July 18, 2008

Stuart cancer patient, teen boy die in Angel Flight crash near Tampa
Palm Beach Post – July 18
Patricia Snyder, 49, of Stuart was returning from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute when the small plane she was in crashed.

Volunteer pilot dies in crash 
FOX-13 – July 18
Mcclellan was coming to Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa for medical treatment.

Medical Charity Flight Ends In Tragedy, 3 Dead
The Tampa Tribune – July 17 (This same article was picked up by several media outlets.)
With him in his small airplane was a cancer patient and a teenage friend of her family. The woman had just finished a treatment at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Smokers light up after pain
The Oracle – July 17 (This same article was picked up by several media outlets.)
The study, conducted by researchers from USF and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, could have important implications for smokers who suffer from chronic pain.

High tech lab could bring bay area jobs 
St. Petersburg Times – July 16
Last year, Hillsborough commissioners agreed to spend $28-million to entice drugmaker Merck & Co. to build a research center in partnership with the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute near USF.

Debutantes Are Introduced At Confederacy Ball
The Tampa Tribune – July 16
A quilt honoring people with leiomyosarcoma and gastrointestinal stromal tumors will be on display in the art studio on the third floor of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute through July.

Free Event At Library Features Selmon, Health Information
The Tampa Tribune – July 16
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute is joining with NFL Hall of Famer and community leader Lee Roy Selmon to promote healthy families and communities.

Tampa couple's love really did conquer all 
St. Petersburg Times – July 16

Thanks to treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center, she survived and went on to meet her future husband.

The Power Of One Big 'Tampa Bay'
The Tampa Tribune – July 15
We would not have what is arguably the finest airport in the nation, and the University of South Florida would look a whole lot different. The Moffitt Cancer Center would probably be elsewhere in the state.

A lifetime with Type 1 diabetes 
St. Petersburg Times – July 15
When she and her husband moved to Brandon nine years ago to be with their daughter and her family, Murray joined the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, where she works in the case management department.

Tampa cancer survivor wins $100,000 dream wedding
St. Petersburg Times – July 15
Thanks to treatment at the Moffitt Cancer Center, she survived and went on to meet her future husband.

Special Report: Best Practices
Bio-IT World – July 14
The M2Gen project won an Bio-IT World Best Practice award for Translational and Personalized Medicine.

With his idol on his side, a guitarist with cancer plays on
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – July 13
Debilitating bouts of radiation and chemotherapy at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa appeared to have wrung it out of his system by the spring of 2007.

Profiles of new or promoted Tampa Bay executives 
St. Petersburg Times – July 13
Fenton earned bachelor's and master's degrees from National University, is a diversity and advisory board member at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and is managing director of the Tampa Bay Executive Forum.

Lies, Damned Lies And …
Newsweek – July 12
But that’s not what biostatistician Michael Schell of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute will be unveiling next month.

All skin colors are at risk of sunburn 
St. Petersburg Times – July 12
Dr. Vernon Sondak, the division chief of Cutaneous Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center, says sun damage and skin cancer does not discriminate.

Town Talk: Attend fundraiser to benefit man battling bone cancer
The News-Press – July 12
Earlier this week, Dave Hogoboom checked into the H.E. Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa for a bone marrow transplant.

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