October 17, 2008

Brandon entertainment calendar 
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 17
Whole Foods market will host a wine and cheese tasting to benefit Miles for Moffitt, a nonprofit organization that supports cancer research.

State of a union: Divided by politics, wedded to harmony
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 17
Lynne, an administrator at Moffitt Cancer Center, sides with Obama because of his stances on abortion, health care and gun control. Under Obama's tax plan, ...

Dr Douglas Prasher reprised on Inside Edition
ScienceBlogs – Oct. 16
I've seen a public solicitations to Prasher to apply for research positions at places like the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center at the University of South ...

Woman accused of taking cancer donations
Ocala Star-Banner – Oct. 16
Her mother, Zharmenna Shcherban, was treated for cancer at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa this spring.

Four years of work in a day 
FOX-13 – Oct. 16
Those ladies from Moffitt Cancer Center spent their day doing that. Companies from all over the Bay area sent people over there.

Making The World Better
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 15
Kenji Sun, 11, thought of helping H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center patients because his mother is a cancer survivor.

'It's unreal' says woman accused of theft from cancer foundation bucket
Ocala Star-Banner – Oct. 15
Her mother, Zharmenna Shcherban, was treated for cancer at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa in April, May and June.

McCain Health Proposal Relies on Freedom of Choice
HumanEvents.com – Oct. 15
Sen. McCain unveiled his ideas for health care reform in a speech at the University of South Florida’s Moffitt Cancer Center in April.

Homebuilding Project Done In Memory Of Suzie
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 14
Volunteers are from Citigroup and All State Homes, sponsors of the project, and Moffitt Cancer Center. A special Women Build day will take place Friday.

Oncologist joins medical staff
The Daily Beacon – Oct. 14
Lewis received specialized training in carcinomas and cutaneous malignancies during a two-year fellowship at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

HPV infection rates similar in men and women
Reuters Health – Oct. 14
Because male-to-female transmission of HPV influences the risk of cancer in women, Dr. Anna R. Giuliano of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida, and colleagues and sought out more information on the matter.

Fort Pierce fundraiser to help woman with rare form of cancer
TCPalm.com – Oct. 14
According to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, she has less than a year to live and is in need of "stem cell rescue" transplant.

KC University of Medicine honors Dr. Escher of Moffitt Cancer 
Hillsborough Health – Oct. 13
A 1997 graduate of KCUMB’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Escher is president and partner of Tranquility Anesthesia, PLC, and serves as an attending anesthesiologist at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

Working Mother's '100 Best' shows family-friendly has come a long way, baby
Palm Beach Post – Oct. 12
The only other Florida-based company on the list was Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. A complete list of the 100 Best is available at

Is It In Your Genes?
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 11 (This story was picked up by other news outlets such as 
WSLS Channel 10)
Finding the mutation of genes called BRCA1 and BRCA2 is not the same as getting a cancer diagnosis, says Rebecca Sutphen, director of genetic counseling and testing at Tampa's H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.


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