January 25, 2008

Romney Plays Himself
The American Spectator – Jan. 25
At an appearance later in the day at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Romney defended mandates, which force individuals to purchase health insurance or face fines, by citing the "free rider"…

Florida researchers team up to fight cancer
Bay News 9 – Jan. 24
Three state institutions are teaming up with one goal -- to cure cancer. Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa announced its newly-formed partnership with Shands Health Care and the University of Florida.

Moffitt, UF Joining Forces
The Tampa Tribune – Jan. 24
Tampa's H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute and the University of Florida announced a partnership Wednesday that will benefit Moffitt's efforts to build the world's largest cancer…

Romney touts business skills
St. Petersburg Times – Jan. 24
"You can't have a strong military without having a strong economy," Romney told employees of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute at the ...

Romney, Giuliani Target McCain In Florida Race
The Tampa Tribune – Jan. 24
Romney on Wednesday chose the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute as the setting for his Tampa campaign stop, followed by an appearance at an afternoon rally of about 150 supporters…

McCain took 'detour,' Romney campaign says
Palm Beach Post – Jan. 24
I didn't make it a practice as governor to talk about federal legislation," Romney said at a campaign stop at the Moffitt Cancer & Research Institute in Tampa.

Shands, Moffitt cooperate on cancer
The Independent Florida Alligator – Jan. 24
UF and Shands HealthCare announced a new partnership with the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center on Wednesday.

Romney Hopes Executive Experience Will Distinguish Himself
CBS News – Jan. 23
Romney made his remarks after touring the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, a facility that employs over 3500 people. ...

Candidates focus on the economy
Los Angeles Times – Jan. 23
Mitt Romney speaks to employees at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. Romney said the Federal Reserve made "a wise move'' yesterday in ...

Hospitals, UF to work together to improve cancer care
Associated Press – Jan. 23 (This story appeared in multiple publications statewide.)
Moffitt Cancer Center, Shands HealthCare and the University of Florida announced Wednesday they will work together to develop world-class programs in cancer care, research and prevention.

ON THE TRAIL: Wednesday, January 23, 2008
CNN Politics.com – Jan. 23
Mitt Romney is in Florida, where he holds a "Change Begins with Us" tour stop in Sarasota, and tours the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute and holds a "Change Begins with Us" tour stop in Tampa.

Moffitt strengthens ties with UF, Shands
St. Petersburg Times – Jan. 23
Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center is partnering with University of Florida and Shands HealthCare in Gainesville to improve cancer care and research at the three institutions.

Moffitt Cancer Center partners with UF
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Jan. 23
The partnership, which will extend Tampa-based Moffitt's model of comprehensive patient care to UF and Shands cancer programs, was outlined at a joint news conference in UF's new…

Romney brings campaign to Tampa
WTVT Fox 13 – Jan. 23
After touring a lab the Moffitt Cancer Center, Romney tied the heath care crisis to the teetering economy, and the governor took credit for extending health insurance to all in Massachusetts.

Romney on Science, Fellow Republicans, and a New Poll
Orlando Sentinel – Jan. 23
Mitt Romney tried to work some political alchemy Wednesday on researchers at Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center, saying he felt federal research funding should ...

Romney hammers on economic issues
The Miami Herald – Jan. 23
At a Tampa event later in the day at the Moffitt Cancer Center, he joked that the white-coated audience would probably go check their stock portfolios on the computer as soon as he finished talking.

Romney Says His Biz Resume Gives Him The Edge
Media General Washington Bureau – Jan. 23 (also appeared in The Tampa Tribune)
Romney on Wednesday chose the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute as the setting for his Tampa campaign stop, followed by an appearance at a ...

Romney says free market will improve health care
Palm Beach Post – Jan. 23
The former Massachusetts governor also had stops scheduled this afternoon at the Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute before returning to Broward …

Romney tours Moffitt Cancer Center
WMNF 88.5 FM – Jan. 23
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was on the University of South Florida campus today touring the Moffitt Cancer Center and speaking to Moffitt employees. Romney said he stands…

Romney Visits Bay Area
970 WFLA Radio – Jan. 23
Romney paid a visit to H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center on the campus of the University of South Florida. 

Moffitt Cancer Center/UF Shands Partnership
WRUF 850 AM – Jan. 23
Today the Tampa-based Moffitt Cancer Center and the U-F College of Medicine and Shands HealthCare will announce a new partnership that will have a substantial impact on cancer care…

New cancer research partner for UF
The Gainesville Sun – Jan. 23
Tampa-based H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center will partner with the University of Florida and Shands HealthCare in an innovative approach to cancer care.

Moffitt, UF to Collaborate
WUSF 89.7 – Jan. 23
Speakers lauded the partnership between Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center and the Gainesville campus. Under the arrangement, the hospitals and schools will look for opportunities…

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