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April 3-11, 2014


Dick Vitale Gala: Ritz-Carlton, 1111 Ritz Carlton Drive, Sarasota

Bradenton.com – April 11

Proceeds will benefit pediatric cancer research at Tampa H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg.

Sarasota doctors rank high on Medicare payments list
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – April 10

“At the time we were hailing it as something important,” Brown said. “I was getting referrals from Orlando and from Moffitt” Cancer Center in Tampa.

Gov. Scott says Fla. should be nation's top state for cancer treatment
Naples Daily News – April 10

Florida has only one NCI-designated center – Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa – while 14 other states have two or more such facilities.

Medical Tourism
FOX-13 – April 10

And the fact is, we have a National Cancer Institute designated facility right here in Tampa Bay in the form of Moffitt Cancer Center.

Health Equity Summit deals with disparities
Daytona Times – April 10

“Statistics are real people with the tears wiped away,” keynote speaker Dr. B. Lee Green, vice president of Moffitt Diversity and professor at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute has adopted.

FL Scientists Key in Melanoma Breakthrough
Health News Florida – April 9

In a lab the size of a basketball court, Moffitt scientist Kieran Smalley and his team study human genes and proteins involved in different kinds of cancer.

Capitol Buzz: 5 things to watch today in Tallahassee
Tampa Bay Times “THE BUZZ” blog – April 9

It’s Hillsborough County Day in Tallahassee, a chance to showcase the county’s pride, from Plant City strawberries to the Moffitt Cancer Center to its bustling airport and seaport.

The 'breakthrough' Melanoma drug that Australians can't get their hands on
“The Feed” (Australian Television) – April 8

TJ was treated at Florida’s innovative Moffitt Cancer Centre.

Experimental Drug Shows Early Promise for Some Cases of Advanced Melanoma
HealthDay News – April 8

“Any time you see some responders in an early study, it’s encouraging,” said Dr. Jeffrey Weber, a melanoma expert at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida, who was not involved in the research.

Summit aims to reduce health disparities in Volusia
The Daytona Beach News-Journal – April 8

B. Lee Green, vice president of Moffitt Diversity and professor at H. Lee Moffitt Center and Research Institute, will serve as keynote speaker.

Targeted Treatment For Cancers
“The Balancing Act” on Lifetime TV – April 8

Join Dr. Matthew Biagioli from H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center as we explore this proven and effective treatment option you may not have heard of.

At Moffitt, math modeling aims to generate new treatments for cancer
Tampa Bay Times – April 7

It appears atop the online version of Newsweek’s March 28 cover story focusing on an admittedly little understood cluster of math gurus housed at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Drug combo tested at Moffitt extends survival in advanced melanoma cases
Tampa Bay Times – April 6

James “Mango” Buckwald was near the end of a two-day appointment at Moffitt Cancer Center last week, waiting for his oncologist’s verdict on a lung scan.

A world-class cancer center for Miami
The Miami Herald – April 6

I have also been working with the directors of the other two main cancer centers in Florida — the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and University of Florida Health in Gainesville and Jacksonville — to develop a collaborative approach to cancer research and clinical care that will enable Florida to compete with elite cancer centers elsewhere in the U.S.

Another huge success
Citrus County Chronicle – April 6

On Jan. 25, the American Legion Post 237 Riders Chapter 237 Beverly Hills held the fourth annual Poker Run to benefit Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast and Moffitt Cancer Center Ovarian Cancer Research.

A passion to serve others
Florida Today – April 5

With her husband already in Alabama, Beth and Lisa went to Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

New treatment for aggressive skin cancer
Ivanhoe Broadcast News via WJXT, News 4 (Jacksonville) – April 5

“You’re better off today with our new repertoire of drugs than people ever were in the past,” explained Jeffrey Weber, MD, PhD, Director, Comprehensive Melanoma Research Center Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Dick Vitale Gala: Ritz-Carlton, 1111 Ritz Carlton Drive, Sarasota
Bradenton.com – April 4

Proceeds will benefit pediatric cancer research at Tampa H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg.

Sailor Meets Bone Marrow Recipient
All Hands (U.S. Navy Office of Information) – April 3

The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Fla., agreed to perform the transplant as part of a government grant designed to collect data on older patients receiving transplants.

Sailor Meets Bone Marrow Recipient
Navy Medicine Magazine – March 20

The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Fla., agreed to perform the transplant as part of a government grant designed to collect data on older patients receiving transplants.

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