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Evidence Mounts Linking Aspirin to Lower Risk of Ovarian Cancer

A new study found that women who reported taking a low-dose aspirin every day had a 23 percent lower risk of ovarian cancer compared to nonaspirin users. The research also found that women who were heavy users of nonaspirin nonsteroidal...
4-Oct-2018 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Early PSA Testing Could Help Predict Prostate Cancer among Black Men

In a new study published in European Urology, Moffitt Cancer Center researchers, along with colleagues at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, demonstrated that a baseline prostate-specific antigen...
3-Oct-2018 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moffitt Researchers Use New Technique to Identify a Novel Drug Combination for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among men and women. About 85 percent of lung cancers are non-small cell lung cancer. For a handful of these patients, therapies that target specific genetic mutations are effective. But for the...
28-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients See Improved Survival with Durvalumab

Non-small cell lung cancer patients survive longer when their treatment includes durvalumab following platinum-based chemoradiotherapy, according to research led by Moffitt Cancer Center. New clinical trial data published this week in The New...
27-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moffitt Researcher Awarded World Molecular Imaging Society Gold Medal

Robert Gillies, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Cancer Physiology and vice chair of Radiology Research at Moffitt Cancer Center, was awarded the World Molecular Imaging Society’s highest honor. The 2018 Gold Medal Award recognizes his...
26-Sep-2018 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Compare Chemotherapy Regimens for Best Outcomes in Invasive Bladder Cancer

Patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer have been shown to benefit from chemotherapy prior to surgical removal of the bladder. But which type of chemotherapy leads to the best outcomes in terms of complete response rates or cancer control?...
31-Aug-2018 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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


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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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