August 3, 2018

August 03, 2018

MONALEESA-7: Ribociclib in Premenopausal Women With mBC

OncLive – Aug. 2

Hatem Soliman, MD: The impact of the MONALEESA-7 data on clinical practice has been that they have provided us with new information that was limited previously, especially for women who are premenopausal or perimenopausal, which was one of the main focuses of the trial.

Moffitt Cancer Center and ITUS Corporation Request Meeting with FDA Regarding Ovarian Cancer CAR-T Therapy

PR Newswire – Aug. 1

ITUS Corporation (NASDAQ: ITUS) today announced that it and its research partner, Moffitt Cancer Center, have requested a meeting with the US FDA to review the plan for advancing their CAR-T therapy for Ovarian Cancer into human clinical trials.  Seen on WBBH, WFIE, WZVN, SWX, Telemundo, Health Technology, KITV, RFD-TV, WSIL, WFLX, KWES, KAIT, WVIR

Florida Cancer Specialists CEO shares details on new Lakewood Ranch facility

Tampa Bay Business Journal – Aug. 1

"We wanted to stay in Lakewood Ranch. Residents will not have to travel far to Moffitt Cancer Center or the UF Health Shands Hospital for treatment," Prechtl said, explaining that being close to a growing area where the demand is was part of the decision to continue operating in Lakewood Ranch.

Is acidity the weakness of cancer cells?

Drug Target Review – Aug. 1

The study, which has been performed in collaboration with the Moffitt Cancer Center and the University of Maryland, has been published in Nature Communications.

Movers & Influencers: Health Care

Florida Trend – Aug. 1

Moffitt Cancer Center appointed Dominic Seraphin as the new vice president of Strategic Alliances & Network - a group dedicated to expanding access to Moffitt's high-quality cancer care to more people.

Acidic pH: The weakness of cancer cells

Science Daily – July 31

 The study, which has been performed in collaboration with the Moffitt Cancer Center and the University of Maryland, both in the US, has been published in Nature Communications.

Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Prevent & Treat Ovarian Cancer

MSN Health – July 31

The first study, conducted by the National Cancer Institute and the Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida and published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, asked more than 750,000 women about their use of aspirin and NSAID pain relievers (the class of pain relievers aspirin is a part of).

Study: Cancer cells weakened when they're more acidic

United Press International (UPI) – July 31

Findings from the computational model, which were done in collaboration with the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and the University of Maryland, were published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications. Also posted to Scienmag.com, MedicalXpress.com.

BlackDoctor.org (BDO) Announces 2018 Top Hospitals For Diversity

Blacknews.com – July 31

H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center – Tampa, FL

FSU faculty awarded $226 million in research money, $16 million more than last year

Tallahassee Democrat – July 30

The university ranks fifth in Florida for research money awarded from the NIH, placing it ahead of Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa. Also posted to Florida State University.

Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Prevent & Treat Ovarian Cancer

She Knows – July 30

The first study, conducted by the National Cancer Institute and the Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida and published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, asked more than 750,000 women about their use of aspirin and NSAID pain relievers (the class of pain relievers aspirin is a part of). Also posted to Dr.Weil.com

USF Celebrates First Graduating Class Since Being Designated as a Preeminent State Research University

USF News – July 30

Over time, McIntyre ended up finding a passion for biostatistics, thanks to a course offered through Moffitt Cancer Center. She now plans to pursue a master’s degree at USF and hopes to one day work as a biostatistician, applying statistical principals to manage data for a variety of health care and public health issues. 

Mole Patrol

Fox 13 – July 28

Moffitt held its 22nd annual Mole Patrol event at Clearwater Beach.

Beach Skin Screenings

WFLA – July 28

One of the biggest health risks in the sunshine state could be just that, sunshine. 200 people were screened for skin cancer in Clearwater. it is something that the Moffitt Cancer center has done for the last 22 years

Life saving skin cancer screenings

Bay News 9 – July 28

Today Moffitt cancer center's mole patrol was at Clearwater beach giving out free head neck and skin screenings. Spectrum bay news 9's Katie Jones was there and has a patient's warning about the mole that nearly cost him his life in tonight's special assignment. 

 

Moffitt’s Mole Patrol provided free skin screenings on the beach

Bay News 9 – July 28

Moffitt wants you to be proactive about skin cancer detection. they did a mole patrol this weekend-- and provided free skin, head, neck, and oral screenings at Clearwater beach.

Aspirin and Ovarian Cancer

Dr. Radio – July 30

Dr. Shelly TwoRoger appears on Sirius XM’s Dr. Radio

Improving outcomes with new tools & procedures

South Florida Business & Wealth – July 28

Since the Moffitt Cancer Center at Memorial Hospital West in Pembroke Pines opened its doors in July 2017, 60 stem cell transplants have been performed with a high survival rate, says physician Hugo Fernandez, chair and medical director of the Moffitt Malignant Hematology and Cellular Therapy Program.

Delcath Amends Phase 3 Ocular Melanoma Trial Protocol

WFIE – July 30

“Given the rarity of ocular melanoma and the existing level of global institutional data supporting the use of PHP Therapy in this patient population, I believe this amendment is in the best interests of patients,” said Jonathan Zager, MD, FACS, principal investigator for the FOCUS Trial, Chair of Graduate Medical Education at Moffitt Cancer Center and Professor of Surgery at the University of South Florida School of Medicine. Also posted to KLBB, WDAM, WCSC, WALB

Taking aspirin just twice a week reduces a woman’s risk of ovarian cancer by 10%

Daily Mail – July 27

Researchers from the National Cancer Institute and Moffitt Cancer Center analysed a a total of 758,829 women from 13 studies. Also posted to Health Medicine Network

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