March 20, 2020

March 20, 2020

Local Outfit Employs Virtual Reality for Therapeutic Ends

SRQ Magazine – March 20

After creating VR content for Selby Garden’s Andy Warhol exhibition and a heartfelt VR video for Moffitt Cancer Center aimed at alleviating the stress of an initial diagnosis, they landed a contract with Easterseals of Southwest Florida. 

 

Radium-223 Effects On Bone Marrow May Be More Serious Than Previously Reported

Renal and Urology News – March 19

William P. Skelton, MD, of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, and colleagues studied 22 patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who received radium-223 at the University of Florida Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville. 

 

Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin for CD33+ AML and APL

OncLive – March 18

Panelists: Harry Erba, MD, PhD, Duke Cancer Institute; Naval Daver, MD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; Rami Komrokji, MD, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center; Mark Levis, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center; Dan Pollyea, MD, MS, University of Colorado Cancer Center

                                            

Hospitalist movers and shakers – March 2020

The Hospitalist – March 18

Edmondo Robinson, MD, has been named senior vice president and chief digital innovation officer at Moffitt Cancer Center (Tampa, Fla.). 

 

High Achievers on What Their Failures Taught Them

Medscape – March 17

Heloisa Soares, MD, PhD … Ultimately at age 23, I moved to Florida to work as a research assistant at the Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

Through Moffitt’s Diversity Program Women-Owned Businesses Are Getting A Share

Florida Sentinel – March 16

At Moffitt's Supplier Diversity Program Last year, leaders at Moffitt Cancer Center announced plans for a $400 million expansion.

 

Octogenarian who grew up in a farmworker family now advocates for fellow workers

The Renewal Project – March 16

“Giving a voice to those who don’t have one,” Romo said, describing her nonprofit’s mission in an interview with Moffitt Cancer Center. “And once they get that voice, empower them to use it.”

 

How to manage your COVID-19 response

Ragan – March 16

Learn from speakers including: Kim Markus, consumer marketing and PR manager for Scotts Miracle-Gro, Mark Hendrickson, director of strategic communications and PR for Moffitt Cancer Center

 

Moffitt Hair Salon Helps Local Women

WFTS – March 16

Moffitt cancer center is known for helping people beat cancer, but at the bottom floor, there's a small salon that gives women the ability to fight. Jasmine styles shows us how an employee found her strength through beauty.

 

Bright Futures boost, stiffer penalties for Chinese research: Florida lawmakers vote on higher education

Tampa Bay Times – March 14

The bill would also allow universities and other research institutions to fire employees who violate conflict-of-interest policies, a reaction to the scandals at Moffitt Cancer Center, the University of Florida and elsewhere where employees were suspected of secretly sharing research with the Chinese government.

 

Florida Digestive Health Specialists seeks to deliver on the latest in health care trends

Florida Business Observer – March 14

In addition to the expansion plans, notably, last spring, the practice lured Dr. Domenico Coppola, a professor emeritus of Oncologic Services and Pathology at Moffitt Cancer Center, out of recent retirement.

 

Old Town home a quiet retreat in an historic district

Key West Citizen – March 14

Rhoades went through an especially difficult time in 1999, when she was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer. Following surgery at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, she returned home to Key West for chemotherapy and radiation.

 

Not Just Mrs. Tom Hanks: 10 Incredible Facts About Rita Wilson

The Talko – March 13

Rita Wilson has been a champion of charitable causes for over two decades. Along with her husband, Tom Hanks, and friends Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw, she has co-chaired the Women's Cancer Research Fund and contributed to the Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

Benefit planned for local woman with cancer

Citrus County Chronicle – March 13

Currently, Charlene, 58, is receiving treatment from Florida Cancer Specialists in Inverness and is awaiting authorization for further testing at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

 

Science Examines Ousted Cancer Researcher’s Experience With NIH Investigations Into Alleged Funding Violations Related To China

Kaiser Family Foundation – March 13

According to [the Moffitt Cancer Center], [researcher Pearlie Epling-Burnette] and five other senior scientists got the boot because they were involved in collaborations with institutions in China that ‘violated multiple Moffitt policies and federal grant standards.’

 

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