H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

“Best Hospitals” national cancer-care rank: 19

“Best Hospitals” cancer-care score: 63.1/100

Founded: 1986

Beds: 206

Clinicians/researchers: 500




Research focus:

Cancer prevention, diagnosis, experimental drugs, new drug development, therapy, clinician education and public awareness, cancer epidemiology, and health outcomes and behavior.


Clinic at-a-glance:

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center is Florida’s only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a U.S. Department of Defense-funded National Functional Genomics Center. It provides top-notch care services delivered by highly respected, internationally reputed clinicians. The center has a large budget for high-quality, peer-reviewed programs in basic science and translational cancer research. Sizable research teams devote themselves to rapidly turning molecular oncology and immunology discoveries into better, more effective treatment. The center has a vibrant outreach to populations of cancer victims long considered underserved.