March 7, 2008

USF College of Medicine faces 'decision point' about its future
Tampa Bay Business Journal – March 7
If approved, it would be the second hospital on the USF's Tampa campus. The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute has a 162-bed hospital for cancer patients.

Painkillers ease, prolong life for Moffitt cancer patients
St. Petersburg Times – March 7
But he began taking them regularly once he became a patient at Moffitt Cancer Center. He says the pills keep him mobile, which he thinks is prolonging his ...

Another Reason To Never Give Up
The Tampa Tribune – March 7
Last year, it grew into the ballroom of a swank hotel, and the proceeds included a $1 million melanoma research grant at Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center. ...

Estrogen Brings Breast Cancer Back
WebMD – March 7
Rock's advice makes a lot of sense to Charles Cox, MD, a surgical oncologist in the breast program at Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center. ...

Amy Scherzer's Diary
St. Petersburg Times – March 7
March 14: Andrea's Sip for Life benefits Amandalee Pediatric Sarcoma Fund research at Moffitt Cancer Center; 7 p.m.; Ybor City State Museum; $100; 248-3000, ext. 31.

Labor unions 'rat' on Moffitt
The Oracle – March 7
Large signs, bright fliers and 15-foot rats confronted anyone visiting the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in the last month.

Terry Bradshaw to speak at annual cancer fundraiser
Naples Daily News – March 6
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute Foundation will host its annual fundraiser at 6 p.m. Friday at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort, Naples.

Construction on Martin's first research park could start next year
TCPalm.com – March 6
In addition, the research park could provide space for companies that want to work with Martin Memorial and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute to improve drugs used to treat cancer.

New smoking policy clears air
The Oracle – March 6
Patients and employees who want to smoke a cigarette at the Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute will now have to think twice.

Patrol your moles
Star-Banner – March 4
It was the result of collaboration of Ocala Regional Medical Center - West Marion's sister hospital - with Moffitt Cancer Center's Mole Patrol, AAA South, and a local woman's drive to prevent others from going through what she did.

Health Events
The Ledger – March 4
CONVERSATIONS ABOUT COLORECTAL CANCER, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Moffitt Cancer Center, Stabile Research Building, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa.

Hooters helps makes half marathon history
The News-Press – March 3
Those are just the words Mike Jones, a manager with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training, wants to hear. Sunday’s proceeds will benefit the society as well as the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Travel to Tampa for Cancer Conferences
The Ledger – March 2
Conversations About Colorectal Cancer will be 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Moffitt Cancer Center. This is an interactive seminar hosted by Moffitt and the Colon Cancer Alliance, a national patient advocacy organization.

Hooters' half marathon a success for charity
WBBH-TV, NBC 2 – March 2
The first ever Hooters to Hooters half marathon took place in Fort Myers early Sunday morning. More than 400 people signed up to run and raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Moffitt Cancer Center.

Hooters to Hooters half-marathon 
WinkNews.com – March 2
The money raised will go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Don't die of embarrassment – get screened
Pensacola News Journal – March 2
Baptist Health Care is proud to be an affiliate of the Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute to provide world-class cancer treatment and prevention.

Day One of Year Last
RaysDigest.com – March 1
He is the chairman of Moffitt's Board of Advisors and today marked the first of nine dates on the Spring Swing-Moffitt's Sun Safety Tour where free screenings for skin cancer will take place two hours before game time.

Jackson Follows Plan, Gets Results
The Tampa Tribune – March 1
Donaldson also will host an 11 a.m. reception at Progress Energy Park in conjunction with the Moffitt Cancer Center's drive to raise skin-cancer awareness.

Artist Explores Passion With A Touch Of Glass
The Tampa Tribune – March 1
The bracelets cost $38 and a portion of the proceeds go to H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa.

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