May 22, 2020

May 22, 2020

WATCH: Mike Evans' Emotional Surprise for Cancer Patient

Sports Illustrated – May 21

But as impressive as the former first-round pick has been on the field, he's made an even bigger impact on the Tampa Bay community off the field. The latest example? Surprising a patient at Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center with an emotional video call.


CDC Now Says Coronavirus is Not Easily Spread by Surface Contact

Heavy – May 21

According to Dr. John Greene, Section Chief for the Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine at Moffitt Cancer Center, “Fomites or objects in the environment that are touched with hands and then hands touch mouth nose eye can rarely spread respiratory viruses, he wrote in an email to Heavy.


Evans surprises Moffitt patient with call

Bay News 9 – May 21

At the Moffitt Cancer Center Marco's dream was to meet his favorite player number 13, and Big Mike made it come true with a FaceTime call.


Humane society welcomes 2 to board

The Garden Island – May 22

Last also serves as a consultant for universities and industrial clients, including Duke University, Moffitt Cancer Center and the University of Louisville Brown Cancer Center in their efforts to advance novel therapeutics. 


Doctor Is In: Covid 19 and Cancer Care

WFLA – May 20

Bloom host Carissa Galloway, RDN talks with Chief Medical Officer Bob Keenan, M.D. and Deputy Physician In Chief Bryan McIver, M.D., Ph.D. of Moffitt Cancer Center about overcoming COVID-19 fears and taking care of your health.


Blood Donations in High Demand in Lakewood Ranch Area

Observer – May 20

Additionally, on May 4, SunCoast Blood Centers became the secondary blood provider for Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.


New ASCO Guideline Addresses Head/Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Unknown Primary

ASCO Post – May 20

Based on a review of literature from 2008 through 2019, the guideline is the result of collaboration over a period of 2 years by the diverse members of the expert panel, said Panel Co-Chair Ellie Maghami, MD, FACS, of City of Hope, in an interview with the ASCO Daily News. Dr. Maghami and Co-Chair Jimmy Caudell, MD, PhD, of the Moffitt Cancer Center, were joined on the panel by representatives from subspecialties including medical oncology, surgery, radiation oncology, radiology, and pathology, as well as a patient advocacy expert. 


COVID-19 still causing blood shortage in Sarasota-Manatee

Sarasota Herald Tribune – May 20

s is vital every day, and especially with medical resources now operating at full capacity, the blood center said. In addition, SunCoast is now serving Moffitt Cancer Center, adding to the demand.


2020 Tribune scholars profiles and essays

Tampa Bay Times – May 20

Megan Gafford … Volunteer at several location with over 300 hours which include, Sunshine Foundation, Bartow Regional Medical Center and Moffitt Cancer Center

Shreya Mathur … Leading Scientist at Moffitt Cancer Center. Co-published "Hypoxia in cancer chemo- and immunotherapy: foe or friend?" in Biorxiv, an online archive for papers about science.

Jenniffer Garcia Morales … Nursing Professional Growth and Advancement Council Certificate of Completion (Moffitt Cancer Center)


100 Years of Tampa History

Tampa Magazine – May 19

Innovation is now centered around the northern part of town, where researchers at the University of South Florida and medical institutions like Moffitt Cancer Center are finding answers to global problems


Drivers and Projected Trends for Post-COVID-19 Cancer Care Operations

Journal of Clinical Pathways – May 2020

Telemedicine use has sky rocketed. For example, the use of telemedicine and remote monitoring has jumped by over 50 times at Moffitt Cancer Center, and most providers expect it is here to stay.


Can brain training fend off dementia? USF researchers want you to try it

83 Degrees Media – May 19

One of the 2019 participants in the music training study, Dr. Kaaron Benson, a Moffitt Cancer Center pathologist who lives in South Tampa, called it a “very positive experience.”


Canviiy Strengthens Its Position In The Growing Scalp Health Category By Launching At Target

Beauty Independent – May 18

The brand has four principal distribution channels: healthcare centers (its products are stocked in the retail assortments at Moffitt Cancer Center and USF Health); e-commerce via its own website, Amazon and other e-tailers; travel retail; and traditional brick-and-mortar stores. 


'I'm lucky': Cancer surgery in midst of coronavirus pandemic

Reuters – May 18

Sullivan plans to take a week or two to recover, then will drive cross-country to her mother's home in Florida, where she has already arranged to undergo prescribed radiation treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. 


Not Wrapped Up

Politico – May 18

“As coronavirus spread, Moffitt Cancer Center’s China scandal faded,” by Tampa Bay Times’ Justine Griffin 


Mathematical Model Developed To Predict Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness

Technology Networks – May 18

Researchers in the Center of Excellence for Evolutionary Therapy at Moffitt Cancer Center want to better understand what is happening in the tumor microenvironment to drive prostate cancer to become aggressive and grow rapidly. 


Artificial Intelligence transforms search for COVID-19 vaccines, cure

Channel 365 – May 16

Edmondo Robinson, MD, chief digital innovation officer at Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida, applauded Berkeley’s effort but cautioned that there may be limitations to using their AI model for COVID-19 research.



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