November 28, 2008

Patients Get New Type of Care
The Lakeland Ledger – Nov. 28
She helped start the palliative care service at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and now, along with registered nurse Carrie Ogilvie, is co-director of Lakeland Regional's Center for Advancing Quality of Life.

Family's loss moves them to help others
Tampa Bay’s 10 – Nov. 27
Tyler had accompanied a family friend, Patti Snyder, on an Angel Flight for her treatments at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Artist finds inspiration in Pasco student 
St. Petersburg Times – Nov. 27
She can't wait to introduce her to an art therapist at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, who, unlike volunteer Sears, makes her living that way.

Prostate cancer experts discuss advanced treatments
WMNF 88.5 FM – Nov. 24
Seven researchers revealed advanced treatments for prostate cancer this afternoon at the Moffitt Cancer Center on the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus.

Two Drugs Showing Results Against Breast Cancer
The Suncoast News – Nov. 25
Turkson, a former research fellow at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, in Tampa, has obtained patents for both compounds and is look for partners to help him continue testing and developing them.

Wish Book lets users help those less fortunate
The Miami Herald – Nov. 26
The government fast-tracked his citizenship status, clearing the way for Medicaid benefits. A donor came through. Doctors in Tampa performed the transplant. Three weeks later, his wife gave birth to their second child. Today, his cancer is in remission.

Lung cancer survivor shares his story
Tampa Bay’s 10 – Nov. 24
Monday morning Dennis and his Dr. Eric Haura, a medical oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center, joined Ginger on set to talk about the treatment that saved his life.

People & Changes
The Lakeland Ledger – Nov. 24
MOFFITT CANCER CENTER welcomes Merritt Martin, a Lakeland native, to its government relations team.

Worthy causes always in fashion
Ocala Star-Banner – Nov. 23
Past beneficiaries have included Shands hospital, Moffitt Center in Tampa, the Andrew Semesco Foundation in Ocala and scholarships for student nurses focusing on oncology.

Ants and God and us | Nov. 16, Perspective (Letter to the Editor)
St. Petersburg Times – Nov. 23
Lodovico Balducci, professor of oncology and medicine, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa

Briefs: United Church of Christ in St. Petersburg will install new pastor Nov. 30 
St. Petersburg Times – Nov. 23
Robinson served for 10 years as an associate pastor and director of the department of Christian education and pastoral counseling at Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, President-elect Barack Obama's former church, and 14 years as chaplain of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute at the University of South Florida.

HPV vaccine prevents genital warts in males, reports study
North County Times – Nov. 23
"This opens the door to a wonderful opportunity to prevent illness," said Anna Giuliano, a researcher at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., who worked on the Merck study.

Veterans form bone marrow cancer support group in Naples
Naples Daily News – Nov. 22
For instance, some people may opt for treatment at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa or elsewhere, he said.


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