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Moffitt Receives $3 Million to Develop New Targeted Treatments for Rare Melanomas

Moffitt Cancer Center has been awarded a four-year, $3 million grant from the Department of Defense’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs to develop new treatments for rare melanomas, including uveal melanoma. The grant will fund...
18-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moffitt Awarded $5.5 Million to Study Virus-Associated Tumors Among Those Living with HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Center for Immunization and Infection Research in Cancer at Moffitt Cancer Center is expanding its viral infection research in Africa. The cancer center has received a $5.5 million, five-year specialized research center grant (U54CA277834) from...
17-Aug-2023 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moffitt Researchers Use Mathematical Modeling and Dynamic Biomarkers to Characterize Metastatic Disease During Adaptive Therapy

In a new study published and included on the cover of the journal Cancer Research, Moffitt Cancer Center researchers demonstrate how mathematical modeling combined with dynamic biomarkers can be used to characterize metastatic disease and identify...
15-Aug-2023 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

FDA Approves HEPZATO Kit to Treat Metastatic Ocular Melanoma

The Food and Drug Administration announced yesterday the approval of HEPZATO Kit to treat ocular melanoma that has spread to the liver. HEPZATO uses a hepatic delivery system to inject the chemotherapy drug melphalan into the liver, a procedure...
15-Aug-2023 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Moffitt Names Paulo Rodriguez, Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Immunology and Co-Leader of the Immuno-Oncology Program

Moffitt Cancer Center has appointed Paulo Rodriguez, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Immunology and co-leader of the Immuno-Oncology Program.
27-Jul-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Breast Cancer Survivors Experience Faster Biological Aging Compared to Cancer-Free Women

A Moffitt Cancer Center researcher, in collaboration with investigators at the National Institutes of Health, are working to answer that question for the nearly 4 million breast cancer survivors in the United States. In their newest study, they...
19-Jul-2023 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Brian D. Gonzalez, Ph.D., Named Inaugural Associate Center Director of Research Diversity and Workforce Development

Moffitt Cancer Center has named Brian D. Gonzalez, Ph.D., as the inaugural associate center director of Research Diversity and Workforce Development. In the new role, Gonzalez will lead efforts to increase diversity among Moffitt’s research...
11-Jul-2023 9:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moffitt Investigates Association between Inflammation and Treatment Related Symptoms in Gynecologic Cancers

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers having been investigating what may trigger treatment related symptoms in patients with gynecologic cancers. In a new study published in the journal Cancers, they evaluated the relationship between inflammatory...
5-Jul-2023 9:30 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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