June 14, 2019

June 14, 2019

Ross Spano: Appropriations Bill Will Help Central Florida Veterans, Military Families

Florida Daily – June 13

“I also worked closely with Moffitt Cancer Center to make sure our veterans have access to the highest quality cancer care and cutting-edge clinical trials,” Spano added. 

 

Dodge Momentum Index Declines in May          

Retrofit Magazine – June 13

The leading institutional projects were the $250 million second phase of the Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Sacramento, Calif., and the $150 million Moffitt Cancer Center Hospital in Tampa, Fla.

 

Ramucirumab/TAS-102 Combo Aims to Overcome Toxicities in Gastric/GEJ Cancer

OncLive – June 12

While ramucirumab is currently FDA approved in combination with paclitaxel in the second-line setting, many patients are unable to tolerate the regimen as paclitaxel is also neurotoxic, said Mehta, a gastrointestinal medical oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

No Needle Prick: Laser-Based Test Hunts Stray Melanoma Cells in Blood

HealthDay – June 12

"This is a fascinating study," said Dr. Zeynep Eroglu, a skin cancer specialist at Moffitt Cancer Center, in Tampa, Fla.

               

Clinical Challenges: CDK4/6 Inhibitors in Breast Cancer

MedPage Today – June 12

For example, researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, analyzed the response to abemaciclib-based therapy in patients with HR+/HER2- metastatic breast cancer who had prior exposure to palbociclib.

 

More than just a Softball Game

The USF Oracle- June 11

This year, Castor is playing on behalf of Theresa Jean-Pierre Coy, otherwise known as Tenacious Theresa, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2017 at age 37. Jean-Pierre Coy was most recently the president of the George Edgecomb Bar Association and together with the George Edgecomb Society, they raised $120,000 for cancer research at Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

Will ‘Dance Moms’ Star Abby Lee Miller Always Need a Wheelchair? A Doctor Explains

Prevention- June 11

Burkitt lymphoma is “very aggressive” form of lymphoma, says Julio Chavez, MD, assistant member of Moffitt Cancer Center’s Malignant Hematology Department. 

 

From Mosaic to Morphogenesis, companies share why they selected Tampa Bay for their HQ

Tampa Bay Business Journal - June 11

Lawman said they have treated over 130 pet animals with naturally occurring cancers and have started the first Phase 1 trial on humans at Moffitt Cancer Center. By end of this year, Morphogenesis is hoping to open its Phase 2 study.

 

More being proactive with health

The Villages Daily Sun - June 10

Many don’t feel as comfortable talking about colorectal cancer prevention as they do other forms, said Dr. Bryan McIver, deputy physician-in-chief at Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

Geron to Webcast KOL Event on June 25, 2019

Yahoo Finance - June 10

Rami Komrokji, M.D., Clinical Director, Malignant Hematology Department Lead Clinical Investigator, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida, will review analyses presented at EHA of the overall survival (OS) data from relapsed/refractory myelofibrosis (MF) patients treated with 9.4 mg/kg of imetelstat in the IMbark Phase 2 clinical trial, compared to real-world data (RWD) from closely-matched MF patients who had discontinued treatment from a JAK inhibitor (JAKi) and were subsequently treated with best available therapy.

 

Why Lymphoma Patients Become Resistant to Specific Therapy

Oncology Times - June 5

Researchers from Moffitt Cancer Center and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have discovered a mechanism of drug resistance to venetoclax, also known as ABT-199, a BCL-2 targeting drug commonly used to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia and acute myeloid leukemia.

 

Is There Finally More Help in the Fight Against Robocalls?

Edge Media Network/Associated Press - June 7

A hospital in Florida, the Moffitt Cancer Center, received 6,600 calls over 90 days faked to look as though they were coming from inside the hospital, diverting 65 hours of staff time from patient care.

 

How the Pack Mentality Kept Me Alive Through Chemo

Bicycling Training News - June 10

On that first day, doctors at Moffitt Cancer Center started running genetic tests to determine the type of leukemia and the course of action. 

 

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