October 25, 2019

October 25, 2019

Shortage of critical cancer drug forcing some children to go without

Good Morning America/ABC News – Oct. 22

Dr. Damon Reed, adolescent oncologist at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, said that vincristine is used in "greater than 50% of cancers in pediatrics" and "fewer than 3% of adult cancers."


Support our 10News Miles for Moffit team to benefit cancer research

WTSP – Oct. 24

It's our tenth year as a sponsor, and we couldn't be more honored to support the event. All proceeds go directly to support lifesaving cancer research at Moffitt Cancer Center.


Green Beret with cancer wants gov’t held accountable, seeks support from veterans groups

WFLA – Oct. 24

Between treatments at Moffitt Cancer Center, Green Beret Sgt. 1st Class Rich Stayskal wages another campaign. He trudged to Washington, D.C. again, seeking support to change a law that prevents him and other active-duty personnel from suing military doctors for malpractice.


Miles for Moffitt

WTSP – Oct. 24

Mother/daughter race team Joyce and Sydney Kelly, along with Kaitlynne Church from the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation, visited GDL to share their stories.


Auto dealership helps fuel cancer research at Moffitt Cancer Center

WTSP – Oct. 24

For 10 years, car sales at the Williams Automotive Group have helped fuel cancer research at the Moffitt Cancer Center.


HPV Vaccine May Provide Men With “Herd Immunity” Against Oral HPV Infections

Cancer Health – Oct. 24

“We are hoping that if we show efficacy of the vaccine, that vaccinating both males and females will ultimately reverse” the rising incidence of HPV-related oropharyngeal cancers, said one of the trial’s lead investigators, Anna Giuliano, PhD, of Moffitt Cancer Center.


Williams Automotive Donates to Moffitt Cancer Center

WTVT – Oct. 24

They presented Moffitt Cancer Center with a check.


Cindy Redmond To Achieve 100 Gallon Donor Milestone

Tampa Bay Newswire – Oct. 23

Don received his transplant at Moffitt Cancer Center, along with follow up transfusions of more blood and platelet donations while he recovered.


USF student celebrates last chemotherapy at Moffitt Cancer Center

WFTS – Oct. 23

Akshay Naik proudly rang the bell at Moffitt Cancer Center, signaling an end to his chemotherapy treatment.


Cynthia Holmes believes Moffitt saved her life

Lake Okeechobee News – Oct. 23

If it weren’t for Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Cynthia Holmes believes she would not be here today.


Researchers Identify Factors Tied to Successful Posttransplant Immune Suppression Discontinuation

Oncology Learning Network – Oct. 23

“Immune suppression discontinuation is routinely attempted after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) and under current practices may lead to graft-vs-host disease (GVHD)–associated morbidity and death,” explained Joseph Pidala, MD, PhD, Department of Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Immunotherapy, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida, and colleagues.


A guide to Tampa Bay sports this weekend

Tampa Bay Times – Oct. 23

Pull together a team of five or more for a day of field events that include tug-of-war, an obstacle course and a three-legged race. The event benefits cancer research at Moffitt Cancer Center.


Lasting Looks of Sarasota Opens Lasting Looks Academy

Sarasota Magazine – Oct. 23

McAndrews has worked closely with the American Cancer Society, Florida Cancer Specialists and Moffitt Cancer Center along with many reconstructive doctors and oncologists.


John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John pick Florida for ‘Grease’ sing-along reunion

Orlando Sentinel – Oct. 23

Travolta and his wife, Kelly Preston, have a home in Jumbolair, a gated community for airplane enthusiasts north of Ocala. Newton-John, who is battling cancer for the third time, serves on the board of advisers for Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center.


John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John head to Tampa for Grease sing-along

Tampa Bay Times – Oct. 22

Newton-John, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992, is on the board of advisers for the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and has said Lee Moffitt has been a mentor to her for her own cancer center in her hometown of Melbourne, Australia.


