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Researchers Pinpoint Why Lymphoma Patients May Become Resistant to Specific Therapy, Identify Strategy to Overcome It

With more targeted therapies being approved each year for cancer, the development of drug resistance to these agents is a growing concern. It has often been assumed that drug resistance is due to the presence or development of additional genetic...
15-May-2019 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Find BRAF Protein Modification Could Slow Tumor Growth

The protein BRAF is a key player in the development of many different types of cancer, including melanoma. Scientists have known that BRAF becomes activated by growth factors and subsequently stimulates downstream proteins that promote cancer cell...
24-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Identify Mechanism of Resistance to BRAF Inhibitors in Melanoma

Melanoma is one of the most aggressive types of skin cancer, but recent advances in targeted therapies have improved the prognosis for many patients. Unfortunately, for some patients these positive outcomes are not long lasting, due to the...
15-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Develop Interactive Tool to Estimate Genetic Diversity and Ancestry of Cancer Cell Lines

Cancer is a highly varied disease, with genetic differences among different tumor types, individuals and ancestral populations. These genetic differences can impact disease aggressiveness, the type of disease, and the response to therapy. It is...
5-Apr-2019 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Identify One Way T Cell Function May Fail in Cancer

The immune system is an important defender against cancer. Immune cells continuously search the body for disease and use their anti-tumor cell properties to target and destroy defective cells. However, most cancer patients have an impaired immune...
4-Apr-2019 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moffitt Researchers Characterize Mechanism of Action of CAR T Cells

Despite progress being made, scientists have not been completely certain of how CAR T cells function mechanistically. A team of Moffitt Cancer Center researchers addressed this uncertainty and characterized the mechanism of action of these new...
14-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Moffitt Cancer Center Leads the Nation in Addressing LGBTQ Health Care Disparities and Education

Moffitt launched the first nationwide survey to identify potential gaps in attitudes, knowledge and institutional practices for LGBTQ patients.
14-Jan-2019 9:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Moffitt Cancer Center Hires New Vice Chair of the Department of Genitourinary Oncology

Manish Kohli, M.D., has joined Moffitt Cancer Center as the vice chair of the Department of Genitourinary Oncology. He also has an extensive research background, focusing on creating new ways to bring individualized care to patients.
15-Jan-2019 9:35 AM EST 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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Moffitt is dedicated to one lifesaving mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. The Tampa-based facility is one of only 50 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s scientific excellence, multidisciplinary research, and robust training and education. Moffitt is a Top 10 cancer hospital and has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1999. Moffitt’s expert nursing staff is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center with Magnet® status, its highest distinction. With more than 6,000 team members, Moffitt has an economic impact in the state of $2.5 billion. For more information, call 1-888-MOFFITT (1-888-663-3488), visit MOFFITT.org, and follow the momentum on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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