March 15, 2019

March 15, 2019

Despite Progress, Somatostatin Analogs Remain Frontline Standard in NETs

OncLive – March 13

In an interview during the 2019 OncLive® State of the Science Summit™ on Gastrointestinal Malignancies, Strosberg, an associate professor of medicine at Moffitt Cancer Center, shed light on the latest developments made in the complex treatment paradigm of GEP-NETs.

 

Second-opinion reviews of breast MRI studies provide value

Medical Health News – March 13

“Breast imaging is subject to interobserver variability, and studies show breast imaging specialists detect more cancers than general radiologists,” wrote author R. Jared Weinfurtner, MD, Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, and colleagues.

 

Dr. Laber on the PRODIGE 35-PANOPTIMOX Trial in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

OncLive – March 12

Damian Laber, MD, hematologist/oncologist, senior member, Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses the PRODIGE 35-PANOPTIMOX trial in metastatic pancreatic cancer.

 

Second-opinion reviews of breast MRI studies provide value

Radiology Business  - March 12

“Breast imaging is subject to interobserver variability, and studies show breast imaging specialists detect more cancers than general radiologists,” wrote author R. Jared Weinfurtner, MD, Moffit Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, and colleagues.

 

'Alex Trebek, go kick cancer's butt!': Mother-of-two who beat stage 4 pancreatic cancer pens open letter to Jeopardy! host after he revealed devastating diagnosis

Daily Mail – March 11

'People with this gene have a really good response to chemotherapy,' said Dr Dae Won Kim, an oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center, told DailyMail.com.

 

Moffitt Cancer Center hosting Men’s Health Forum on March 16

Florida Courier – March 11

The free event is from 8 a.m. to noon March 16 and marks the 19th year for the forum and the second time it will coincide with Moffitt’s Colorectal Awareness Event, which is open to men and women.

 

Unique Immunotherapy Combinations Provide an Optimistic Outlook in Early Urothelial Carcinoma Trials

Targeted Oncology – March 11

The finding that PD-1/L1 inhibitors produced durable responses in a significant minority of patients was a major breakthrough,” said Roger Li, MD, a genitourinary oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

 

Sigma Announces 2019 Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame Inductees

PR Web – March 11

Cecile A. Lengacher, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAPOS 
Professor and Lyall and Beatrice Thompson Nursing Professorship in Oncology 
USF College of Nursing, Moffitt Cancer Center 
Tampa, Florida 

 

Brothers, what’s your motivation?
Florida Courier – March 10

He found the cancer when a spot appeared on a routine X-ray. My brother Glenn moved quickly to get Dad examined at Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center, where he was prescribed chemotherapy (he hated it because ironically it killed his taste buds).

 

Hooper: A lot of thoughts can rise from a floating bar at the Grand Prix

Tampa Bay Times – March 9

Yes, the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg has a floating bar. You take a left at the Italian sausage stand, wind your way past the barbecue truck and the Moffitt Cancer RV and then cross the bridge that says Vantage Lofts.

 

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