June 20, 2008

Vitale gala raised $1.2 million to fight cancer
The Bradenton Herald – June 20
Over the last three years, the Dick Vitale Gala has brought in more than $2.8 million, which funded cancer research grants at All Children's Hospital and Moffitt Cancer Center.

Care for Caregivers
WQAD – June 20
The study at Moffitt Cancer Center is open to patients and their caregivers for the next year.

Hundreds take advantage of health fair at Good Samaritan Mission 
St. Petersburg Times – June 20
Later she could get a free mammogram in a mobile unit brought by the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

States push biotech research funding
The Arizona Republic – June 18
Large pharmaceutical companies have taken notice, too, with Merck & Co. establishing a for-profit research venture with H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute of Tampa.

Get on the Cancer Bus, Gus, in Tampa or Orlando
The Lakeland Ledger – June 17
On Thursday, June 26, it touches down at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, 12902 Magnolia Drive, from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Summer Time Sun Damage
Hernando Today – June 15 (This story has appeared in other editions of The Tampa Tribune.)
"People who mean well often don't get the protection they need," says Vernon Sondak, division chief for cutaneous oncology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Fla.

Gene tests drive Brevard family to eliminate risks
Florida Today – June 16
For BRCA1, for example, carrying the gene mutation means an increased risk of 30 percent to 87 percent over an average lifetime risk for breast cancer, said Dr. Rebecca Sutphen, director of clinical genetic testing at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Gene tests drive Brevard family to eliminate risks
The Gainesville Sun – June 14
He added that his goals are to support Interim Dean Mike Good and the senior leadership of the college, to assist in implementing a planned partnership with the Moffitt Cancer Institute and "to facilitate President Machen's planned adjustments to the respective roles of the provost and senior vice president for health affairs."

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