November 7, 2008

Etc.: A weekend of fun stuff to do that also helps various causes 
St. Petersburg Times – Nov. 7
This 3.1-mile run tonight is open to runners and walkers, and benefits the Amandalee Fund for Pediatric Sarcoma Cancer Research at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

Brain tumor robs a scrapper of a future 
St. Petersburg Times – Nov. 6
In October, he began treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, where he received a drug called Avastin, administered through a port in his chest.

Candidates' Visits Cost Local Agencies $175,000-Plus
The Tampa Tribune – Nov. 6
University of South Florida police spent $5,177 in personnel costs to handle McCain's April 29 speech at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Biden's Oct. 8 appearance at the Sun Dome,

Pasco offers incentive package to lure T. Rowe Price 
St. Petersburg Times – Nov. 6
In 2006, it was $15-million for the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, which was mulling a move to Wesley Chapel. That deal fell apart when Moffitt decided to expand in Tampa instead.

Personal genomes: A disruptive personality, disrupted
Nature News – Nov. 5
One of the next phases in that progression will add in more clinical information from Merck collaborators such as the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida.

Dems takes District 11
Bradenton Herald – Nov. 5
She touted the millions in federal money she steered to the University of South Florida, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and local Veterans Affairs medical facilities.

Salute to Veterans Cruise set aboard SS American Victory
Tampa Bay Newspapers – Nov. 4
Health professionals from Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center will be aboard to provide free skin cancer screenings during the cruise. Cruise tickets are $99 per person and include breakfast and a box lunch.

CDC: HPV-Associated Cancer Study
InjuryBoard.com – Nov. 3
… lowering the risk of cancer in their sexual partners, said Dr. Anna R. Giuliano of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida.

Familiar foes face off for
Bradenton Herald – Nov. 2
Castor, 42, also helped steer a $6 million research grant for the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, $3.5 million to expand USF’s nursing program and $2.5 million to USF for an electronic medical records…

Raising lung cancer awareness
The Scranton Times-Tribune – Nov. 1
“There are pervasive misconceptions about lung cancer today,” Dr. Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D, said in a release from the Comprehensive Thoracic Oncology Program at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa…

Health Events
The Tampa Tribune – Nov. 1
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center will present the second biennial Latinos y el cancer educational symposium from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Vincent A. Stabile Research Building…

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