October 3, 2008

THINK PINK: 'My mom is the strongest woman I know'
The Florida Times Union – Oct. 2
My mom and I packed our bags and moved to Tampa so that my mom could start the bone marrow transplant at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Experts confront cancer trend: aging population, new challenges
News-Medical.net – Oct. 2
Conference participants came from a range of academic medical centers, including the University of California, Los Angeles; the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa; University of Arizona in Tucson; and The Cleveland Clinic.

FACTors Breast Cancer Education Conference
Get the FACTs! (video, 6:47)
Studio 10 – Oct. 1
FACTors is a breast cancer patient and family, education, information and support program within the Don & Erika Wallace Breast Cancer Program at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

Louis De La Parte Jr.: He Lived To Help Others
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 1
"He really dedicated his life to helping people," said David de la Parte, 47, a Tampa attorney and general counsel for the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

Pasco officials sweat release of T. Rowe Price news 
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 1
Or the proposal could death-spiral into Pasco being outbid, as happened in 2006 when Hillsborough outgunned Pasco for the Moffitt cancer research center's expansion.

Hospitals Deliver the Goods for Working Mothers 
HealthLeaders – Oct. 1
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa. FL, is on the Top 100 list. Yvette Tremonti, vice president for human resources at the 162-bed private, nonprofit hospital, says more than 80% of Moffitt's 3,600 employees are women.

UW to Use Microsoft Amalga to Support Research 
Eastside Business – Sept. 30 (The Microsoft Amalga story ran in multiple publications nationwide.) 
Microsoft Amalga is in use at other renowned U.S. healthcare institutions, including District of Columbia Primary Care Association, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Johns Hopkins Health System, Novant Health, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, St. Joseph Health System and the Wisconsin Health Information Exchange.

T. Rowe Price may move from Tampa to Land O'Lakes 
St. Petersburg Times – Sept. 30
It would break with Pasco's decades-long status as a bedroom community that loses bids for white-collar or corporate jobs, such as the major Tampa expansion of the Moffitt cancer research center in 2006.

Genetic library catalogs cancer to find a cure
Tampa Bay’s 10 – Sept. 29
Dr. Rebecca Sutphen is used to researching cancer at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

St. Lucie County School Zone: Sept. 28
The Stuart News – Sept. 28
"I would like to express my sincere appreciation for the most wonderful get well cards from my students as well as the thoughts and prayers from the Mariposa staff as I try to beat this cancer and travel back and forth from home to the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Health Events
The Tampa Tribune – Sept. 27
The 21st annual FACTors breast cancer education conference, presented by the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, will be held Oct. 11 at the Hyatt Regency Tampa, 211 N. Tampa St.

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