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Lowering pH Inside Cells May Put the Brakes on Cancer Growth

A new study focusing on the environment inside cancer cells may lead to new targeted treatment strategies. Moffitt Cancer Center researchers, in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Maryland and the Institute for Research in...
16-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Views Cancer Treatment as a Game to Find Strategies That Improve Patient Outcomes

TAMPA, Fla. – Game theory can be utilized to identify potential flaws in current cancer treatment approaches and suggest new strategies to improve outcomes in patients with metastatic cancer, according to a new article published online today by...
9-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Newly-Approved Therapy Provides Improved Quality of Life for Patients with Advanced Metastatic Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumors

Midgut neuroendocrine tumors are a rare type of cancer that develops in the small intestine and colon. Roughly 12,000 people are diagnosed with this disease each year. In January, the United Stated Food and Drug Administration approved Lutathera, a...
12-Jun-2018 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moffitt Cancer Center Partners with Nation’s Top Cancer Centers to Endorse Goal of Eliminating HPV-related Cancers in the United States

TAMPA, Fla. – Nearly 80 million Americans – one out of every four people – are infected with human papillomavirus (HPV). And of those millions, more than 31,000 will be diagnosed with an HPV-related cancer this year. Despite those staggering...
8-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New CAR T Case Study Shows Promise in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

TAMPA, Fla. – Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell therapy, also known as CAR T therapy, was named the biggest research breakthrough of 2017 by the American Society of Clinical Oncology. The personal gene therapy utilizes a patient’s own immune...
9-May-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moffitt Cancer Center Awarded $900,000 to Study Rare Form of Melanoma

TAMPA, Fla. – May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. More than 5 million people in the United States are diagnosed with the disease each year, making it the most common cancer in our country. While prevention and screening are keys to driving down...
3-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Florida Cancer Centers Awarded $1.36 Million to Fight Pancreatic Cancer

The Florida Department of Health’s James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program has armed Moffitt Cancer Center, University of Florida (UF) Health Cancer Center – Gainesville, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami...
1-May-2018 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moffitt Researchers Use Mathematical Modeling and Evolutionary Principles To Show Importance of Basing Treatment Decisions on Tumor Responses

TAMPA, Fla. – Cancer patients are commonly treated with the maximum dose they are able to withstand that does not cause too many toxic side effects.  However, many patients become resistant to these treatments and develop cancer recurrence. ...
30-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Moffitt Cancer Center HPV Expert Kicked Off EUROGIN Conference

Anna Giuliano, Ph.D., director of Moffitt Cancer Center’s Center for Infection Research in Cancer, delivered the opening keynote address at the 2017 European Research Organization on Genital Infection and Neoplasia (EUROGIN) International...
10-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT

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