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Coffee And Cancer

New Study Shows Drinking Coffee Does Not Affect Your Cancer Risks

Moffitt expert says study should put to rest fears of coffee increasing risk of most cancers. Read More


Anxiety And Depression

Identifying Depression and Anxiety in Older Adults with Cancer

For cancer patients, anxiety and depression are associated with poor quality of life, lower survival rates and challenges with adhering to treatment. Read More


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5 Things to Know about Brain Cancer Treatments

Exploring new approaches with immunotherapy, surgery. Read More


Sugary Drinks

Soda, Fruit Juice Study Tough to Swallow?

Both linked to higher risk of cancer. Read More


Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

ZUMA-3 CAR T Study Results Are In

Promise Shown in Treating Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Read More


HPV Congress Briefing

Our Shot to Eliminate Cancer

Moffitt partners with top cancer organizations to urge lawmakers to make HPV vaccination a priority. Read More


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The Power of CAR T in Solid Tumor Treatment

CAR T therapy involves a patient’s own T cells that have been genetically engineered to target a patient’s own specific cancer. Read More


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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


Older CAR T Patients

CAR T Therapy Safe for Older Patients

Moffitt’s closer look at clinical trial data could expand therapy’s use and effectiveness. Read More


ACS Cancer Survival Estimate

Cancer Survivors Predicted to Top 22 Million by 2030

More and more Americans are surviving cancer, and the number is expected to grow even larger in the next decade. Read More


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Does Sleeping with the TV On Lead to Weight Gain?

Dozing off in front of the TV or sleeping with other lights on can affect your body’s metabolism and even lead to weight gain, according to a new study. Read More


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Adding a New Drug to Standard Treatment May Add Years for Younger Women with Advanced Breast Cancer

Younger women battling advanced breast cancer may live longer by adding ribociclib to first-line endocrine therapy. Read More


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Lab Work for Elected Leaders

Moffitt invites officials to learn from researchers and patients Read More


Cancer To Canvas

Bringing Cancer to the Canvas

When artist Ray Paul was diagnosed with sarcoma in 2011, he wanted to better understand his disease. Read More


Low Fat Diet Breast Cancer

Diet Diminishes Risk of Death from Breast Cancer

A low-fat, plant-based diet has been linked to a reduced risk of death from breast cancer. Read More


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Clinical Trial Brings Hope to Lung Cancer Patient

Last year, Lee was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic lung cancer that had spread to her brain and spine. Read More


Melanoma Month Begins

Making Progress Against Melanoma?

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


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Patients Furthering Moffitt’s Mission

Data from Total Cancer Care® fuels research efforts. Read More


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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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Uterine Cancer Numbers Keep Growing

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