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Moffitt Cancer Center Hires World-Renowned Researcher as Co-Leader of the Immunology Program


José R. Conejo-Garcia, M.D., Ph.D. has joined Moffitt Cancer Center as co-leader of the Immunology Program and chair of the Department of Immunology.
24-Oct-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Immune and Targeted Therapies with Radiation Therapy Improves Outcomes for Melanoma Brain Metastases Patients, Say Moffitt Researchers

In their most recent Annals of Oncology publication, Moffitt researchers sought to determine if patients with melanoma brain metastases treated with immune and targeted therapies had improved outcomes over patients treated with conventional...
21-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moffitt Cancer Center Works to Improve Cancer Healthcare Disparities in LGBTQ Community

In August, Moffitt researchers invited LGBTQ academic and advocacy experts from across the country to join them to discuss barriers and opportunities to overcome cancer healthcare disparities in the LGBTQ community.
15-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Moffitt Cancer Center Study Highlights Importance of Regular Lung Cancer Screenings for Those at High Risk

A new study by researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center found patients who tested negative for lung cancer by a detailed X-ray screening called low-dose helical computed tomography (LDCT) but later went on to develop lung cancer within the following two...
18-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moffitt Cancer Center Awarded $3.4 Million Grant to Establish Imaging Biomarker Validation Center

Early detection is one of the most effective strategies to save lives from most cancers. As part of a new U01 grant awarded to Jae K. Lee, PhD, Robert Gillies, PhD, John Heine, PhD and Matthew Schabath, PhD, the Moffitt Imaging Biomarker Validation...
13-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Moffitt Cancer Center Awarded $3.2 Million Grant to Study Bone Metastasis in Prostate Cancer

Moffitt researchers David Basanta, PhD, and Conor Lynch, PhD, have been awarded a U01 grant to investigate prostate cancer metastasis. Prostate cancer frequently spreads to the bone, and can cause painful bony lesion and increased mortality for...
13-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Moffitt Cancer Center Launches Nationwide E-Cigarette Study

TAMPA, Fla. – The use of electronic cigarettes (“e-cigarettes”) has increased dramatically in recent years.  The majority of new “vapers” were already cigarette smokers.  To date, little is known about how e-cigarette use changes over...
11-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moffitt Researchers Find New Way to Control Genes Often Involved in Cancer Growth

Moffitt Cancer Center, a leader in molecular cancer research, and a research team led by Jia Fang, Ph.D., assistant member of the Tumor Biology Department, has discovered a new way to control the activity of SETDB1, a protein that is often...
8-Jul-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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