Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Florida Cancer Centers Awarded $1.36 Million to Fight Pancreatic Cancer

The Florida Department of Health's James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program has armed Moffitt Cancer Center, University of Florida Health Cancer Center - Gainesville, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami and numerous collaborating centers with $1.36 million to address cancer disparities and improve outcomes and care for individuals affected by pancreatic cancer. ..

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Moffitt: FDA Approves Expanded Use of Immunotherapy Treatment for Lung Cancer Patients

The Food and Drug Administration announced the expanded approval of Imfinzi® (durvalumab), an immunotherapy treatment that is now available as a standard-of-care option for patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer. ..

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Moffitt: FDA Approves Expanded Use of Immunotherapy Treatment for Lung Cancer Patients

The Food and Drug Administration announced the expanded approval of Imfinzi® (durvalumab), an immunotherapy treatment that is now available as a standard-of-care option for patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer.  ..

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Thursday, February 01, 2018
Moffitt Researchers Discover New Approach to Stimulate an Immune Response Against Tumor Cells

In an article published in the January issue of Cancer Cell, the researchers describe how a new type of immunotherapy drug targeting the protein TIM-3 works to stimulate the immune system.  ..

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Moffitt: Rare Melanoma Type Highly Responsive to Immunotherapy

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers report in the Jan. 10 issue of Nature that patients with desmoplastic melanoma are more responsive to immune-activating anti-PD-1/PD-L1 therapies than previously assumed. ..

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Friday, December 08, 2017
Moffitt Cancer Center Uses Innovative Treatment Strategy to Overcome Drug Resistance

Drug resistance has long been an impediment in cancer therapy. But Moffitt Cancer Center is hoping to change that with an innovative new therapeutic strategy called adaptive therapy.  ..

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Saturday, October 28, 2017
Meet the Moffitt startup that helps doctors find the best treatments for cancer patients

A biotech startup founded by a Moffitt Cancer Center researcher and a medical business expert on his team has begun commercial development of technology that helps oncologists find the best treatments for their cancer patients.  ..

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Moffitt Researchers Discover New Targets for Approved Cancer Drug

A team of researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center used cellular drug screening, functional proteomics and computer-based modeling to determine whether drugs with well-known targets may be repurposed for use against other biological targets.  ..

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Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Moffitt: New Study Finds Improved Vaccine That Protects against Nine Types of HPV is Highly Effective

Thanks to an international effort to improve the vaccine, the medical community is one step closer to preventing more HPV-associated diseases. The researchers, including those from Moffitt Cancer Center, published the final results of a study showing the newest vaccine is highly effective at preventing HPV infection and disease.  ..

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Moffitt: New Research Shows the Power of Radiomics to Improve Precision Medicine

In a collaborative project, researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigated the emerging field of radiomics has the potential to improve precision medicine by non-invasively assessing the molecular and clinical characteristics of lung tumors. ..

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