodies of sleigh bells, church bells and school bells don’t resonate like the sweet symphony of a bell ringing in Moffitt’s radiation department. Read More


COMMUNITY OF COURAGE

STORIES TO INSPIRE YOU ON YOUR JOURNEY THROUGH CANCER