Moffitt Cancer Center

Research Breakthroughs:

Moffitt Cancer Center is the top ranked cancer hospital in the Southeast & home to:

  • National Functional Genomics Center funded by the U.S. Department of Defense
  • M2Gen which houses the world’s largest biorepository created to accelerate the study of personalized cancer treatments

MoffittH. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute opened its doors in 1986 on the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida and is the third largest cancer center in the United States based on patient volume. Moffitt is Florida’s only National Cancer Institute Designated Cancer Center, and is a nationally accredited, not-for-profit, multifaceted organization dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer. Encompassing treatment, research, education, and community services, Moffit is the Top-ranked cancer hospital in the Southeast, based on U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 list of Best Hospitals, and has an estimated annual economic impact of $1.6 billion. Moffitt employs more than 4,600 people across four corporate entities.


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