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Integrative Approaches Key to Understanding Cancer and Developing Therapies, Say Moffitt Cancer Center Scientists

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers are using integrative approaches to study cancer by combining mathematical and computational modeling with experimental and clinical data. The use of integrative approaches enables scientists to study and model...
27-Mar-2015 2:00 PM EDT

Moffitt Cancer Center Research Aims to Reduce Health Care Disparities

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual, queer/questioning and intersex (LGBTQI) population has been largely understudied by the medical community. Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center found that the LGBTQI community experience health...
26-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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

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