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Moffitt is dedicated to one lifesaving mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. The Tampa-based facility is one of only 52 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s scientific excellence, multidisciplinary research, and robust training and education. Moffitt’s expert nursing staff is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center with Magnet® status, its highest distinction. With more than 7,500 team members, Moffitt has an economic impact in the state of $2.4 billion. For more information, call 1-888-MOFFITT (1-888-663-3488), visit MOFFITT.org, and follow the momentum on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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Moffitt’s Dr Michael Shafique Discusses Growing Importance of Subtypes in SCLC

May 10, 2022

Michael Shafique, MD, an assistant professor of thoracic oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center, spoke with The American Journal of Managed Care® about efforts to characterize small cell lung cancer (SCLC) into subtypes as well as the process for treatment selection in this disease.

Moffitt Team Finds Potential CAR T Target for Solid Tumors

May 05, 2022

So far, the wonders of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy have only been seen in blood cancers. Investigators at Moffitt Cancer Center report findings that show a potential target in solid tumors.

Dr Hatem Soliman on Disparities in Metastatic Breast Cancer

April 21, 2022

A combination of biology, access issues, and delayed diagnoses have contributed to disparities experienced by Black women with metastatic breast cancer, explained Hatem Soliman, MD, medical director of the Clinical Trials Office, Moffitt Cancer Center.

Cancer Care Closer to Home—or at Home—Is Worth Extra Effort, NCCN Panelists Say

April 01, 2022

From taking part in clinical research at a local location to foregoing aggressive therapy in favor of quality of life, patients with cancer are seeking new options, said panelists at the 2022 Annual Conference of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN).

Precision Medicine Can Close Oncology Gaps—and Lead to “Doing Less”

December 20, 2021

Physicians said it is in payers’ interest to use artificial intelligence to address social determinants of health, to cover tests, and to gather data. Doing so could let them stratify who needs certain screenings and diagnostic procedures and who doesn’t, which could lead to less consumption of health care.

Dr Frederick Locke on Real-World Implications of ZUMA-7 Findings in Relapsed/Refractory LBCL

December 13, 2021

Frederick Locke, MD, vice chair, Department of Blood and Marrow Transplant and Cellular Immunotherapy Program, co-leader, Immuno-Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses findings of the phase 3 ZUMA-7 trial presented at ASH 2021 and how use of axicabtagene ciloleucel can be optimally applied in a real-world setting.

ZUMA-7: Axi-Cel in Second Line Is the “New Standard” in R/R LBCL, Locke Says

December 13, 2021

Frederick L. Locke, MD, of Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, is the lead study author of the phase 3 ZUMA-7 trial, which examined the use of axi-cel in second-line treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma (R/R LBCL).