The intense impact of COVID-19 continues playing out in new headlines each day, but it’s important we step back – both as a medical community and as individuals – and consider the various ways we can prevent serious harm from this disease and others.
The article below notes that obesity is a significant risk factor for severe COVID-19 illness and death and it remains associated with all leading causes of death in the U.S. – diabetes, heart disease, stroke and some types of cancer.
The pandemic underscores the urgency of preventive care and addressing social determinants in a meaningful way.
The Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy has extended prior JKTGF funded research to Heiko Enderling, Ph.D., a faculty member of Moffitt Cancer Center, to support his work personalizing radiation therapy to better fight breast cancer.
Registration is open for JKTG Foundation’s annual cancer research symposium held virtually October 28, 2021 from 1 – 3:30 p.m. EST. This year’s presentations and discussions will focus on immune cells and metastasis.
This Becker’s Healthcare podcast episode features Ted Giovanis, President at Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy and Author of “Beyond Fear: How I Fought the Feds for Six Years—and Won”.