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Surgically Remove Your Stomach to Stave Off Cancer?

Moffitt expert says an uncommon genetic mutation makes this a viable option Read More


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Calamari, Moffitt and a Little Humor Saved My Life

Patient John Sherry faced pancreatic cancer two times in just two years 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


Surgery Can Prevent Pancreatic Cancer in Some Patients

Pancreatic cancer has the lowest five-year survival rate of any cancer. Read More


FDA Clarifies Recent Warnings for Robotic Surgeries

Earlier this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cautioned patients and healthcare providers about using robotic surgery for mastectomy and other cancer-related surgeries. Read More


I Still Have My Voice

Larynx cancer, or cancer of the voice box, threatened to take patient Jeff Blaney's voice. Read More


FDA Issues Safety Warning for Robotic Surgeries

The FDA is cautioning patients and healthcare providers about using robotic surgery for mastectomy and other cancer-related surgeries. 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


Immunotherapy Shows Promise for Glioblastoma

The study marks the first time an immune-system treatment has shown any benefit to glioblastoma. Read More


New Cases Reported in Rare Breast Implant Linked Cancer

Breast implants can increase the risk of developing anaplastic large cell lymphoma 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


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


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


Wedding Bells Ring at Moffitt

Kent Moss and Maggie Zielinski were married in Moffitt's blue valet lobby this week. Read More


Is Surgery Necessary for Prostate Cancer?

A 30-year study found that prostate-removal surgery added three years to the lives of men with prostate cancer, compared to those who were only monitored. Read More


Uterine Cancer Numbers Keep Growing

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


Alarming Number of Americans Believe Alternative Medicine Cures Cancer

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



Moffitt Speech Pathologist Wants to Help Others after Own Breast Cancer Battle

Brooke DuLaney shares her story to raise awareness and educate other young moms, provide support 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


Undergoing a Mastectomy without a Cancer Diagnosis

More women are having risk-reducing mastectomies to prevent breast cancer. Read More


Is Immunotherapy the Key to Fighting Ovarian Cancer?

Oncologists believe immunotherapy could be the missing piece of the puzzle. Read More


Why is the Cancer That Afflicted McCain So Deadly?

The brain cancer that killed Sen. McCain is considered advanced at diagnosis. 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


Moffitt Leads the Way in Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery

Moffitt has 13 surgeons who use the robotic surgery platform. Read More


Senator Harry Reid Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer

Moffitt experts say prevention and early diagnosis are key when it comes to the disease. Read More


Studies Show More Cancer Recurrences with Minimally Invasive Hysterectomies

Data presented at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology meeting shows that while MIS - which includes robotic surgeries - has been gaining momentum, an open radical hysterectomy may be a better choice. Read More


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Surgery Can Prevent Pancreatic Cancer in Some Patients

Pancreatic cancer has the lowest five-year survival rate of any cancer. Read More


Robotic Surgery FDA

FDA Issues Safety Warning for Robotic Surgeries

The FDA is cautioning patients and healthcare providers about using robotic surgery for mastectomy and other cancer-related surgeries. Read More



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Moffitt Leads the Way in Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery

Moffitt has 13 surgeons who use the robotic surgery platform. Read More


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Senator Harry Reid Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer

Moffitt experts say prevention and early diagnosis are key when it comes to the disease. Read More


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Studies Show More Cancer Recurrences with Minimally Invasive Hysterectomies

Data presented at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology meeting shows that while MIS - which includes robotic surgeries - has been gaining momentum, an open radical hysterectomy may be a better choice. Read More


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What Should I Know About Breast Reconstruction?

It is important to keep in mind that every woman is different. Therefore, breast reconstruction may be not right for everyone. Read More


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