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Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Identify Protein Pathway Involved in Brain Tumor Stem Cell Growth

Glioblastomas are a highly aggressive type of brain tumor, with few effective treatment options. Moffitt Cancer Center researchers are one step closer to understanding glioblastoma development following the identification of a key protein signaling...
27-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

New Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Approved After International Phase 2/3 Trial Involving Moffitt Cancer Center

A pivotal international phase 2/3 clinical trial involving Moffitt Cancer Center faculty demonstrated that vaccination with Gardasil 9 protects against nine HPV types, seven of which cause most cases of cervical, vulvar, and vaginal disease. The...
20-Feb-2015 9:00 AM EST

Moffitt Cancer Center Physicians Promote Screening Strategies for Those at High-Risk for Melanoma

Melanoma, the most deadly type of skin cancer, was to blame for approximately 9,700 deaths in 2014. And with the number of melanoma cases increasing each year, it is believed that the disease could become one of the most common types of cancer in...
12-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Discover Biological Markers Associated with High-Risk Pancreatic Lesions

Pancreatic cancer affects approximately 46,000 people each year in the United States and ranks fourth among the leading causes of cancer-related deaths. Only about 6 percent of individuals with pancreatic cancer will live five years after their...
3-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Find Loss of Certain Protein Is Associated With Poor Prognosis in Breast, Lung Cancer

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers have found that breast and lung cancer patients who have low levels of a protein called tristetraprolin (TTP) have more aggressive tumors and a poorer prognosis than those with high levels of the protein. Their...
30-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST

Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Discover Protein Pathway Involved in Nicotine-Induced Lung Cancer Metastasis

Smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer, and it is estimated that more than 159,000 people in the United States died from the disease last year. Most of these deaths were because the cancer had spread to other organ sites. Following their recent...
28-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Develop Novel Approach to Visualize, Measure Protein Complexes in Tumors

Cancer diagnosis and treatment decisions are often hampered by a lack of knowledge of the biological processes occurring within the tumor. Moffitt Cancer Center researchers have developed a new approach to analyze these processes with a technique...
15-Jan-2015 9:00 AM EST

Moffitt Researchers Discover Mechanism Leading to Drug Resistance, Metastasis in Melanoma Patients

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers have discovered a mechanism that leads to resistance to targeted therapy in melanoma patients and are investigating strategies to counteract it. Targeted biological therapy can reduce toxicity and improve outcomes...
12-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

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