May 2, 2008

Sen. McCain lays out health care plan on Denver visit
cw2.com, CO – May 2
... positions first laid out on Tuesday in a major policy speech at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center on the University of Southern Florida campus. ...

Health Care News From the Campaign Trail for the Week of May 2
California Healthline, CA – May 2
In a speech at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, McCain detailed his health care proposal and for the first ...

5 ways to tell difference between mole and melanoma
WTSP, Tampa Bay's 10 – May 2
Years later, the tan has faded and the 27-year-old spends her time at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. "I just dropped when I heard I had melanoma ...

Miles To Run Before She Slows
The Tampa Tribune - May 2
Two weeks after her second diagnosis, Terri and Peter were scheduled to run in 2007's Miles for Moffitt 5K run at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center. ...

McCain Offers Market-Based Health Plan
The Washington Post – May 1
Sen. John McCain and his wife, Cindy, tour the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute at the University of South Florida in Tampa.

Heather: How a skin cancer exam saved my life
Tampa Bay's 10, FL - May 1
… for the argument that you need sunlight to make vitamin D, a melanoma expert with the Moffitt Cancer Center told me we get enough sun exposure walking to our cars and running errands in Florida. …

USF-to-UCF run helps needy kids
St. Petersburg Times – May 1
… Bessette got a call from a woman who works at Moffitt Cancer Center who read about him in the St. Petersburg Times. She …

John McCain's Remarks on Healthcare 
FOX-4 (Kansas City) – May 1
Tuesday, I toured the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, where with skill, ingenuity, and perseverance, they are turning new technologies against one of the oldest enemies of humanity -- cancer.

McCain's Approach To Health-Care Reform
CBS News – May 1
Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., talks to doctors, nurses, scientists and health care workers, Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

Bush war on health care ‘violated laws’
People’s Weekly World Newspaper – May 1
McCain unveiled his health care plan at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa April 29.

Clinton gaining 
Arab Times (Kuwait) – May 1
“You simply choose the insurance provider that suits you best,” McCain said in a speech Tuesday at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa.

McCain Would Scrap Employer-Based Health Insurance for Open-Market Coverage 
Medpage Today – April 30
In the speech, delivered at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute here, McCain proposed a system that focuses on tax credits to let individuals buy policies in a competitive open market.

Fact Check: Obama and the gas taxes
The Bakersfield Californian – April 30
Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., talks to doctors, nurses, scientists and health care workers, Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

McCain unveils plan 
Wapakoneta Daily News – April 30
“You simply choose the insurance provider that suits you best,” McCain said in a speech Tuesday at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Fla.

McCain Introduced by Healthcare Lobbyist at Healthcare Event
KXnet.com – April 30
At his health care policy event yesterday at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Florida, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was introduced by the institute's chairman, former Republican senator Connie Mack.

McCain Health Care Plan Extreme, Ideological, Critics Say
ePluribus Media – April 30
“I’ll work tirelessly to address the problem,” Mr. McCain said in a speech here at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

McCain's Health-Care Proposal
Business Week – April 30
Health care in America "should be available to all, and not limited by where you work or how much you make," McCain said in a speech delivered in Tampa at the University of South Florida's H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

McCain outlines his health care plan
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – April 30
"But I won't create another entitlement program," he said in remarks prepared for delivery at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Fla.

Obama labels remarks by minister ‘ridiculous’ 
The Register-Guard – April 30
“Insurance companies could no longer take your business for granted, offering narrow plans with escalating costs,” he said during a speech at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Fla.

McCain Offers Market-Based Health Plan
CBS News – April 30
Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., talks to doctors, nurses, scientists and health care workers, Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

McCain pushes credits, other healthcare reforms
The Miami Herald – April 30
"I won't create another entitlement program that Washington will let get out of control," said McCain, speaking at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in front of 250 Moffitt staff members and journalists.

McCain Pushes a Health-Care Plan With Less Regulation
The Wall Street Journal – April 30
"The key to real reform is to restore control over our health-care system to the patients themselves," Sen. McCain, the likely Republican presidential nominee, said Tuesday at the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

McCain Wants an Open-Market Healthcare
eNews 2.0 – April 30
"You simply choose the insurance provider that suits you best," McCain said in a speech Tuesday at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa.

Obama denounces pastor; Clinton will appear on O'Reilly 
FOX-13 – April 30
Meanwhile, John McCain is still trying to make news, and he did here in Tampa. He toured Moffitt Cancer Center, then unveiled the details of his healthcare plan.

McCain Relying on Tax Credits to Fuel Wider Coverage, Competition
CQ Politics – April 30
People could stick with employer coverage or use the credit to “choose the insurance provider that suits you best,” McCain said in his prepared remarks at the Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.

McCain health care plan proposes a you-pick market 
St. Petersburg Times – April 30
Dr. Joel Turner of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute talks on Tuesday to Sen. John McCain, center, and his wife, Cindy, about research done in the laboratory in Tampa.

