July 31, 2015

Moffitt, Hillsborough Education Foundation, team to promote STEM careers

Tampa Bay Times – July 30

Recently, Juliana and several other B.E.S.T. students got the chance to sample those careers up close as part of an initiative through the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute's Healthy Kidz Program.

 

Latest plan to improve area around USF: an Innovation District
Tampa Tribune – July 30
Temple Terrace Mayor Frank Chillura, like other proponents of the Innovation District, said the area has great potential with assets like USF, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Busch Gardens, Florida Hospital and the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital.

Researchers, providers need to address cancer health care disparities in LGBTQ community
Oncology Nurse Advisor – July 29
An article by researchers from the Moffitt Cancer Center describes disparities in cancer care for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transsexual, Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) community. Adults in the LGBTQ community tend to be lower economic status and seek health care less often.

Medical Device Investments To Become Center Of Excellence For The Commercialization Of Innovative Medical Technologies
TulsaCW.com - July 28
Since incorporating in September, MDI has obtained the licensing rights to six devices invented at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, including five by anesthesiologist Dr. Tariq Chaudhry, and two interventional cardiology catheters by cardiologist Dr. Hitinder Gurm at the University of Michigan.

Doctors at Moffitt testing radiation therapy
WPTV – July 27
Doctors at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa may have found a way to make sure you get just the right amount of radiation to effectively fight the disease.

Matcha: antioxidants in one cup
Capital Financiero - July 27
Dr. Nagi Kumar, of the Moffitt Cancer Center in the United States (US), published the results of a study showing the effectiveness of green tea in the prevention of prostate cancer.

Corks for Cancer 2015
AmericanTowns.com – July 25
It's time to take advantage of great entertainment for a great cause! A portion of the proceeds from wine sales for this festival will go to the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Customized radiation may improve cancer odds
WFTS – July 24
Doctors at the Moffitt Cancer Center may have found a way to customize your treatment to the type of tumor you’re fighting.

Attacking cancer: are therapeutic vaccines on the verge of fulfilling their potential?
The Pharmaceutical Journal – July 23
But for Jeffrey Weber, a cancer immunologist at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, most vaccines have not evoked sufficient quantities of antigen-specific T cells. 

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