February 15, 2008

Grant funding fuels cancer research
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Feb. 15
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute topped $65.5 million in grant funding for the first time in January, a more than 300 percent increase in grant funding since 1998.

Moffitt center poised to transform economy
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Feb. 15
A partnership between the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute and Hillsborough County could pave the way for a bustling biotechnology hub. As part of an agreement designed to ensure Moffitt's future expansion in Hillsborough, the two entities are working together to identify 200 to 300 acres in the county for a research park.

USF medical school requests its own hospital
St. Petersburg Times – Feb. 14
Such signature programs as maternal-fetal medicine would stay at Tampa General, he said. Nor would it try to imitate H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute or All Children's Hospital.

Donate A Gift That Keeps On Giving
The Tampa Tribune – Feb. 14
Florida Blood Services provides blood donations to 38 hospitals and 80 ambulatory care centers in Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough and Manatee counties, including H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute and All Children's Hospital.

GOLF PLUS: Griese, Fleisher to appear at event
The Bradenton Herald – Feb. 14
Sponsored by the Tampa-based Moffitt Cancer Center and the MDS Foundation, the event is a fundraiser for research into MDS, a fatal bone-marrow cancer.

Tampa Conference, Survey on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
The Lakeland Ledger – Feb. 13
Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa is seeking African-American women who have pursued or are considering genetic counseling and/or testing.

Despite odds, cancer patient still has hope
Palm Beach Post – Feb. 13
And while awareness is key, she would like to see more money go to researching treatment and a cure. In the meantime, she is undergoing a clinical trial at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

FSU Ph.D. graduate Grindy dies
Tallahassee Democrat – Feb. 13
As he went through his final round of treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa two weeks ago, he was still coaching his debaters over the phone.

Moffitt Researchers Seek Men for Green Tea-Cancer study 
ABC Action News – Feb. 12
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa need your help for a clinical trial that might prove once and for all whether green tea can prevent a certain type of cancer.

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