Tampa Bay Times – Sept. 28
There’s a little-known place beneath the operating rooms at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute. It’s Magnolia’s, a full-service hair salon that also specializes in helping patients as they go through cancer treatments.
European Commission – Sept. 28
As quoted in a press release by the Moffitt Cancer Center, journal article co-author Dr Joel Brown said: “We can and must anticipate, steer and exploit the cancer cells’ evolutionary responses to our therapies.”
Cure – Sept. 27
“Treatment guidelines from a number of organizations including the American Urological Association recommend neoadjuvant chemotherapy as standard treatment for muscle-invasive bladder cancer,” according to a Moffitt Cancer Center press release.
Oncology Learning Network – Sept. 27
Dr. Susan T. Vadaparampil from Moffitt Cancer Center, in Tampa, Florida, who has researched various aspects of VUSs, told Reuters Health by email, "Physicians who facilitate or directly deliver genetic services to patients should consider approaches within their practice setting to ensure patients are educated about the possibility and frequency of reclassification for VUS and other test results.”
WFLA – Sept. 27
With the new growth in downtown Tampa, including the Water Street development, USF Morsani College of Medicine and the new USF Health Heart Institute, a major, world-wide cardiology conference has chosen Moffitt Cancer Center, USF and downtown Tampa to host this year’s Global Cardio-Oncology Summit.
MD Linx – Sept. 27
Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients survive longer when their treatment includes durvalumab, following platinum-based chemoradiotherapy, according to research led by Moffitt Cancer Center.
WFLA – Sept. 27
USF and Moffitt Cancer Center are on the world stage. The global cardio oncology summit shows Tampa and the two institutions to host the worldwide conference. Doctors from nearly 2 dozen countries are here for it.
OncLive – Sept. 26
“We really want to change the care paradigm to be more collaborative, to emphasize that oncologists and cardiologists need to be interacting together to provide good care,” said Michael G. Fradley, MD, an attending cardiologist and electrophysiologist at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.
Becker’s Hospital Review – Sept. 26
Here are the six hospitals and health systems that ranked among the 100 best companies for working mothers by Working Mother magazine for 2018:
Baptist Health South Florida (Miami)
Bon Secours Virginia Health System (Richmond)
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute (Tampa, Fla.)
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (Chicago)
WellStar Health System
News Medical – Sept. 26
Robert Gillies, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Cancer Physiology and vice chair of Radiology Research at Moffitt Cancer Center, was awarded the World Molecular Imaging Society's highest honor.
Fox 13 – Sept. 25
Hooters corporation presented Moffitt with a check for $150,000.
Bay News 9 – Sept. 25
Hooters--the sports bar restaurant--has made a 150-thousand dollar donation to Moffitt Cancer Center for breast cancer research.
Readers’ Digest – September
“The goal of T-cell receptor therapy is to create T cells, using a process like CAR T, that can recognize those changes and attack cancers but leave healthy cells alone,” explains Frederick L. Locke, MD, vice chair of the department of cellular immunotherapy at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, and a principal investigator for the Yescarta clinical trials.
MedPage Today – Sept. 25
"There is a tremendous opportunity to continue to refine treatment for patients with oropharyngeal cancer, especially in the era of HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer," Louis Harrison, MD, of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, told MedPage Today.
OncLive – Sept. 25
“We’ve cured 15% to 30% of patients [with stage III, unresectable NSCLC]. But of course, we’ve been stuck with those numbers for decades. We have not been able to make any inroads to improving the outcomes of these patients for quite some time,” said Scott J. Antonia, MD, PhD, department chair of the Thoracic Oncology Department at Moffitt Cancer Center and professor of oncologic sciences at the University of South Florida College of Medicine.
Patch- Sept. 25
Local calendar sales in the Clearwater and Tampa Bay area benefit the Moffitt Cancer Center.
Business Insider – Sept. 25
This type of treatment is currently seeing success in adult AML clinical trials demonstrated by a clinical trial at the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.
Orlando Sentinel – Sept. 25
The event will feature vendors, demos, giveaways, prizes, and a special Q&A session with Dr. Eric Lau, Moffitt Cancer Center Researcher and a foundation grantee.
Business Facilities – Sept. 24
“Today’s modern manufacturing companies are developing technology that makes an impact worldwide, and MLMC Florida is no exception,” said Alan F. List, MD, chairman of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation and president and CEO of Moffitt Cancer Center.
OncLive – Sept. 24
In an interview during the 2018 OncLive® State of the Science Summit™ on Hematologic Malignancies, Sweet, an assistant member in the Department of Malignant Hematology of Moffitt Cancer Center, shed light on these data regarding treatment discontinuation and how they impact patients with CML.
Politico – Sept. 24
The spate of legal challenges delaying Florida’s regulation of medical cannabis have left a key research partnership at the Moffitt Cancer Center unfunded, leading the state to rely on data from a major marijuana grower in setting maximum dosage limits for patients. The Coalition for Medical Marijuana Research and Education has not yet received $1.77 million that was due from the state by July 1.
The Oracle – Sept. 23
Bryanna is a member of Bulls for Moffitt, a student organization dedicated to raising awareness and promoting involvement with Moffitt Cancer Center.
WTSP - Sept. 23
After a few weeks, Torres made the decision to leave Puerto Rico with Colon after his doctor recommended he start treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center.
Orlando Medical News – Sept. 23
Leena Kamat, MD, is a board-certified diagnostic radiologist, sub-specialized in breast imaging for Radiology Specialists of Florida at Florida Hospital. She earned her medical degree at the University of Florida, College of Medicine and following graduation completed her residency at the University of South Florida and a fellowship in breast imaging at the Moffitt Cancer Center.
WTSP – Sept. 22
Cohen had been treated at Moffitt Cancer Center for Myelodysplastic Syndrome and later developed leukemia.
Citrus County Chronicle – Sept. 21
But less talked about is that there is a 20 to 30 percent chance of the cancer returning, according to the Moffitt Cancer Institute. Other studies suggest the percent may be as high as 50 percent, according to the National Cancer Institute.
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