Nov. 24-26, 2014
Insurers’ Listings of In-Network Doctors Often Out of Date
Wall Street Journal – Nov. 26
Among those dropped were the 296 doctors who staff the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and more than 1,200 Yale Medical School faculty.
Miami Jury Awards $21M Against R.J. Reynolds in Smoker’s Lung Cancer Death
Daily Business Review – Nov. 25
Dr. David Drobes, a psychologist at Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center, testified about addiction, and Stanford University professor and historian Robert Proctor explained the tobacco industry's efforts to mislead the public about the health risks of smoking.
6 On Health: Creative coping improves cancer recovery
Ivanhoe Broadcast News via KFDM, News 6 (Beaumont, Texas) – Nov. 25
Jacob Gardinier Scott, MD, Radiation Oncologist of Moffitt Cancer Center says finding ways to cope can be helpful for patients. Doctor Scott explained, “I find that the people who are able to divert the focus back to something else, something important to them are the ones who even do better.”
Combinations Extend Progression-Free Survival in Advanced Melanoma
Oncology Times – Nov. 24
Listen on the iPad edition of this issue to hear Dirk Schadendorf, MD, Professor and Acting Chair of the Comprehensive Cancer Center in Essen, Germany, discuss his findings with OT reporter Peter Goodwin. In addition, Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD, Director of the Donald A. Adam Comprehensive Melanoma Research Center of Excellence at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, talks to Sarah Maxwell about the clinical applications of such combination molecular therapy.
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