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Fewer Transfusions for Patients with MDS?

New drug shows promise for those battling a lower-risk form of this bone marrow cancer. Read More


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Uterine Cancer Numbers Keep Growing

Moffitt expert says obesity, drop in hysterectomies may account for rise. Read More


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Pregnancy May Increase Breast Cancer Risk Before Offering Protective Benefits

Women who’ve given birth may be at an increased risk of breast cancer. 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 One 10-Minute Test Detect Cancer?

Promising experimental blood test spots a variety of cancers Read More


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Where Do the Dollars Go?

Miles for Moffitt research grants provide seed money for great ideas Read More


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Nearly 40 Percent of CAR T Patients Remain in Remission

Many ZUMA-1 participants remain in remission and more than half of those treated remain alive. Read More


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Why I Run

In her own words, Dr. Dana Rollison explains why Miles for Moffitt is much more than another fundraiser. Read More


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Can Chemo Cause Cognitive Decline in Older Patients?

New study shows risk may be higher for those who carry Alzheimer’s gene Read More


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One Target: Multiple Cancers

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


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If You’re at Risk, New Study Affirms Lung Cancer Screening is the Right Choice

Early lung cancer usually has no symptoms, so it’s hard to detect early when there is the best chance for a cure. Read More


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Smoking While Fighting Cancer?

Moffitt’s Moonshot grant will fund efforts to help its patients quit Read More


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Alarming Number of Americans Believe Alternative Medicine Cures Cancer

Moffitt expert urges caution, suggests complement to conventional care Read More


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What’s New in Breast Cancer Research?

Learn what Moffitt is doing bring new therapies to patients Read More


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Can Eating Organic Reduce Your Cancer Risk?

A new study suggests eating only organic fruits and veggies can reduce your risk of developing certain cancers Read More


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Going Digital—How Artificial Intelligence Could Help Identify Breast Cancer

Google Artificial Intelligence (AI) is providing a new tool to fight the disease Read More


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Early PSA Testing Could Help Predict Prostate Cancer among Black Men

New study suggests midlife PSA testing is key to predicting aggressive prostate cancer. Read More


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Evidence Mounts Linking Aspirin to Lower Risk of Ovarian Cancer

New study shows daily use can reduce risk by 23 percent Read More


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One Year After Hurricane Maria, Recovery and Research Continues

September 20 marks one year since the storm devastated Puerto Rico. Read More


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Global Cancer Deaths Expected to Rise to Nearly 10 Million This Year

Cancer is the second-leading cause of death worldwide, and according to the World Health Organization (WHO) cancer deaths are expected to rise to nearly 10 million this year. Read More


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Faculty 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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Get in the Game to Help Treat Cancer

Moffitt has developed the first-ever video game that could uncover new ways to treat the disease. Read More


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Moffitt Uses Innovative Immunotherapy to Stand Up To (Lung) Cancer

The unique clinical trial combining two immunotherapies is funding by the Stand Up To Cancer Catalyst® Program. Read More


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A New Drug Could Soon Be Available to Treat a Common Form of Skin Cancer

Nearly half of the patients who participated in the trial saw their tumors shrink. Read More


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Beating Cancer With Game Theory

Moffitt researchers use game theory to rethink cancer treatment Read More



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Moffitt Cancer Center Tackles Health Disparities through Research and Education

Summer Internship Program is part of $1.2 million grant to advance health disparity and precision medicine education and research Read More


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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


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What is Radon?

Radon has been making headlines, but do you know what it is? Read More


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Unlocking Gene Mutations Linked to Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

People at risk for a deadly form of breast cancer may now have a better chance for early diagnosis and protection from recurrence. Read More


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High School Students Get HIP to Cancer Research at Moffitt

Moffitt's High School Internship Program for Integrated Mathematical Oncology, also known as HIP-IMO, give students hands on training on how math can be used to understand, predict and treat cancer. Read More


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Ovarian Cancer Risks, Survival May Benefit from Daily Aspirin

Two new studies examined daily aspirin use for those at risk or diagnosed with the disease Read More


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Can a Keto Diet Help Cancer Treatment?

Study shows that a low-carb diet may raise the effectiveness of cancer-fighting drugs. Read More


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Can Fitness Trackers Help Doctors with Your Cancer Treatment?

A new study found wearable devices gather useful data that may help predict patient outcomes. Read More


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Did Cancer Exist 3,000 Years Ago?

Archeologists have uncovered six cases of cancer while studying the bodies of ancient Egyptians buried between 1,500 and 3,000 years ago. Read More


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Working to Treat a Deadly Form of Prostate Cancer

A deadly form of prostate cancer is more common that experts previously thought. Now, Moffitt is working to combat it. Read More


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A Treatment for a Cancer Once Thought to be 'Untreatable' May Already Exist

Patients suffering from an untreatable form of lung cancer may benefit from an existing cancer remedy that blocks cell growth. Read More


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CAR T Drives New Ovarian Cancer Research

Moffitt could launch CAR T-cell therapy clinical trials as soon as next year. Read More


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Cancer Answers in the Cone of Uncertainty?

Computer modeling and mathematical oncology add up to new treatment approaches at Moffitt Cancer Center Read More


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Can Baking Soda Help Fight Cancer?

A new study finds baking soda makes tumor cells easier to target with drugs. Read More


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Advanced Prostate Cancer Treatments Equally Effective in Blacks, Whites

Recent studies compare hormone therapy and chemotherapy results for black and white men who have prostate cancer. Read More


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Should I Be Worried About Wearing Deodorant?

