November 8, 2019

November 08, 2019

Scott Hamilton Releasing a 'Beautiful' Children’s Book That Honors His Late Mom's Cancer Battle

People Magazine – Nov. 6

Proceeds from the book will benefit both CARES and the Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida.

 

Scott Hamilton and Brad Paisley create book for kids whose parents are battling cancer

The Tennessean – Nov. 6

Hamilton said he started on the book a few years ago after an executive at Florida-based research treatment nonprofit Moffitt Cancer Center — where the skater sits on the board — brought him the idea for the story.

 

A test of endurance: Windsor man conquers Everesting challenge to become first Maritimer to complete on foot

Shelburne County Coastguard – Nov. 7

Adriana Bailey is undergoing treatments at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute Foundation for Stage 4 lung cancer.

 

Family, friends to honor Heather Meyler's memory with a service and a run

News Record – Nov. 7

Eric says Benshoff will charge just the cost of the food, donating the remainder to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Fla., one of the handful of locations around the United States at which Heather received treated.

 

Strawberry Crest Twins Start Nonprofit & Become Leaders In Their Community

Osprey Observer – Nov. 7                           

They have both been selected for and completed the High School Internship Program in Integrated Mathematical Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

CHIME19 Fall CIO Forum: The Top 5 Trends Shaping Healthcare IT

 HealthTech – Nov. 6

“Quit worrying about the device — manage the data and access to that data,” John McFarland, senior director of business and technology management at Moffitt Cancer Center, said on Tuesday. “Once you do that, it’s a very different world.”

 

Waiting on a Miracle Young Mother Remains Hopeful Through Battle WIth Chondrosarcoma

Central Florida Health News – Nov. 6

Within two weeks, she had an appointment at Moffitt Cancer Center. There, she learned that this type of cancer usually only responds to surgical removal.

 

Williams Automotive Group

WFTS Morning Blend – Nov. 6

We are fortunate to have the Moffitt Cancer Center in our own backyard.

 

Tampa Bay is fortunate to have Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa Bay Times – Nov. 6

Today Tampa Bay is home to a nationally recognized institution, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, a world-class research institution and hospital. 

 

Why do women live longer than men?

Tribune News Service – Nov. 3

Keiran Smalley, a researcher at The Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, has found that the female sex hormone estrogen may have a protective effect against melanoma and points out that obese men have better survival rates and respond better to melanoma therapy than those with normal BMI.

 

Not just a new name. Tampa business group is broadening its focus, too.

Tampa Bay Times – Nov. 1

In that last category, economic development officials say the presence of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, along with major pharmaceutical companies like Amgen, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Johnson & Johnson, help position Tampa to build this concentration into a regional or national force.

 

Moffitt study discovers cellular mechanism controlling tumor cell recognition by immune cells

News Medical – Nov. 1

However, according to James Mulé, Ph.D., associate center director of Translational Science at Moffitt,

There remains a subset of melanoma patients treated with immune-based therapies who do not achieve clinical benefit. Understanding the mechanisms underlying both successful and failed immune responses may help improve immunotherapeutic approaches."

 

Tampa Bay startups see promotions, partnerships and expansions in October

Tampa Bay Business Journal – Nov. 1

 Moffitt Cancer Center partnered with ThreatWarrior, which specializes in AI-powered cyber defense. 

 

7 Factors That Can Actually Impact Your Breast Size

Self – Nov. 1

“Women often are born with their breast size, but it can change in their lifetime,” Nazanin Khakpour, M.D., F.A.C.S., a surgical oncologist specializing in breast cancer at Moffitt Cancer Center, tells SELF. 

 

First Patient Tries Out New Mesothelioma Treatment

South Florida Reporter – Nov. 1

The first patient is beginning treatment of NovoTTF-100L, a device recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that was developed by Dr. Jacques Fontaine, a thoracic surgeon at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

 

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