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Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Use Evolutionary Principles to Model Cancer Mutations, Discover Potential Therapeutic Targets

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers are taking a unique approach to understanding and investigating cancer by utilizing evolutionary principles and computational modeling to examine the role of specific genetic mutations in the Darwinian struggle...
20-Nov-2014 2:30 PM EST

Moffitt Cancer Center Announces Development of Experimental Treatment for Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Autoimmune Diseases

In a major step to treat patients living with Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), a group of diseases that affect the bone marrow and blood, Moffitt Cancer Center today announced the development of an innovative investigational biologic agent that...
18-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Discover Common Chemotherapeutic Agent Reduces Resistance to Virus Therapy in Brain Tumor Patients

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers have found that the common chemotherapeutic agent cyclophosphamide can help improve the success of oncolytic virus therapy in patients with malignant gliomas, a common type of brain tumor. Oncolytic virus therapy is...
12-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

Moffitt Cancer Center, M2Gen Tapped To Coordinate Central Laboratory and Biorepository Services for Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Moffitt Cancer Center and M2Gen® have been awarded a contract from the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to serve as the Central Laboratory and Biorepository for The National Myelodysplastic...
5-Nov-2014 9:00 AM EST

Synthetic Lethality Offers a New Approach to Kill Tumor Cells

The scientific community has made significant strides in recent years in identifying important genetic contributors to malignancy and developing therapeutic agents that target altered genes and proteins. A recent approach to treat cancer called...
31-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

High Alcohol Consumption Associated with an Increased Risk of Human Papillomavirus Infection in Men

Men who consume more alcohol have a greater risk of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, according to a recent study by Moffitt Cancer Center researchers.
3-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Study Finds Few Physicians are Recommending HPV Vaccination for Boys

Research from Moffitt Cancer Center shows family physicians and pediatricians are not always recommending vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) for young male patients. Approximately 6 million people are newly infected with HPV each year, a...
18-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Help Lead International Efforts to Find New Genetic Links to Prostate Cancer

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center, including Center Director Thomas A. Sellers, Ph.D., M.P.H., Jong Park, Ph.D. and Hui-Yi Lin, Ph.D., have discovered 23 new regions of the genome that influence the risk for developing prostate cancer, according...
17-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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