December 19, 2008

Plane crash victim's body identified
St. Petersburg Times – Dec. 19
Friend and colleague of 12 years, Dr. John Cox, said it's sad to hear that Peckham is really gone. The two worked together at University Community Hospital and both got their start at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.

Volunteers Sought For Cancer Study
The Tampa Tribune – Dec. 19
Researchers at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center are recruiting men, 30 to 80, who have been diagnosed with the pre-cancer condition HGPIN for the one-year study.

Health Events
The Tampa Tribune – Dec. 19
SHOP FOR A CURE: Moffitt Cancer Center, a member of the Cancer Research Alliance, and Mall Networks, launched an online shopping mall to benefit cancer research.

New drug promising for melanoma
Yahoo! News – Dec. 17 (also on Reuters and MSNBC)
As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Weber, at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, and colleagues studied 88 patients with unresectable metastatic melanoma.

The gift of health
The Lakeland Ledger – Dec. 16
A dietician from Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa suggests rolling washed cranberries in white sugar. When they're dry they look festive as a garnish for just about anything.

Diplomat Elementary teacher leaves legacy
News-Press – Dec. 15
She was assigned to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, and had chemotherapy. She needed a bone marrow transplant, but no match could be found.

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