March 27, 2020

March 27, 2020

Researchers Find Distinctive Role Of Certain Histone Deacetylase In Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Lincoln Observer – March 26

Scientists at Moffitt Cancer Center are trying to identify various strategies to deal with this illness. In a new article featured online in Scientific Reports, they highlight how targeting the histone deacetylase HDAC11 may be a novel therapeutic technique for NSCLC.

 

Moffitt Researchers Discover Novel Role of Specific Histone Deacetylase in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Newswise – March 26

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center are trying to identify alternative strategies to treat this disease. In a new article published online in Scientific Reports, they highlight how targeting the histone deacetylase HDAC11 may be a novel therapeutic strategy for NSCLC.

 

Mesothelioma Cancer and Coronavirus (COVID-19): Five Things for Patients to Know

Mesothelioma.com – March 26

In addition to CDC recommendations, The Moffitt Cancer Center had the following recommendations:

Get a flu shot if you haven’t already. Avoid public transportation if at all possible. If you must use public transportation, maintain social distance. Keep as much space between you and others as possible. Also follow CDC guidelines for handwashing and infection prevention.

 

Should management of a patient’s physical and psychological symptoms be handled by their oncology team?

Healio  - March 25

Diane Portman, MD, FAAHPM, is chair of the department of supportive care medicine at Moffitt Cancer Center and associate professor of oncologic sciences at Morsani College of Medicine at University of South Florida. 

 

Passion for Relay for Life

Daytime/WFLA – March 25

So they sent me off to get it tested, and just within a month I was checking in with Moffitt, and getting the diagnosis, and getting the plan together.

 

Beauty Entrepreneur Sherell Sampson Lands Major Deal With Target

Black Enterprise - March 24

“We have relationships with Moffitt Cancer Center, which is amazing as a small black-owned business.

 

Precision Oncology Programs Adapting to Ensure Patient Safety, Care During Public Health Crisis

Precision Oncology News – March 24

The expertise and technological knowhow to practice precision oncology is concentrated at relatively few specialized centers around the country, in places like Intermountain, UCSD's Moores Cancer Center, Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

 

Potential for Prognostic Biomarkers in T1 Colorectal Cancer Treatment Selection

Cancer Network – March 23

In an editorial written by Timothy J. Yeatman, MD, of Intermountain Healthcare, Michael J. Schell, PhD, of Moffitt Cancer Center, and William Sause, MD, of intermountain healthcare, the authors wrote, “We applaud the authors for the novelty of basing their findings on biological data (i.e., somatic variants) rather than simply pathological data. 

 

Coronavirus and Cancer Patients

WTVT – March 20

According to Moffitt that's true for people on drugs and chemo, bone marrow transplant patients and people with blood and immune system cancers.

 

Epilogue: Sid Klein, Clearwater’s innovative police chief, dies at 78

Tampa Bay Times – March 20

That was Klein’s home base for the last decade of his life, in between vacations to the Galápagos Islands and Iguazú Falls, then later, when he wasn’t making the 700-mile round trips to Moffitt Cancer Center for rounds and rounds of treatment.

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