Even though many people use the terms "antiperspirant" and "deodorant" interchangeably, antiperspirants are actually a subset of deodorants, and each works in a different way. Read More


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April 24-30 Is World Immunization Week – Vaccines Also Target Cancer

This year the World Health Organization and partners celebrate World Immunization Week April 24-30 to promote awareness of the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Read More


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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


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'New Organ' Could Be New Target for Cancer Research

Is this where cancer goes to spread? A recent discovery raises new questions for cancer researchers. Read More


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Manning Up To Eliminate HPV

A new study suggests that physicians are less likely to recommend the HPV vaccine for boys. Read More


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Federal Funding Lowest for Gynecological Cancers

When it comes to money for cancer research, not all cancers are funded equally. Read More


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Is Triple Negative Breast Cancer Overdiagnosed?

Getting a second opinion for a cancer diagnosis is highly recommended, but even more so if you face triple negative breast cancer. Read More


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Elephants May Hold the Key to Fighting Cancer

Consider this: despite elephants massive size compared to humans, they are estimated to only have a 4.8 percent cancer mortality rate. Read More


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The Legacy of 'Mother Moffitt'

Julie Djeu, PhD, took on the title of first research scientist at the fledgling Moffitt Cancer Center back in 1986 in part because she loves a challenge. Read More


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Your Chance to Eliminate Cancer

HPV is so common that nearly everyone - men and women - will get it at some point in their lives, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More


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E-Cigarettes OK to Quit Smoking

Smokers hoping to crush out their last butt might consider weaning themselves off the habit with temporary help from e-cigarettes. 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’s Top Research Developments of 2017: New Hope for Aggressive Leukemia

Patients with certain fast-progressing and deadly types of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) saw the first new drug for their disease in more than 40 years approved by the FDA. Read More


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Moffitt’s Top Research Developments of 2017: Less is More: Adaptive Therapy

The fourth one on the list of Moffitt research developments for 2017 involves rethinking drug resistance with a strategy called adaptive therapy that links the frequency, dosage and type of chemo to the tumor’s response. Read More


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Moffitt’s Top Research Developments of 2017: New Targets for Existing Cancer-Fighting Drugs

The third item on the list of Moffitt research developments for 2017 involves new targets for existing cancer-fighting drugs. Read More


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Moffitt’s Top Research Developments of 2017: Novel Combination Approach to Lung Cancer Wins Moffitt a Stand Up To Cancer Grant

The second one on the list of Moffitt research developments involves a grant to study how immunotherapy can change the way the cancer center is treating lung cancer. Read More


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Moffitt’s Top Research Developments of 2017: CAR T Therapy Tested, Commercially Available at Moffitt

The first one on the list of Moffitt's top research developments for 2017 is the FDA approval of CAR T therapy for certain aggressive types of adult lymphoma. Read More


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Behind the Science: Test May Help Lung Cancer Patients Choose Best Treatment

Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. More than 220,000 Americans are diagnosed with lung cancer every year. Read More


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Behind the Science: 'Super Molecules’ Show Promise in Prevention of Metastatic Breast Cancer

What if a drug commonly used to protect bones from osteoporosis could be altered to keep out breast cancer cells? That’s the goal one Moffitt researcher is pursuing through the creation of "Smart Molecules." 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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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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Racing for a Cure: 12th Annual Miles for Moffitt Raises Over $1 Million for Cancer Research

From caregivers to survivors and patients - more than 5,600 participants shared one common goal at Miles for Moffitt: raising funds for cancer research to save lives and ultimately defeat cancer. Read More


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Research Spotlight: Dr. Gonzalez Aims to Improve Quality of Life for Patients

"We have all had loved ones who've been touched by cancer. I remember being struck by the huge quality of life burden that cancer patients and survivors face," says Dr. Gonzalez. 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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Using Math to Fight Cancer

How does math coincide with cancer treatment? The answer lies within the Integrated Mathematical Oncology Department at Moffitt Cancer Center. Read More


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LGBTQ Patients Priority for Continued Research

The health care needs of LGBTQ patients who are at risk or fighting cancer are a priority for continued research, Moffitt Cancer Center’s Gwendolyn Quinn, PhD, and Matthew Schabath, PhD, told ResearchAmerica.org prior to World Cancer Day on Feb. 4. Read More


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Infographic: Making Medicine Personal - The Practice of Personalized Medicine

At Moffitt Cancer Center we look at every patient’s cancer as unique. Our clinical expertise and transformational research keeps us at the forefront of personalizing cancer care. Read More


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Important HPV Study Comes to an End

After 12 years, a significant study at Moffitt has come to an end. Read More


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Moffitt Hosts Cancer Moonshot Summit

Moffitt Cancer Center hosted a Cancer Moonshot Summit bringing together physicians, scientists, patients, and advocates to discuss viable ways to accelerate cancer research and improve treatment. Read More


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National Cancer Research Month – How You Can Help

May is National Cancer Research Month, which serves as an important reminder to everyone that the key to future progress in the fight against cancer lies in the critical work that still needs to be done. Read More


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Panel at Cancer Research Policy Forum Discuss Funding Needs

Moffitt Cancer Center and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) hosted the Cancer Research Policy Forum in the Ted Couch Auditorium on Monday, March 7. Read More


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Moffitt Eager to Play Role in Biden's 'Moon Shot' to Cure Cancer

Moffitt Eager to Play Role in Biden's 'Moon Shot' to Cure Cancer Read More


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