February 5, 2023

Cancer Care

More Options

Tampa General Hospital's Bone Marrow Transplant and Cell Therapies Unit, part of TGH's Cancer Institute, opened last spring, offering another option for patients seeking treatment for aggressive blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and other disorders. Read more »
Published on 1/31/2023

Gentler Approach

Brain metastases are a significant problem for women with breast cancer, particularly those with HER2+ breast cancer, an aggressive subtype that tends to grow and spread quickly. Up to half of the women with metastatic HER2+ breast cancer will end up with the cancer spreading to their brain — and until recently, treatment options were limited and caused severe side effects. Read more »
Published on 1/31/2023

Surge in Survivors

By 2032, the number of cancer survivors in the U.S. is expected to rise 24.4% to 22.5 million, according to the National Cancer Institute. Read more »
Published on 1/25/2023

Targeting Ovarian Cancers

Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare‘s cancer center expansion, scheduled for completion early this year and adds 13 exam rooms, more space for infusion therapy and lab services. Read more »
Published on 1/24/2023

Moffitt Grows

Pasco Innovation District: Moffitt is developing 775 acres in Pasco County, the largest expansion in the cancer center's history. The new life sciences innovation district will serve as a hub for research, digital innovation, education and patient care. The project will include about 16 million square feet of research lab, light industrial and manufacturing, general office and clinical building space. Read more »
Published on 1/19/2023

A First in the Southeast for UF Health

UF Health is the first system in the Southeast to acquire a linear accelerator (or “linac” machine) that enables personalized cancer treatment by combining a detailed MRI with precision radiotherapy. With the Elekta Unity MR-Linac — which features a magnet 30,000 times stronger than Earth's magnetic field — physicians can see and track changes in tumors smaller than a staple in real time, as well assess a patient's response to treatment and adapt it if necessary. Read more »
Published on 1/12/2023

Early Detection

Chemistry and biochemistry professor Gregg Fields brings the personal and the scientific to his work against cancer. All four of his grandparents died of cancer before age 70. His parents and sister are cancer survivors. Read more »
Published on 1/9/2023

Cancer care around the state

Inspired by his mother, who survived breast cancer, clothing designer Galen Magee has been donating about 20 specially designed robes... Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

A side of seaweed?

While seaweed is a popular food in Asia and the Pacific Islands, it's not exactly a staple in the United States — but that could change. Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

Colorectal cancer screening options

An at-home test offers an alternative for some who are skittish about a colonoscopy Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

M2Gen's CEO Wants to Take Personalized Cancer Treatment to the Masses

Typically, such molecular and clinical patient information isn't shared among cancer centers... Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Closing the Cancer Gap Abroad

A new initiative targets treatment and prevention abroad. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Wider Approval

The FDA takes a broader approach to approving drug therapy. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Cancer Care: A Cure at a Cost

Re-engineering T-cells to fight tumors proves successful at fighting cancer. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Rocket-Powered Research

An Embry-Riddle research project tests how T-cells change in space. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Supporting cancer treatment in creative ways

Cancer treatment now comes with music, pet therapy, yoga and more. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Making Headway: Researchers Tout Advances in Cancer Care

From drug treatments to preventive medicines, researchers tout advances in cancer care. In 2009, Dr. Beth-Ann Lesnikoski became the first medical director of the breast institute at JFK Medical Center in Palm Beach County. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Insights: Cancer care in Florida

Breakthroughs, trends and players in the medical field of oncology Read more »
Published on 5/6/2013

Medical Math: Mathematicians doing cancer research

In a few years, a mathematician may be part of every medical team that treats a cancer patient. Read more »
Published on 5/6/2013

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