August 23, 2013

Poor Oral Hygiene Tied to Cancer-Linked Virus, Study Finds
HealthDay – Aug. 21
Anna Giuliano, of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., agreed that the study leaves questions -- including whether people with poor oral health have a higher risk of a long-lasting HPV infection, which is the real concern.

Catching up with past VRA winners
Florida Today – Aug. 21
He had led the effort for Parrish to partner with the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa and Florida Hospital Orlando’s cardiac center.

Penile cancer treatment guidelines standardized
Oncology Nurse Advisor – Aug. 20
“We wanted to clarify controversies associated with penile cancer,” said Spiess, of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

Researchers at Moffitt need cancer free volunteers for study on how chemotherapy affects the brain
ABC Action News – Aug. 19
Florence Bronner is at the Moffitt Cancer Center today, but not for breast cancer treatment. 

MILESTONES
Vindy.com (Youngstown, Ohio) – Aug. 18
Dr. Adam Luchey has been selected for a fellowship at Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Fla.

Study Details Adverse Events in Pivotal Ipilimumab Trial
OncLive – Aug. 16
Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD, of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Florida, and others set out to look at the pivotal clinical trial data once again to determine the patterns and development of these AEs.

Gene variations in patients with lung cancer may predict treatment responses
Oncology Nurse Advisor – Aug. 16
The research team, from Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, analyzed DNA sequence variations in 651 patients with NSCLC paying close attention to 53 inflammation-related genes.

High-tech hospital room monitors mix movies, medical care
Sun Sentinel – Aug. 16
And other medical facilities, including the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, are considering it, according to the Florida Hospital Association.

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