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Aug. 14-22, 2014


Thomson Reuters Names 15 Florida Scientists Among the World’s Most Influential in 2014
FlaglerLive.com – Aug. 21

Dmitry Gabrilovich, MD, Ph.D. studies ways to harness the immune system to fight cancer. He made the list based on his research while at USF and Moffitt, but left in 2013 for the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia.

Chris Sullivan
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Aug. 21

Moffitt Cancer Center's National Board of Advisors

An Unstoppable Killer: New Research Suggests Cancer Can't Be Eradicated
NPR – Aug. 21

An infusion of Yervoy and a similar drug, nivolumab, has kept some lung cancer patients disease-free for about six years so far. "Their cancer hasn't come back yet. It might never come back," Ben Creelan, an oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center. "I think it's the most exciting thing in decades."

Hometown Hernando for Aug. 22
Tampa Bay Times – Aug. 20

She is active in the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society and is a supporter of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

Dr. Eduardo M. Sotomayor
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Aug. 19

The Lymphoma Research Foundation has elected Sotomayor to its Mantle Cell Lymphoma Consortium Executive Committee. The Mantle Cell Lymphoma Consortium is comprised of more than 100 laboratory and clinical scientists from North America and Europe.

15 Named 'Most Influential' Scientists
Health News Florida – Aug. 19

Dmitry Gabrilovich, MD, Ph.D. studies ways to harness the immune system to fight cancer. He made the list based on his research while at USF and Moffitt, but left in 2013 for the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia.

Tattoo shop raises funds for exotic, endangered big cats
Suncoast News – Aug. 15

“We’ve raised money for Moffitt Cancer Center, local sports teams, sick kids. We have a deep connection to the community. It’s about giving back.”

Navigating through the Evolving Landscape of Genetic Testing for Inherited Cancer Predisposition
Florida MD – Aug. 15

Tuya Pal, M.D. is a board-certified clinical geneticist based at the Moffitt Cancer Center, where she evaluates patients for inherited cancer predisposition.

Rays join MLB in standing up to cancer
MLB.com – Aug. 14
The Rays will wear strikeout cancer T-shirts in support of the Moffitt Cancer Center as they join the fight to help #KCancer14 on Sept. 2.

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