March 8, 2019

March 08, 2019

Moffitt doctor discusses pancreatic cancer after Alex Trebek diagnosis

WTSP-March 7

Dr. Dae Won Kim at Moffitt Cancer Center told us stage IV means that the cancer has spread to another organ like the liver or a lung.


Ixazomib targets treatment failure in chronic GVHD

MDedge|Hematology & Oncology-  March 6

Joseph Pidala, MD, PhD, of Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., presented this finding at the Transplantation & Cellular Therapy Meetings.


Protecting our Health

WFLA – March 4

Kathy Castor visited Moffitt Cancer Center this morning to advocate for the HPV vaccine. Today is HPV Awareness Day.


Feverish toddler diagnosed with ovarian cancer after doctors tell mom 'it's gas'

New York Daily News Online- March 5

“Among all ages combined, ovarian germ cell tumors make up about one in four ovarian tumors in all ages, with about one in five of those tumors being cancerous, and only one in five of those being yolk-sac tumors,” Dr. Robert Wenham, chair of Moffitt Cancer Center’s Gynecological Oncology Program, told Good Morning America.


Transplant procedure shows promise for long-term HIV remission

WTSP- March 5

Moffitt Cancer Center Oncologist Doctor Aleksandr Lazaryan specializes in lymphoma treatment. He says this transplant is not something that would be used for those who don't have cancer.


Doctors now recommending HPV vaccines for older adults

WTSP – March 4

"A few new studies have been completed that include men and women and have shown benefits in that older age group," Dr. Susan Vadaparampil with the Moffitt Cancer Center Health Outcomes and Behavior said. "But I want to reiterate that 11-to-12-year-olds are really the target age group."


HPV Awareness Day

10 News Early Morning, WTSP – March 4

It’s HPV Awareness Day and US Rep. Kathy Castor is joining Moffitt Cancer Center researchers to talk about the global fight to eliminate cervical cancer.


Music and medicine: Meet double bassist Lloyd Goldstein

St. Pete Catalyst – March 4

Becoming a great musician wasn’t enough for double bassist Lloyd Goldstein. He’d reached that zenith early in his 21-year tenure with the Florida Orchestra, but he was left wanting something else, something more … tangible. He found it when he began working with Moffitt Cancer Center’s Arts in Medicine program, as a Certified Music Practitioner. Also posted to


Most Oncologists Don’t Really Know How to Treat Trans Patients

NewNowNext – March 4

The report, published in January 2019 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by researchers at NYU’s School of Medicine and Moffitt Cancer Center, surveyed some 450 oncologists around the country. 


What it’s like to be diagnosed with cervical cancer in your 20s

Yahoo Lifestyle – March 4

After Yang was diagnosed, she was referred to Moffitt Cancer Center, where she was given further testing to try to figure out what stage her cancer was in. 

Free Cancer Screenings

WZVN – March 1

Nikki Inda talks about the Moffitt Cancer Center Sun Safety Tour, a partnership between Moffitt and the Tampa Bay Rays.


Science in the US is built on immigrants. Will they keep coming?

Chemical & Engineering News – March 4

Of approximately 80,000 postdocs in the US, two-thirds are international scholars, says Tracy Costello, chair of the board of directors at the National Postdoctoral Association and director of postdoctoral affairs at the Moffitt Cancer Center.


Health Survey Offers Tampa Bay Residents Chance To Voice Needs

WUSF – March 3

The DOH offices in Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough and Polk counties are partnering with BayCare, Advent Health, Moffitt Cancer Center and Tampa General Hospital to conduct the survey.


Making the Case for Earlier CAR T-Cell Therapy in Lymphoma

OncLive – March 1

The PFS curves are starting to look very similar,” said Locke, who leads the Immune Cell Therapy (ICE-T) initiative, as well as clinical research in CAR T-cell therapy at Moffitt Cancer Center. The respective objective response rates (ORRs) from the multicenter real-world study were 79% by day 30 and 82% overall.




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