McCain Health Care Plan: Tax Credits For Insurance
The Tampa Tribune – April 30
"The key to real reform is to restore control over our health care system to the patients themselves," McCain told a small group of health care professionals gathered at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute at the University of South Florida.

McCain Favors Open Market Health Coverage
WCVB-TV – April 30
"You simply choose the insurance provider that suits you best," McCain said in a speech Tuesday at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa.

McCain Favors Open Market Health Coverage
WSB-TV 2 – April 30
"You simply choose the insurance provider that suits you best," McCain said in a speech Tuesday at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa.

McCain proposes tax credits for health insurance 
International Herald Tribune – April 29

"You simply choose the insurance provider that suits you best," McCain said in a speech Tuesday at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa.

McCain calls for healthcare competition
United Press International – April 29
"Americans need new choices beyond those offered in employment-based coverage. Americans want a system built so that wherever you go and wherever you work, your health plan goes with you," McCain told an audience at the University of South Florida's Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

Federal Money in Health Care Plan From McCain 
The New York Times – April 29
“I’ll work tirelessly to address the problem,” Mr. McCain said in a speech here at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

John McCain's Remarks on Healthcare 
FOX-55 – April 29
I appreciate the hospitality of the University of South Florida, and this opportunity to meet with you at the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

Return Of The Mack
The Hotline – April 29
Mack is chairman of the board of directors of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, where McCain's event was held.

McCain's Health Care Reforms 
WUSF – April 29
In his speech to an invited audience at the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, McCain acknowledged that people with existing conditions may have difficulty getting insurance.

Today on the presidential campaign trail
The Associated Press – April 29
"You simply choose the insurance provider that suits you best," McCain said in a speech Tuesday at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

McCain health care plan emphasizes personal responsibility
CNN – April 29
"But many of us never quite get around to it, and the wake-up call doesn't come until the ambulance arrives or we're facing a tough diagnosis," said McCain at the University of South Florida's Moffitt Cancer Center Tuesday.

McCain Unveils Health Care Plan
CBS News – April 29
“Health care in America should be affordable by all, not just the wealthy,” McCain said at the University of South Florida's Moffitt Cancer Center.

McCain offers plan to reform health care system
WTSP-TV, Tampa Bay’s 10 – April 29
During a campaign stop at the Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute McCain outlined a plan that would allow people to pick their own insurance provider and their own coverage plan regardless of what their employer offers.

McCain here Thursday; proposes $5,000 family tax credit to buy health insurance
WKYC – April 29
McCain is at the Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa today and will be in Allentown Penn., Wednesday, before coming to Ohio.

McCain Announces Health Care Plan In Tampa 
Central Florida News 13 – April 29
"Millions of Americans would be making their own health care choices again," McCain told an audience of doctors, nurses and patients at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa.

McCain Will Present Health Care Policy Speech At Moffitt
The Tampa Tribune – April 26
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain will make what his campaign calls a major policy speech on health care at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa on Tuesday.

Other Moffitt News

5 ways to tell difference between mole and melanoma
Tampa Bay’s 10 News – May 2
Years later, the tan has faded and the 27-year-old spends her time at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.  "I just dropped when I heard I had melanoma. My entire life dropped….

Independent Byrd Institute Will Better Serve Public 
The Tampa Tribune – May 2
It has served the institute well to have been partly modeled after the Moffitt Cancer Center, another similarly independent institute on the University of South Florida campus…

Miles To Run Before She Slows
The Tampa Tribune – May 2
Two weeks after her second diagnosis, Terri and Peter were scheduled to run in 2007's Miles for Moffitt 5K run at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center. Peter planned to make it a race Terri would never forget.

Research Meets Politics, And Loses Big
The Tampa Tribune – April 30
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center loses $11 million for research into cancer-treating drugs.

Taking Cancer On At Its Base
The Tampa Tribune – April 29
Soldiers in the war on cancer are fighting with new and more powerful weapons, including an international team at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

Study Examines Success Rates of Phase III Clinical Trials
American Cancer Society – April 29
The research team, which is based at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida, looked at 624 National Cancer Institute-sponsored phase III trials involving 216,451 people.

Legislators Make Major Cuts To State Budget
The Tampa Tribune – April 28
Legislators cut expansion plans for the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, which is too bad, but should be expected in difficult times like these. About $2 million was left in the budget…

Final State Budget Plan Reached
The Tampa Tribune – April 27
Tampa's H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute lost its fight for $10 million to begin expanding its campus. The center loses a portion of its tobacco-tax funding for construction costs this year,…

USF's Stephen Klasko riles and rallies in case for campus hospital 
St. Petersburg Times – April 27
"He's one of the most creative people I've met in terms of medical school administration," said Dr. Bill Dalton, chief executive of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

Event A Real Lifesaver
The Tampa Tribune – April 26
The event was organized by the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute and its collaborating partners, including the Tampa Bay Community Cancer Network, …

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