Pink Out Picnic Lunch to honor cancer survivors, fighters

Captiva Island Reporter – Oct. 22

For example, some funding went to help a patient with breast cancer pay for the drugs she needed before surgery and some funds helped cover one patient's transportation to the Moffitt Center.


Breast Cancer Campaign Pays Tribute To 1995 Hooters Calendar Girl

Patch – Oct. 22

Last month, Droste and other representatives of the Hooters Management Corp. presented a $45,955 check to the Moffitt Cancer Center — $35,955 of which was raised through the 2018 Give A Hoot calendar sales and fundraisers with an additional $10,000 donated by the management group.


Breast Cancer Awareness: Why Mammograms are Life-Saving

Spectrum News- Oct. 21

“Patients and their doctors disagree over the relative benefits and risks for screening mammograms,” Dr. Bethany Niell said. Niell is Moffitt Cancer Center’s Breast Imaging Section Chief, and she knows all there is to know about mammograms and their benefits.   


Laboratory for Advanced Medicine Appoints to its Board of Directors Dr. Alan List, President and CEO, Moffitt Cancer Center

PR Newswire Online- Oct. 23

Laboratory for Advanced Medicine, an AI-driven healthcare company focused on commercializing early cancer detection tests from a simple blood draw, today announced the appointment of Alan List, M.D., an internationally recognized and respected oncologist, President and Chief Executive Officer at Moffitt Cancer Center, to the company's Board of Directors.  


The Potential for Phasing Out HPV and Related Cancers

Oncology Times – Oct. 21

Coming to this point in prevention standards has not happened overnight. According to Anna R. Giuliano, PhD, the founding director of the Center for Immunization and Infection Research in Cancer at the Moffitt Cancer Center, the earliest trials of the HPV vaccine were proof of principle testing whether the delivery of a monovalent HPV-16 vaccine can prevent HPV-16 infection in young women.


'Grease' sing-along show with John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John coming to Tampa

WTSP – Oct. 21

Newton-John is also on the Moffitt Cancer Center's board of advisors. 


Pancoast Syndrome Treatment Market Latest Trends and Future Growth Study

Decatimes – Oct. 22

According to the Moffitt Cancer Center, carcinogens can be responsible for causing unique biological responses within the body such as changes in the production process of cells in the lungs, which is responsible for causing Pancoast tumor. 


Davenport Pumpkin House returns, scaring cancer away

WKMG – Oct. 19

The Davenport 'Pumpkin House' returns for another year to raise money for cancer awareness and Moffitt Cancer Center. 


Undergoing a Mammogram Exam

Bay News 9 – Oct. 19

What I want women to hear is to get a screening mammogram, even if you do not have a family history of breast cancer,” said Dr. Bethany Neill, breast imaging section chief at Moffitt Cancer Center.


EC-Council Announces CISO Award Winners at Black Tie Gala

PR Newswire – Oct. 21

The finalists for the awards were Dave Summitt, CISO of Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute; Lauren Dana Rosenblatt, Executive Director, Deputy Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), The Estée Lauder Companies; and Abdulla Bader Al Sayari, Chief Information Security Officer, Department of Health Abu Dhabi.


Forefront Books Signs Olympic Gold Medalist and Bestselling Author Scott Hamilton

PR Newswire – Oct. 18

Moffitt Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, has partnered with the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation to publish this book and get it into the hands of parents and families facing what Scott experienced as a teenager with his own mother.


Barker, Fingert, Hayes-Jordan and Vadaparampil named to NCAB

The Cancer Letter – Oct. 18

Susan T. Vadaparampil, associate center director of Community Outreach, Engagement, & Equity at Moffitt Cancer Center. She joined the Moffitt faculty after completing postdoctoral training at the NCI. Her work is focused on health disparities.


Immunomic Therapeutics to Present at the International Symposium on Merkel Cell Carcinoma 2019

Business Wire - Oct. 18

Location: Moffitt Cancer Center, Stabile Research Building, 12902 USF Magnolia Drive
Tampa, Florida




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