November 2, 2018

November 02, 2018

Oncologists' LGBT-related knowledge & practices improved after cultural competency training

Medical Xpress – Nov. 2

The training program was developed via an interdisciplinary collaboration between investigators at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center in Miami; the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa; and the University of Florida Cancer Center in Gainesville.

 

The Three Types of Ovarian Cancer You Should Know

Self Magazine – Nov. 2

Epithelial ovarian cancers (the ones that make up 90 percent of all ovarian cancers) are most likely to have these standard but nebulous symptoms, Robert Wenham, M.D., chair of gynecologic oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center, tells SELF. The other two less common forms are at least more likely to cause more attention-grabbing symptoms.

 

UK’s Markey Center hits major milestone for personalized medicine consortium

The Lane Report – Nov. 1

ORIEN members follow the Total Cancer Care Protocol, operated by M2Gen, a for-profit subsidiary of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fl. Total Cancer Care is a unique approach to studying patients throughout their lifetime and provides a standard system for tracking patients’ molecular, clinical and epidemiological data. 

 

Moffitt Cancer Center Luncheon 2018

Sarasota Magazine – Nov. 1

More than 300 Moffitt Cancer Center supporters gathered at Michael’s On the Bay to hear about the latest cancer treatment breakthroughs at the center’s annual luncheon.

 

Disney World employee helps wife fight lung cancer with inventive 'Pumpkin House' display

ABC Action News – Oct. 31

Christopher is also hoping to raise awareness and donations for Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center through his playful, if incredibly detail-oriented creativity. Moffitt is where Adriana is receiving treatment. The lung cancer she has is not caused by smoking and the cancer failed to respond to chemotherapy treatments.

 

Davenport's 'Pumpkin House' Collecting Donations to Help Fight Cancer

Bay News 9 – Oct. 31

Bailey's wife is undergoing treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and doing well.

So this year, as people pass through his "Pumpkin House," Bailey's working to collect donations for Moffitt as part of the "trick or treat" fun.

 

Bucs players trick-or-treat at Moffitt

Bay News 9 – Oct. 31

The Bucs 20-18 rookie class came out to celebrate Halloween with students from the Moffitt Healthy Kidz program.

 

The Moffitt Cancer Center Luncheon was held Oct. 31 at Michael's on the Bay at Selby Gardens

Florida Observer – Oct. 31

Moffitt Cancer Center brought guests together Oct. 31 at Michael's on the Bay at Selby Gardens for an educational luncheon. 

 

Man sets up 'cancer graveyard' after wife's 8 rounds of chemo

WKMG – Oct. 31

"For every $1 raised, we're going to give 75 cents of that to Moffitt Cancer Center, and then take 25 cents to make the pumpkin house even bigger, so the trick-or-treaters can come back every year and be excited and inspired," Bailey said.

 

Halloween House with a Purpose

WTSP – Oct. 31

(Story begins after the traffic report)… 75 cents of every dollar raised will go to Moffitt and the remaining 25 cents will make the pumpkin house even bigger next year.

 

Officials: State 'failed' in response to Mooresville cancer cases

Mooresville Tribune – Oct. 30

Susan Wind said her daughter is doing well – just “thyroid tired” – and is being closely monitored by a team at Moffitt Cancer Center. Though Wind said it’s been hard on her to be apart from Taylor, she talks to her every day and sees her often.

 

The Impact of Precision Medicine in Oncology

OncLive – Oct. 30

Ryan Bookout, PharmD, president, Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association, and clinical pharmacist, Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses the impact of recent advances made in the oncology space and how precision medicine is improving patient outcomes.

 

Bucs’ rookies trick-or-treat

WTSP – Oct. 30

Bucs rookies will visit Moffitt Cancer Center today to trick or treat with patients. The players will also help students from the Moffitt Healthy Kidz program learn about football on the center’s front lawn, which is being transformed into a makeshift field.

 

Yankees and Moffitt help push donations to transportation group over $3 million

Tampa Bay Times – Oct. 29

The New York Yankees, Tampa Electric and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center are the latest big names to weigh in with sizable campaign donations to the group pushing the transportation sales tax, which has now raised more than $3 million.

 

Geoffrey Norman: Mad Times…and getting worse

Caledonian Record – Oct. 27

I recently spend a few days at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. The people there are in a real fight, against a truly evil enemy. Now that is, in a sense, metaphorical talk. You don’t actually “fight” cancer in the normal sense of the word.

 

Radiation/cisplatin established as standard of care for HPV+ oral cancer

European Pharmaceutical Review – Oct. 26

“We’ve now established that high-dose cisplatin chemotherapy – in combination with radiation – is the standard of care for human papilloma virus (HPV)-related oral cancers,” said Dr Andy Trotti, a radiation oncologist at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and co-lead investigator of NRG Oncology/RTOG 1016. “Prior to this study, there were no definitive, ‘state of the art’ trials in this specific cancer population.”

 

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