September 6, 2019

September 06, 2019

Study: Women with post-traumatic stress at higher risk for ovarian cancer

Tampa Bay Times – Sept. 5

Women who have experienced multiple symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder have double the risk of developing ovarian cancer, according to a new study authored in part by a researcher from Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

PTSD a Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer?

HealthDay News – Sept. 5

"Ovarian cancer has relatively few known risk factors -- PTSD and other forms of distress, like depression, may represent a novel direction in ovarian cancer prevention research," said study co-author Shelley Tworoger, associate center director of population science at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

 

PTSD linked to increased risk of ovarian cancer

The Harvard Gazette – Sept. 5

Women who experienced six or more symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some point in life had a twofold greater risk of developing ovarian cancer compared with women who never had any PTSD symptoms, according to a new study from researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

Ovarian cancer: Does post-traumatic stress disorder increase your risk? Symptoms, causes and prevention

Times Now News – Sept. 6

The study from researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Moffitt Cancer Center warned that women who experienced six or more symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder at some point in life had a twofold greater risk of developing the high-grade serous histotype of ovarian cancer than those who never had any PTSD symptoms. 

 

Does PTSD Increase the Risk of Developing Ovarian Cancer?

The ASCO Post

“Ovarian cancer has relatively few known risk factors—PTSD and other forms of distress, like depression, may represent a novel direction in ovarian cancer prevention research,” said study coauthor Shelley Tworoger, PhD, Associate Center Director of Population Science at Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

PTSD May Double the Risk of Ovarian Cancer, Finds Study

Centre Daily Times – Sept. 6

Researchers from Moffitt Cancer Center and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health think that prolonged stress may hasten ovarian tumor growth, resulting in more invasive and larger tumors.

 

Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm

The Balancing Act, Lifetime TV – Sept. 4

The Balancing Act visited the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida to learn about BPDCN from oncologist Dr. Kendra Sweet. She shares the prevalence, who it can affect, and how it can present, as well as treatment options for patients.

 

Back to the polls: Port Richey residents to vote again on city council members

Tampa Bay Times – Sept. 5

Kinsella, 67, is a former St. Petersburg police officer who moved to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, where he retired as a sergeant after 20 years with the agency. Currently, he is manager of the Safety and Security Department at Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

Under Construction

The Laker/Lutz News – Sept. 4

Construction has begun on a new outpatient clinic by Moffitt Cancer Center in partnership with AdventHealth.

 

Dr. Kohli on Sequencing Concerns in Metastatic Hormone-Sensitive Prostate Cancer

OncLive – Sept. 3

Manish Kohli, MD, vice chair, Department of Genitourinary Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses sequencing concerns in metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer (mHSPC).

 

Urine test that changes colour if it detects cancer could help diagnose the killer disease in the future, scientists say

Daily Mail – Sept. 3

Dr Marilin Rosa, a pathologist at Moffitt Cancer Center who was not involved in the study, told DailyMail.com the current methods for telling the difference between the two are imperfect.

 

New Hope for Relapsed Pleural Mesothelioma

Surviving Mesothelioma – Sept. 2

The new study comes from the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. It focused on patients with non-small cell lung cancer. Non-small cell lung cancer is similar to pleural mesothelioma in many ways. 

 

Helix BioPharma Corp. and Moffitt Cancer Centre to Present at World Molecular Imaging Congress

Globe Newswire – Sept. 3

“I would like to thank and congratulate Dr. Robert (Bob) Gillies and the Moffitt team,” said Dr. Heman Chao, Helix’s Chief Executive Officer. 

 

Fertility after cancer

US News and World Report – Aug. 30

"You have a couple weeks of testing, like heart and chest scans, and I did fertility preservation simultaneously with that," says Moodie, who got care at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. 

 

Rutgers Researchers to Collaborate on National Cancer Projects

New Brunswick Patch – Aug. 30

This is a translational project led by Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and the Iowa Cancer Center in collaboration with the Huntsman Cancer Center, the City of Hope, the Moffitt Cancer Center, the University of Virginia Cancer Center, the James Ohio State Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Rutgers Cancer Institute in a new consortium known as LION (Lymphoma Innovations ORIEN Network).

 

New Hope for Relapsed Pleural Mesothelioma?

Surviving Mesothelioma – Sept. 2

The new study comes from the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. It focused on patients with non-small cell lung cancer. 

 

Husband-Wife Duo Have Developed ‘Gene and Cell Therapy’ Cancer Vaccine Now Being Tested on Patients

Good news Network – Sept. 1

In November 2018, Morphogenesis partnered with the Moffitt Cancer Center in order to conduct clinical trials on six human patients suffering from stage three and stage four melanoma; although the Lawmans are confident that the vaccine could work on any form of cancerous tumor.

 

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