NBC News – Aug. 1
The Moffitt Cancer Center said in three months it received 6,600 illegal robocalls.
United Press International – Aug. 1
"Previous studies have shown that HIV-infected cancer patients are more likely to die from their cancer than HIV-uninfected cancer patients. However, those studies have not been able to take into account detailed information on the treatments patients may have received, including the exact type or timing of treatment," Anna E. Coghill, a researcher at the Moffitt Cancer Center and study author, said in a news release.
Healio – Aug. 1
“Recent findings from the National Cancer Database have indicated that elevated mortality rates in [patients with HIV and cancer] also remain after adjustment for receipt of health insurance and the type of facility administering cancer care. Together, these results suggest that HIV infection itself, likely because of associated immunosuppression, may contribute to elevated mortality in patients with cancer,” Anna E. Coghill, PhD, MPH, assistant member of the cancer epidemiology program at Moffitt Cancer Center, and colleagues wrote.
News Medical – Aug. 2
A Moffitt Cancer Center researcher, in collaboration with investigators at the National Cancer Institute, Duke University, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, took a closer look at the disparity, factoring in whether or not cancer treatment had an impact on outcomes among this patient population. Their findings were published today in JAMA Oncology.
NBC News – July 31
By Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J., chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., Republican leader of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Dave Summitt, chief information security officer of Moffitt Cancer Center
Yahoo – Aug. 1
Radon gas is found in soil and it’s produced during the radioactive decay of elements found in the soil, specifically thorium and uranium, Matthew Schabath, PhD, a cancer epidemiologist at Moffitt Cancer Center, tells Yahoo Lifestyle.
Yahoo – July 31
“It is a painless and non-invasive procedure that takes less than 20 seconds,” Matthew Schabath, PhD, a cancer epidemiologist at Moffitt Cancer Center, tells tells Yahoo Lifestyle. “In most cases, you will not need to change out of your clothes.”
OncLive - July 31
One of the things that came out of that study was that they could profile patients into a Moffitt Cancer Center classification of either classical or basal.
Life Science Leader – Aug. 1
Hopper built the company around PTX-200 and PTX-100, two compounds developed in the lab of Professor Said Sebti, Ph.D., at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, FL. Sebti is now Prescient’s CSO.
Miami Herald – July 31
South Florida patients in need of certain chemotherapy and surgery no longer have to travel hundreds of miles to Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center — which NCI designated a comprehensive cancer center in 2001 — to get cutting-edge treatment.
US News and World Report – July 30
No. 8: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
WTVT – July 30
And Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center is one of the top 10 cancer hospitals in the country.
Bay News 9 – July 30
Moffitt Cancer is not alone anymore as Florida’s sole designated National Cancer Institute.
Sunshine State News – July 30
Wasserman Schultz’s proposal is supported by the American College of Radiology, Breast Friends, Bright Pink, FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered, Living Beyond Breast Cancer, the Moffitt Cancer Center, the National Black Nurses Association, the National Consortium of Breast Centers, the National Hispanic Medical Association, Oncology Nursing Society, Prevent Cancer Foundation, Sharsheret, Susan G. Komen and Tigerlily Foundation. Also posted to News Talk Florida
Newswise – July 30
Author Michael A. Vogelbaum of Moffitt Cancer Center of Tampa, Florida, will be recognized on the main stage during the meeting’s General Scientific Session
Florida Sportsman – July 28
This tournament has been created to raise money for the Moffitt Cancer Center, which was the facility that helped Rod during his battle with cancer with no cost to him or his family.
Medscape – July 30
The rest of the top 10 are Cleveland Clinic; UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston (tied for 8th); and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois.
Bay News 9 – July 30
The state Florida is currently in a race to get itself 3 top tier cancer treatment centers we have to. The one behind is here that we all know and love in Tampa, Moffitt Cancer Center we now have a second one with the new designation for the Sylvester Comprehensive cancer center at the university of Miami.
WFOR – July 29
It is now the only NCI-designated center in South Florida. It is the second in the state along with Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, and the 71st in the entire country.
Miami Herald – July 29
Brian Springer, the Moffitt associate center director of research administration, told the Miami Herald he congratulates his colleagues at Sylvester for the achievement. Moffitt, Sylvester and the UF Health Cancer Center collaborate to research pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest forms of the disease.
Cancer Letter – July 29
Moffitt had gotten a huge investment from the state in the past, and that enabled them to become NCI-designated. And upon designation, they could recruit more researchers, attract more patients, and get more philanthropy, and get all the positives from that. And for the longest time, Florida has only had one.
WPLG – July 29
Sylvester joins the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa as the two only NCI- designated centers right here in the Sunshine State.
Reuters – July 29
“There have been some promising signals, but we still do not have a clear pathway for Medicare payment,” Jack Kolosky, chief operating officer at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, told Reuters.
Bay News 9 – July 29
As part of her ride -- Long is raising money for Moffitt Cancer Center
WTVT – July 27, 9:30 a.m.
An interview with Dr. Christopher Nickel, ENT with Moffitt Cancer Center.
WTVT – July 27 – 9:15 a.m.
Today Moffitt Cancer Center is screening people for free before they hit the sand. Dr. Jo is live at pier 60 where this event is taking place.
WTVT – July 27, 8:30 a.m.
An interview with Dr. Vernon Sondak of Moffitt Cancer Center’s Cutaneous Oncology Program.
eCancer – July 26
Dr José Sandoval speaks to ecancer at the 2019 ASCO Direct Highlights Symposium in Miami about the latest and potentially practice-changing trials in smoldering and relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (R/R MM).
MDLinx – July 26
In an exclusive interview with MDLinx, double board-certified Carmelo J. Blanquicett, MD, MA, PhD, assistant professor, graduate of Emory University School of Medicine’s General Medicine and Geriatrics Program, Atlanta, GA, and current junior fellow in hematology and oncology, focusing on geriatric oncology, at the Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, provided his thoughts.
Please note we cannot guarantee the accuracy or availability of links. The stories belong to the respective publishers, and links may expire. Some news sites require you to register and select a password in order to retrieve articles, but most usually do not charge a fee to retrieve these news stories.