December 12, 2008

Innovative cancer treatment now in Upstate
The Greenville News – Dec. 12
GHS and CCC are the first in the state to participate in this program, which is based at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and among 15 other medical centers across the country working together to change the way we care for cancer patients both now and in the decades to come.

Can green tea prevent prostate cancer?
10 Connects, WTSP-TV – Dec. 10
Researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa want to know if a substance in green tea can prevent or slow the progression of prostate cancer.

Migraines and cancer
10 Connects, WTSP-TV – Dec. 10
Doctors at Moffitt Cancer Center now say it has to do with estrogen. They say when women get migraines, they have lower levels of estrogen.

Decking The Lodge Halls
The Tampa Tribune – Dec. 10
Together they joined 20 volunteers from the society's auxiliary support organization, Sword of Hope, to decorate the four floors of the lodge adjacent to H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute for the holiday season.

Technology at Work: What You Need to Compete 
Health Imaging & IT – Dec. 9
Take for example Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla. The center launched its breast MRI program in 2002 and used a 0.5 T magnet to aid treatment planning.

Choosing a hospital a tough task
Bradenton Herald – Dec. 9
To the north, All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg and H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa as well as two veteran’s hospitals and other acute care facilities offer specialized care.

Holiday show to aid cancer research
News Chief – Dec. 9
Local talent will take the Theatre Winter Haven stage to entertain and to raise money for the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Blood Donor Center Nearing Completion
The Lakeland Ledger – Dec. 8
FBS supplies a number of Tampa Bay-area hospitals, including the Veterans Administration hospital, All Children's in St. Petersburg, South Florida Baptist in Plant City and Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

War vets kept in the dark on Agent Orange
The News-Press – Dec. 7
Anderson says the judge received treatment at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

Smart Investing Will Boost Local Economy
The Tampa Tribune – Dec. 7
Draper will partner with the University of South Florida, James A. Haley Veterans Hospital, and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.

Tax attack
Daytona Beach News-Journal – Dec. 7 (Letter to the Editor)
I had breast cancer last year, and thanks to God and Moffitt Cancer Center, I recovered.

Health Events
The Tampa Tribune – Dec. 6
Moffitt Cancer Center, a member of the Cancer Research Alliance, and Mall Networks launched an online shopping mall to benefit cancer research.


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