February 7, 2023

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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

Climate First Bank CEO forecasts a sunny outlook

CEO Ken LaRoe foresees a good year for banking. Read more »
Published on 4/30/2022

Locality Bank in Fort Lauderdale stands out for being a rare bank startup

Locality Bank founders see an opening in the market. Read more »
Published on 4/20/2022

Fairwinds Credit Union's COO forecasts more growth ahead

Fairwinds exec Phil Tischer looks ahead. Read more »
Published on 4/20/2022

Pure optimism and momentum

When Jorge Gonzalez joined City National Bank in Miami 12 years ago, the community bank had about $3 billion in assets. Assets have since grown to nearly $22 billion, making CNB the second-largest bank based in Florida, with about 1,000 employees statewide. Read more »
Published on 4/20/2022

The state of banking

Stephen A. LeMay is an associate professor at the University of West Florida's College of Business. He teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses in finance, marketing, banking and computer literacy and supply chain logistics. He spoke to FLORIDA TREND about the state's banking and finance industries... Read more »
Published on 4/13/2022

TD Bank exec expects growth to continue despite challenges

Despite the specter of rising rates, growth in Florida is expected to continue. Read more »
Published on 4/13/2022

Cutting edge profiles of Florida architecture from around the state

Winter Park Library & Events Center / Winter Park Architect: HuntonBrady Architects; David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates (lead designer) Winter Park unveiled its $42-million library and event center complex in... Read more »
Published on 3/14/2022

AdventHealth for Children in Orlando performs its first Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-Cell Therapy

Between 80% and 90% of all patients treated with CAR T-cell therapy have a sustained response, and approximately half will achieve a sustained remission of at least five years. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2022

The Miami Cancer Institute targets improved care for HIV patients with cancer

Dr. Marco Ruiz, a hematologist who leads HIV oncology and HIV stem cell transplantation at the institute, spoke to FLORIDA TREND about the new initiative. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2022

A Tampa General Hospital oncologist takes holistic approach to treating breast cancer

Treating breast cancer goes beyond the physical battle, TGH oncologist Dr. Jamie McKenzie says. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2022

UF Health's plaque therapy spares healthy tissue in eye cancer patients

Plaque therapy spares healthy tissue in eye cancer patients. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2022

Orlando Health Cancer Institute uses cellular immunotherapy to destroy cancer cells

Cellular immunotherapy, which revs up a person's immune system to destroy cancer cells, is revolutionizing cancer care. Two health systems in Central Florida are using the techniques — also known as adoptive cell therapies — to treat cancers that don't respond to traditional therapies. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2022

Miami's economic forecast for 2022

“We've never been busier, and it's because so many are looking for so much at the same time — everybody from luxury and aspirational luxury to street-level retail and restaurants, both high-end and casual, all the way through to Walmart, Target and Dollar General stores. There's so much population explosion, and that population requires retail. The biggest issue in the restaurant world in Miami today is getting a seat. So many restaurants have cut down on their hours of operation because there simply aren't enough employees to go around..." Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

Ascension Sacred Heart creates a family-friendly pediatric oncology unit

Dr. Jeffrey H. Schwartz is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist at Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola. In a recent interview with FLORIDA TREND, he discussed how the new Pediatric Oncology Center for Hope at the Studer Family Children's Hospital has improved patient treatment and family experience. Read more »
Published on 1/10/2022

AdventHealth Tampa's Taneja Center for Surgery to lead efforts in robotic surgery

The 300,000-sq.ft. Taneja Center for Surgery includes room for robotic-surgery equipment. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

Orlando Health is betting millions on health care startups

When Orlando Health launched a $20-million venture capital arm in 2018, it had several goals in mind. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

Baptist Health facility is one of six new hospitals planned for Northeast Florida

Baptist Health has completed the first phase of a full-service, 100-bed hospital in Clay County. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

Baptist Health Care adapts to community needs as it completes Pensacola facility

Pensacola-based Baptist Health Care will complete the superstructure of its new $615-million, 264-bed hospital that's on track to open next year. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

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