March 22, 2019

March 22, 2019

Dr. Mehta on Immunotherapy in Gastric/GEJ Cancer

Onclive – March 21

Rutika Mehta, MD, MPH, gastrointestinal medical oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses the use of immunotherapy in patients with gastric or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma.

 

Leveraging Limited Data in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

OncLive – March 21

In an interview during the 2019 OncLive® State of the Science Summit™ on Gastrointestinal Malignancies, Laber, hematologist/oncologist and senior member of Moffitt Cancer Center, provided a brief history of the trials that led to current frontline and second-line standards for patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer and shared his hope for the future of the treatment paradigm.

 

ISAL 2019 | Therapeutic advances for patients with acute myeloid leukemia

AML Global Portal – March 21

Professor Jeffrey Lancet, a member of our North-American Steering Committee, from the Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, US, discussed the latest innovations in conventional chemotherapy for patients with AML.

 

Dr. Mehta on Immunotherapy in Gastric/GEJ Cancer

OncLive – March 21

Rutika Mehta, MD, MPH, gastrointestinal medical oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses the use of immunotherapy in patients with gastric or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma.

 

Immunotherapy Combos May Mark Future of Gastric Cancer Care

OncLive – March 20

“The near future will bring more immunotherapy-based combinations to the forefront,” said Mehta, a gastrointestinal medical oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

Tampa Bay Titans To Begin Season At Pasco-Hernando State College

Patch – March 20

Proceeds from the ticket sales will benefit the Moffitt Cancer Center and PHSC Athletics.

 

Progress Made in Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

OncLive – March 19

In an interview during the OncLive® State of the Science Summit™ on Gastrointestinal Malignancies, Kim, a medical oncologist in the Gastrointestinal Oncology Program at Moffitt Cancer Center, highlighted recent advances in the neoadjuvant and adjuvant settings for patients with localized pancreatic cancer.

 

Experts Remain Hopeful About Immunotherapy in HCC

OncLive – March 19

In an interview during the 2019 OncLive® State of the Science Summit™ on Gastrointestinal Malignancies, Kim, an assistant professor of oncology at University of South Florida College of Medicine and a medical oncologist in the Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center, discussed the therapeutic landscape of advanced HCC in light of recent findings and highlighted anticipated research in the field.

 

Knowledge Gaps Revealed

Oncology Times – March issue

Researchers from the Moffitt Cancer Center and NYU School of Medicine surveyed 450 oncologists from 45 NCI-designated cancer centers nationwide to gain a better understanding of the providers' knowledge of, attitudes toward, and willingness to be educated about LGBTQ cancer patients.

 

Men’s Health Forum

Bay News 9 – March 16

It’s become an annual checkup for Dwain Watts, who has come to the Men’s Health Forum for several years in a row. Moffitt has held the event for 19 straight years.

 

Men’s Health Forum

Good Day, Tampa Bay on Fox 13, 9 a.m.  – March 16

Last year more than 300 men took part in the annual Men’s Health Forum, and this year, that amount, if not more, are expected to participate.

 

Men’s Health Forum

Good Day, Tampa Bay on Fox 13, 8 a.m. – March 16

You may wonder why standing outside of this giant colon. It serves as a very important symbol of how seriously men's health needs to be taken. Today, for the 19th year in a row, Moffitt Cancer Center is here at USF offering free health screenings to men across the Tampa Bay area.

 

Men’s Health Forum

Good Day, Tampa Bay on Fox 13, 7 a.m. – March 16

Last year over 300 men took part in this annual Men’s Health Forum receiving health services such as blood pressure screenings, skin cancer tests and much more. Those at the Moffitt Cancer center say it is the perfect opportunity for men throughout the Tampa Bay area to educate themselves of their health, risk factors for cancer and to be able to have that one on one conversation with health care professionals that they might not otherwise have.

 

Moffitt Cancer Center offers free health screenings during annual Men's Health Forum

Fox 13 – March 16

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but staying away too long could cause some serious problems. For the 19th year in a row, the Moffitt Cancer Center hosted their annual Men's Health Forum in an effort to encourage men to keep their health a top priority. 

 

How Does Cancer Actually Kill Someone?

Self – March 15

If cancer impacts the brain, it can lead to loss of consciousness, seizures, and the brain’s general inability to perform the way it needs to, Bryan McIver, M.D., deputy physician-in-chief at Moffitt Cancer Center, tells SELF. Brain bleeding or injury that harms the function of another critical body part, like the lungs, can also kill someone, the NCI says.

 

West Discusses Treatment Strategies for Squamous and Nonsquamous NSCLC in 2 Case Scenarios

Targeted Oncology – March 15

These results were presented by Scott J. Antonia, MD, PhD, [of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida], and subsequently published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

 

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