September 12, 2008

Healing music
Bay News 9 – Sept. 12
Now, patients at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa are getting help from a special kind of treatment that doesn't come in a bottle.

Health Events
The Tampa Tribune – Sept. 12
BREAST CANCER: The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa. A new support group for breast cancer patients and ...

Fundraisers encounter fluctuations 
St. Petersburg Times – Sept. 12
... Organizers for the Magnolia Ball added a major gift solicitation to the auction that night, resulting in a bigger payoff for H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.  ...

Social calendar for 2008-2009 
St. Petersburg Times – Sept. 12
Jules Burt Glam Ball benefits Young Survival Coalition and Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation.

Don Shula joins Moffitt Cancer Center board
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Sept. 11
Former NFL coach Don Shula has joined the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Board of Advisors.

USF President Envisions Campus Diabetes Hospital
The Tampa Tribune – Sept. 11
"In order for us to be a great medical school, we need a hospital that looks like Moffitt on our campus," said Klasko, referring to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute at USF, which works with the university but is not a part of it.

USF president upbeat on university's future 
St. Petersburg Times – Sept. 11
"We intend to show the power of science-based health care and how it can help the region and the state and the world," Genshaft said, likening the new center to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

Breastfeeding helps mom detect lump
Tampa Bay’s 10 – Sept. 10
Dr. Catherine Lee, a breast surgeon at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa explains the sentinel node biopsy "is one where we only take a few of the lymph nodes out."

Your donation can help mom's fight with cancer
Fort Pierce Tribune – Sept. 10
According to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, she has less than a year to live and is need of a "stem cell rescue" transplant.

Cancer: A Long List of Missed Opportunities 
Newsweek – Sept. 9
Gerold Bepler, chief of the division of thoracic oncology (that’s lung cancer) at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, started his Ph.D. thesis on Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 1980 and then turned to lung cancer as a post-doctoral fellow.

Skin cancer: Not just a 'white' issue
The Florida Times-Union – Sept. 8
After her diagnosis, she decided to seek treatment at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa.

Total Cancer Care at Moffitt Cancer Center 
ABC Action News – Sept. 8
Now a cutting edge clinical trial is underway at Tampa's own Moffitt Cancer Center that may change how cancer patients are treated.

Bigger not necessarily better for surgeon care
Orlando Sentinel – Sept. 7
For example, a doctor in a smaller community may see a sarcoma, a rare form of soft tissue cancer, once or twice in a career whereas a doctor at a sarcoma center, such as the one at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, may see many times this number in a year.


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