With each purchase you make at the AutoNation Company Store, a percentage goes to six different cancer charities, chosen by you at checkout. Not only are you supporting a great product, you are supporting a mission beyond the brand itself.
The Moffitt Cancer Center is one of those six charities and we would like to share more about this amazing organization. Moffitt is based in Tampa, Florida and is dedicated to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Their facility is one of only 51 National Cancer Institute-designed Comprehensive Cancer Centers. This distinction recognizes Moffitt's scientific excellence in research, training and education.
Moffitt Cancer Center's mission is advancing personalized medicine and using predictive modeling to anticipate — and change — a tumor’s path. They can diagnose and treat all forms of cancer, from more common conditions like lung, skin and breast cancer — to rarer malignancies, such as mesothelioma, throat cancer and brain cancer.
Moffitt is a Top 10 cancer hospital and has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1999. Their expert nursing staff is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center with Magnet® status, the very highest distinction. Their innovative approach to community outreach spans an area of15 counties in West Central Florida by fostering innovative research, outreach, and education across the cancer continuum.
With some of the most knowledgeable and experienced oncologists in the country, Moffitt is able to ensure that every patient who walks through their doors receives the best treatment plan for his or her unique diagnosis. They provide surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy, as well as advanced options like immunotherapy and hormone therapy.
Moffitt's five research program are supported in part by the Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) and consist of integrative teams of more than 140 faculty members working together to tackle the complexity of cancer. These five teams — Cancer Biology Evolution, Cancer Epidemiology, Chemical Biology and Molecular Medicine, Health Outcomes and Behavior and Immunology — focus singularly on cancer in a collaborative environment required to perform outstanding cancer research and educate the next generation.
At the heart of their culture, Moffitt values its team members, each committed to their objective goals. Moffitt has more than 6,500 team members with an economic impact of $2.4 billion in the state of Florida. For three consecutive years, the National Association for Business Resources has recognized Moffitt as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the nation. This honor displays a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that has lead to increased productivity and financial performance.
What's on the horizon for Moffitt? According to their leadership team, advancements in cancer treatment, patient care improvement, and fundraising strategies are the main areas of focus. With a strong emphasis on the development of strategic partnerships in the pharma and biotech sectors, as well as building a network of clinical trial partners in the oncology community. Moffitt isat the very forefront of cancer centers worldwide in pioneering advances like CAR T-cell therapy, a promising approach to immunotherapy that uses a patient’s own immune cells to recognize and attack their tumors. Giving hope to patients with previously untreatable types of cancers.
Moffitt wants better treatments and more options. They won’t stop working to give everyone the options they need to #BeCourageous in the face of cancer (their signature hashtag). We are thrilled to feature Moffitt and share their capabilities, goals and objectives with you.
Thank you for being a Life Saver. No matter which product you purchase, feel proud that your contribution is helping make a difference in the lives of a patient. Think about it this way: The more you buy, the more you help, so feel free to grab enough stuff for the whole family (and then some).
For more information visit MOFFITT.org, and SAVE A LIFE NOW.