Moffitt Cancer Center researchers develop new treatment strategies for melanoma patients when their bodies are resistant to drugs that target MEK

 

Even in the dead of winter when melanoma isn’t a hot topic, the statistics are daunting.

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Catching up with Jim Burkhart

Tampa General CEO named among nation’s nonprofit hospital CEOs to know

 

Being known as one of the nation’s “movers and shakers” in healthcare is an understatement when describing Tampa General CEO James Robert “Jim” Burkhart, DSc, MSHHA, FACHE.

By JULIE PARKER

Improving the Odds

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers develop new treatment strategies for melanoma patients when their bodies are resistant to drugs that target MEK

 

Even in the dead of winter when melanoma isn’t a hot topic, the statistics are daunting.

By JULIE PARKER

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Allan Spiegel, MD

Founder, Neurological Solutions

 

PALM HARBOR - Allan Spiegel has treated more than 40,000 patients for neurological conditions that range from back pain to brain injury. But some of his patients who were healed with hyperbaric oxygen therapy are very special.

By JEFF WEBB

Inhaling extra oxygen could help fight cancer: studyFinancial ExpressScientists claim to have found that inhaling supplemental oxygen could awaken 'sleepy' tumour-fighting cells, a breakthrough that may dramatically improve cancer treatment. Breathing in 40 to 60 per cent oxygen as opposed to the 21 per cent oxygen in air ...and more »

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 04:03

Zee NewsOmega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation, protect damaged heart after heart attackScience CodexTaking omega-3 fatty acids appeared to lower inflammation and guard against further declines in heart function among recent heart attack survivors already receiving optimal standard care, according to results from a randomized, controlled trial to be ...Omega-3 fatty acids said to restrict further damage post a heart attackThe News ReportsOmega-3 fatty acids may restrict further damage after heart attackZee NewsOmega-3s May Stem Further Damage After Heart AttackWebMDall 12 news articles »

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 06:31

SF hospital performing kidney swap chain involving 12 peopleWashington PostSAN FRANCISCO — In a rare series of interlinked operations, six patients are getting kidney transplants from six donors at a San Francisco hospital. California Pacific Medical Center surgeon Dr. William Bry said the “kidney paired donations” are occurring ...and more »

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 04:17

Kansas City StarRPT-US hospitals optimistic they'll dodge bullet with Obamacare rulingReuters(Repeats story that appeared on March 4, no changes to headline or text). By Caroline Humer and Bill Berkrot. NEW YORK, March 4 (Reuters) - U.S. hospital executives said on Wednesday they were optimistic they will avoid the toughest consequences of a ...Justice Who Once Tried to Kill Obamacare Now Potential SaviorBloombergHospitals optimistic they'll dodge bullet with Obamacare rulingSTLtoday.comFate of Obama health law subsidies rests with 2 justicesCharlotte ObserverNew York Times -Fox Newsall 1,481 news articles »

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 06:03

SF hospital performing kidney swap chain involving 12 peopleThe Denver PostSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a rare series of interlinked operations, six patients are getting kidney transplants from six donors at a San Francisco hospital. California Pacific Medical Center surgeon Dr. William Bry said the "kidney paired donations" are ...and more »

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 04:11