WTSP – Dec. 4
10News talked with a doctor at Moffitt Cancer Center about the study.
“There are a lot of chemicals in hair dyes and hair straighteners. In fact, some have more than 5,000 chemicals in them. it turns out some of those chemicals can act like estrogen, sex hormones in women, that we know can increase risk of breast cancer,” says Dr. Shelley Tworoger.
Prevention – Dec. 4
Experts believe some of the chemicals found in hair dyes and chemical straighteners can damage your DNA, says Kathleen Egan, Sc.D., an epidemiologist at Moffitt Cancer Center. “For breast cancer, the concern relates to the possibility that these chemicals can behave like estrogens in the body, and lifetime estrogen exposure is known to be the main contributor to breast cancer in women,” she explains.
WTSP – Dec. 4
She routinely gets referrals from Moffitt Cancer Center and has seen her tattooing chair turn into a quasi-therapy couch.
EurekAlert – Dec. 4
Moffitt Cancer Center, a leader in the clinical care and research of blood malignancies, will present its top clinical research at the 61st American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, Dec. 7-10 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
House Committee on Energy and Commerce – Dec. 4
At a hearing earlier this year, we learned that the Moffitt Cancer Center received 6,600 scam calls in just one month, specifically designed to appear as calls coming from within the hospital. That’s dangerous for patient safety and confidentiality.
Oncology Times – November 2019 issue
The research, a collaboration between the Moffitt Cancer Center, NCI, Duke University, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, took a closer look at this difference while factoring in whether or not cancer treatment impacted outcomes among this patient population.
Florida Business Observer – Nov. 29
Florida Avenue Brewing joins several other Pasco projects at various development stages, including a proposed $4 million gummy vitamin facility from a startup, Fleda Pharmaceuticals Corp., in Odessa; a regional corporate headquarters in the One Pasco Center business park for Knoxville, Tenn.-based heavy civil infrastructure contractor Phillips & Jordan, a $15 million project; and a proposed 800-acre mixed-used and corporate business park from H. Lee Moffitt Cancer.
FinFeed – Nov. 28
The study is led by world-renowned leukemia expert Professor Jeffrey Lancet at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida, and also includes Kansas University Medical Center and Yale Cancer Center.
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