Does Radiomics Have The Power To Improve Precision Medicine?

Does Radiomics Have The Power To Improve Precision Medicine?

New research done by teams from the Moffitt Cancer Center and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute are investigating the possibility that radiomics have the potential to improve precision medicine by non-invasive surgery! Check out the article, below, for more information.  Precision medicine has become the leading innovation of cancer treatment. Patients are routinely treated with drugs that…

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Gene Therapy Treatment For Leukemia To Become FDA Endorsed

Gene Therapy Treatment For Leukemia To Become FDA Endorsed

On Wednesday, A panel of cancer experts recommended approval of what could become the first gene therapy available in the U.S. Check out this article, below, to learn more!  The Food and Drug Administration advisory panel voted 10-0 in favor of an advanced leukemia treatment developed by the University of Pennsylvania and Novartis Corp. The FDA…

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July Cancer Awareness Month — Shedding Light on Sarcoma

July Cancer Awareness Month — Shedding Light on Sarcoma

July is Sarcoma Awareness Month! Check out the article, below, to learn more about sarcoma, how they form, and why they are often underestimated. Sarcomas are a rare group of cancers in which malignant cells form in the bones or soft tissues of the body. Soft tissue sarcomas form in cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels,…

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New Genetic Risk Factors Identified in International Study For Testicular Cancer

New Genetic Risk Factors Identified in International Study For Testicular Cancer

Check out this article about newly developed research regarding how genetic factors could increase your risk for testicular cancer.  TAMPA, Fla. – Testicular cancer is relatively rare with only 8,850 cases expected this year in the United States. A majority of testicular cancer, 95 percent of all cases, begins in testicular germ cells, which are…

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By Using More Precise Radiation Method, Moffitt Cancer Center Can Target Tumors More Efficiently

Targeting Tumors More Efficiently with MRI Guided Radiation

Check out this article regarding Moffit’s exclusive radiation treatment of tumors using new ViewRay MRIdian Linac System! Nearly two-thirds of all treated cancer patients in the United States receive some form of radiation therapy during the course of their illness, but delivering precise radiation is often challenging due to the movement of tumors and internal…

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Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients Find Hope in Newly Developed Vaccine

Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients Find Hope in Newly Developed Vaccine

Check out this article about a vaccine that gives hope to doctors and early-stage breast cancer patients! Immunotherapy is a fast growing area of cancer research. It involves developing therapies that use a patient’s own immune system to fight and kill cancer. Moffitt Cancer Center is working on a new vaccine that would help early-stage…

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