March 21, 2008

Support State Legislation Merging Byrd Center With USF
The Tampa Tribune – March 21
Byrd Jr. patterned the center after the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, which also is on USF's campus but is independent of the university.

Fashion Show, Luncheon Planned
The Tampa Tribune – March 21
SOUTH TAMPA - Pediatric cancer researchers from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute were among guests at a recent reception linking the ...

Free skin cancer screenings will be offered at Roger Dean Stadium before today's baseball game
The Palm Beach Post – March 21
… The Spring Swing-Moffitt's Sun Safety Tour is a partnership of the Moffitt Cancer Center and the Tampa Bay Rays. The tour is offering screenings at nine spring training games throughout March. …

Support State Legislation Merging Byrd Center With USF
The Tampa Tribune – March 21
Byrd Jr. patterned the center after the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, which also is on USF's campus but is independent of the university. ...

Events
The Tampa Tribune – March 21
Moffitt Cancer Center and the Tampa Bay Rays will present the Sun Safety Tour, free skin cancer screenings offered two hours before game time at local baseball games.

Moffitt's Desire To Grow Hits Snag
The Tampa Tribune –  March 20
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute’s $400 million expansion plan has run into yet more trouble, now that Senate leaders have sent the funding bill before a committee chairman who opposes it.

Adherex to Present ADH-1 Phase I/II Melanoma Trial Data at the ...
CNNMoney.com – March 20
Participating centers include Duke University Medical Center, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Lehigh Valley Hospital and H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center. ...

Cancer survivors camp needs volunteer teachers
Tampabay.com – March 19
First held in May 2005, the camp is organized by LUNA (Latinos United for New Awakening), which collaborates with the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and ...

Cancer survivors camp needs volunteer teachers 
St. Petersburg Times – March 19
The three-day retreat is for Hispanic women diagnosed with cancer. First held in May 2005, the camp is organized by LUNA (Latinos United for New Awakening), which collaborates with the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, the Tampa Bay Community Cancer Network and Morton Plant Mease Health Care.

Plan Cuts Byrd Center Funding
The Tampa Tribune –  March 18
Bean’s plan ran afoul of politics last year, as legislators in both chambers rose to preserve funding dedicated to favored entities including Tampa’s Byrd Institute and H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, both named for former House speakers.

Griese will pitch for skin cancer detection at The Dean 
Jupiter Courier –  March 18

The former Dolphins quarterback will also be making a pitch about skin cancer screenings as part of the Moffitt’s Sub Safety Tour Spring Swing.

Minimally Invasive Procedure Reduces Mortality Compared With Open ...
DG News – March 18
... H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida. To performed a statistical comparison of rates of blood loss, lengths of hospitalisation, operative times, ...

New link between cancer and Alzheimer's found
The Oracle –  March 18
Researchers from USF, the Mayo Clinic and the Moffitt Cancer Center found a link between the cancer-related protein Akt and the protein tau.

RUNNER TAKING A CROWD WITH HIM
St. Petersburg Times –  March 18
In an effort to raise funds and awareness for H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tiller, 46, will wear an Full Circle Financial tribute jersey with names in memorial, honor or support of people who make donations for their loved ones who have fallen to cancer or who are cancer survivors.

Research Coast leaders told: Be creative, network 
TCPalm.com –  March 17

Speakers were from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, the Burnham Institute, Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies, the University of Florida, the Moffitt Cancer Center, the Danforth Institute, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Indian River Medical Center, Martin Memorial Medical Center and Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and Heart Institute.

Daylong seminar series showcases kinds of research going on in region
TCPalm.com –  March 17
Attendees will hear speakers from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, the Burnham Institute, Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies, the University of Florida, the Moffitt Cancer Center and Merck.

NCCN Conference Offers a Peek into Internet Medicine's Future
Centre Daily Times –  March 16
… Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, FL; Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY;

Ham radio operators pass emergency test
Palm Beach Post –  March 15
Screenings will be performed by dermatologists and staff from Martin Memorial Medical Center and Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. No appointment is necessary.

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