November 20, 2015

November 20, 2015

Social and economic factors tied to pancreatic cancer surgery, survival
Daily News 724 – Nov. 20
The study is also limited by a lack of information on factors that may determine whether a person's cancer can be operated on, write Drs. Daniel Anaya and Makenge Malafa of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida, in a commentary accompanying the study.

El triple de supervivencia tras un cáncer de páncreas gracias a la cirugía – Nov. 20
El estudio también está limitado por la falta de información sobre los factores que determinaron si el tumor es operable, ha añadido Makenge Malafa, del Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute en Tampa (EE.UU), en un comentario que acompaña al estudio.

Local cancer patient to receive risky stem cell transplant
WZVN TV – Nov. 20
Dr. Daniel Sullivan is one of Stephon's doctors at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.   Sullivan typically recommends the cure-all procedure to younger patients like Stephon. 

Immediate repeat prostate biopsy may be unnecessary in most ASAP cases
Renal & Urology News – Nov. 19
Andrew Leone, MD, a genitourinary oncology fellow at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and colleagues studied a retrospective cohort of 264 men who underwent prostate biopsy and received a diagnosis of ASAP. All patients underwent repeat biopsy. 

Campus-wide smoking ban to start in spring
The Oracle – Nov. 18
The system-wide change started in 2009 when USF Health and the Moffitt Cancer Center implemented smoking bans.

Socioeconomic factors linked to surgery receipt, survival in early-stage pancreatic cancer
HemOnc Today – Nov. 18
These study findings are vital to improve the understanding of the disparities that exist in cancer care, Daniel A. Anaya, MD, and Mokenge P. Malafa, MD, both of Moffitt Cancer Center, wrote in an accompanying editorial.

Group knits, hands out hats to Moffitt cancer patients
WTSP – Nov. 17
Callaway and her friends, Marci Richter, Marleen Eagan and Debbie Ellett, walked side by side into the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa with a basket full of handmade cancer caps. This is the second time that they made the trip there to hand out their creations – for free – to anyone fighting the dreaded disease.

Epic’s data deal with HealthMyne UW Health could help quell critics
Xconomy – Nov. 17

HealthMyne’s software has thus far been used at two pilot sites: UW Health and the Tampa, FL-based Moffitt Cancer Center. 

Nova Southeastern University announces new cell-based research institute aimed at medical innovation
Sun Sentinal – Nov. 16
Richard Jove, Ph.D. of the molecular oncology program at Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center Research Institute, to lead its new institute.

Henry Blog: Bonasorte on the go following surgery
Tallahassee Democrat – Nov. 15
On Wednesday at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Bonasorte underwent a three-hour biopsy surgery to determine if the tumor, located in the left side of his brain, is benign or cancerous. Pathology results are expected within two weeks.

Frank Morsani writes of business, philanthropy in memoir
Tampa Bay Times – Nov. 14
Over the years, Morsani, 84, and his wife, Carol, the high school classmate he took to the prom and married a year later, have donated tens of millions to arts, education and health organizations, including the University of South Florida (which is not their alma mater), Oklahoma State University (which is), as well as to the University of Tampa, Moffitt Cancer Center and the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts.

Pancreatic Cancer
Bay News 9 – Nov. 13
Joining me now is Dr. Jenny Permuth. She is a molecular epidemiologist, who I spoke with earlier today, who works at Moffitt Cancer Center. Today, we’re going to talk about pancreatic cancer. 


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