Moffitt Cancer Center, Governor Rick Scott Announce National Cancer Institute Designation

Moffitt Cancer Center, Governor Rick Scott Announce National Cancer Institute Designation

Moffitt Cancer Center, Governor Rick Scott Announce National Cancer Institute Designation

TAMPA, Fla. – Moffitt Cancer Center and Florida Governor Rick Scott announced today that the cancer center has been awarded the National Cancer Institute’s highest designation – Comprehensive Cancer Center. Only four percent of cancer research institutions in the United States have received the prestigious designation. Comprehensive Cancer Center status recognizes robust clinical, basic and population science research; team science; scientific leadership; education programs; and research focused on benefitting the community. Moffitt is the only Comprehensive Cancer Center based in the state of Florida, which has the second highest burden of cancer incidence and death in the United States.

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