Dr. William S. Dalton, Moffitt Cancer Center's CEO, president and center director, conducted an interview on April 4, 2011, at the 102nd Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) in Orlando. Dr. Dalton, who chairs AACR's Science Policy and Legislative Affairs Committee, covers a wide range of topics including the opportunities and challenges presented by the concept of personalized medicine, AACR's leadership role in science policy, the influence of cancer advocates and the future of cancer research.
Moffitt faculty, employees, volunteers and board members come together each day as one team in the fight against cancer. Together they go above and beyond, taking part in an annual campaign to raise funds vital to Moffitt's mission -- to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Join us. Donate online at MOFFITT.org/Giving, or call the Moffitt Foundation to learn how you can make a difference (800-456-3434, x1403). Every gift brings us closer to a cure.
As the only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, Moffitt offers a level of care that stands above the rest. With access to the latest treatments, promising research and more clinical trials, our team of experts provides a plan that's right for you, right from the start. The results are shorter treatment times, reduced hospital stays and a better quality of life. For you, this means better outcomes -- during and after treatment. And most important, your best chance for beating cancer.
Whether your admission to Moffitt Cancer Center is planned or unplanned, you are prepared to stay a few days or a few weeks, it is normal to feel anxious and apprehensive about being hospitalized. Knowing what to expect can help alleviate some of your fears.