July 26, 2019

July 26, 2019

Free skin, head and neck screenings at Clearwater Beach Saturday

WTVT – July 25

Moffitt Cancer Center doctors Jane Messina and Caitlyn McMullen talk about the free event held annually at Pier 60 this Saturday.

 

Free skin cancer screenings tomorrow

Bay News 9 – July 26

Free skin cancer screenings will be offered on Clearwater Beach. Moffitt Cancer Center will be there for you tomorrow.

 

Rescue 22 Foundation: Service Dogs help Veterans with PTSD

Bay News 9 – July 25

Elder brings his K9, Zara, to his job at Moffitt Cancer Center every day.

 

American doctors don’t know how to treat LGBTQ+ cancer patients

Quartz – July 25

Researchers from the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute and New York University’s School of Medicine found that fewer than 40% of the 450 oncologists surveyed in cancer centers across the country said they were adequately equipped or informed to treat a cancer patient who identifies as LGBTQ+.

 

M2Gen® Donates $3M for Inaugural ORIEN NOVA Grants to Support Cancer Research Projects

Business Wire – July 25

 Moffitt Cancer Center and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute, to address some of cancer’s toughest questions.

 

Dr. Khushalani on Goals for the CA045-001 Trial in Melanoma

OncLive – July 25

Nikhil Khushalani, MD, vice chair, Department of Cutaneous Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses the plans for the CA045-001 trial, an international, multicenter study that is comparing bempegaldesleukin (NKTR-214) plus nivolumab (Opdivo) versus nivolumab monotherapy in patients with previously untreated, unresectable, or metastatic melanoma.

 

Robocalls

C-SPAN – July 24

The chief information security officer of the Moffitt Cancer Center recently testified in our committee scammers called their center demanding to speak to a physician about his medical license.

 

Mental health, weight management and substance abuse are top health concerns in Hillsborough

Tampa Bay Times – July 24

Those partners include AdventHealth, BayCare, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa General Hospital, Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, Shriner’s Hospital for Children-Tampa and Suncoast Community Health Centers.

 

Get to Know Your Orange Man: #17, QB Rex Culpepper

SB Nation – July 24

Better than football highlights, let’s watch this Moffitt Cancer Center documentary on Rex’s story of courage.

 

Moffitt Research of Selinexor for Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma Facilitates Recent FDA Approval

Newswise – July 24

Moffitt researchers led by Associate Center Director of Clinical Science Daniel Sullivan, M.D. have been investigating the nuclear export of proteins in cancer cells for more than 12 years, and working with Karyopharm to investigate SINE agents for the past seven years.

 

Significant Impact of PACIFIC Trial in Locally Advanced NSCLC Still Seen at 3-Year Follow-Up

Targeted Oncology – July 23

“One of the key take-home messages here is that over 50% of patients were still alive at 3 years,” added Gray, the direc­tor of clinical research in the Department of Thoracic Oncology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida.

 

SC Hospital Partners With Publix for Telehealth Kiosks, Prescriptions

Xtelligent Healthcare Media – July 23

Publix already has pharmacies inside the Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando’s Lake Nona Medical City, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Moffitt McKinley Campus in Tampa and Lakeland Regional Medical Center in Lakeland.

 

Tech company to open Alabama manufacturing plant

Birmingham Business Journal – July 23

Customers include Coca Cola, PepsiCo, Miller/Coors, InBev, Moffitt Cancer Center, Rio Tinto and the Jamaican Water Authority.

 

Walking Away from a Burning Car

Cure – July 23

By this point, I had been to Moffit Cancer Center, MD Anderson Cancer Center and Mass General, in addition to my home base oncologist at Orange Regional Medical Center. 

 

Is Integrative Medicine New Age?

Women of Grace – July 23

A prime example can be found in the tragic case of Stephanie Sofronsky, a Florida Atlantic University student who was diagnosed with Hodgkins lymphoma in 2011 by the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, the NIH/National Cancer Institute and the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville.

 

OncLive® Presents State of the Science Summit™ on Genitourinary Cancers

Business Wire – July 23

Presenters for the summit include the following experts: … Dr. Manish Kohli, vice chair, department of genitourinary oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center …

 

Free skin, head and neck screenings

WTVT – July 23

I you are headed to Clearwater Beach this weekend you can get your skin cancer check done for free when the Moffitt Cancer Center’s Mole Patrol hosts its annual skin, head and neck cancer screenings at Pier 60.

 

Moffitt offers free cancer screenings July 27 at Clearwater Beach’s Pier 60

Press Release Point – July 22

Moffitt Cancer Center will offer free skin, head, neck and oral cancer screenings at Pier 60 in Clearwater on Saturday, July 27.

 

Bay Area Company Moves Forward With Development of Cancer Vaccine

Bay News 9 - July 22

The Lawmans say Tampa is the perfect location for Morphogenesis because of its proximity to Moffitt Cancer Center, which is where some of the clinical trials are being conducted.  

 

Breakthrough or boondoggle? KU Hospital inks $40M deal for controversial proton beam

Kansas City Star - July 22

“In any moderate-sized city you could probably support a single proton room, as long as people realize it’s a very unique asset and people from other health care systems may need to send their patients there,” said Johnstone, who is now vice chair of the radiation oncology department at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

 

VIDEO: Initial results of ZUMA-3 trial 'highly encouraging' for relapsed, refractory leukemia

Medical Health News- July 21

Bijal D. Shah, MD, associate professor in the department of malignant hematology at Moffitt Cancer Center, spoke with HemOnc Today at ASCO Annual Meeting about the ZUMA-3 study.

 

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