September 5, 2008

Forty Percent of Postmenopausal Breast Cancers Preventable by Lifestyle Changes
CancerConsultants.com – Sept. 5
Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center have reported that 40.7% of postmenopausal breast cancer can be prevented by changes in lifestyle.

First-ever ovarian cancer trial gets underway at Moffitt
ABC Action News – Sept. 5
A first of its kind clinical trial is getting underway at Moffitt Cancer Center where researchers think they can beat the cancer known as the silent killer.

Moffitt Center Stand up to Cancer information
ABC Action News — Sept. 4
Moffitt Cancer Center will Stand Up To Cancer Sept. 5 with a free educational event and public screening of the nationally televised show from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Vincent A. Stabile Research Building.

Sorority votes to give grant to Tampa cancer researcher
Sarasota Herald-Tribune — Sept. 3
One of the recipients was Jonathon Lancaster, M.D., of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute of Tampa.

Gas prices confine sick people
USA Today—Sept. 3
At the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, some skin cancer patients are delaying appointments because they can't afford gasoline, patient service representative Nicole Vliet says.

Moffitt Institute receives $10.5-million federal grant to study lung cancer 
St. Petersburg Times — Sept. 3
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute has received a $10.5-million federal grant to study lung cancer.

Novel Clinical Study For Lymphoma Patients Beginning
ScienceDaily — Sept. 2
Other NCI centers participating in this novel lymphoma study through the NCI’s Southeast Phase II Consortium include H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute (Tampa, Fla.), which is the coordinating center;

Moffitt Cancer Center receives prestigious grant
ABC Action News — Sept. 2
Moffitt Cancer Center is celebrating a grant totaling more than 10 million dollars towards lung cancer research.

Moffitt Cancer Center research team wins $10 million grant
Tampa Bay Business Journal — Sept. 2
The National Cancer Institute awarded a team led by Dr. Gerold Bepler, program leader for thoracic oncology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, a Specialized Programs of Research Excellence grant in lung cancer.

Por Tu Salud
Univision — Sept. 2
Moffit realizará investigación a médicos y pacientes del Papiloma Humano.

FSU graduate now at Moffitt
Sarasota Herald-Tribune — Sept. 2
Fritz received the National Cancer Institute-funded fellowship at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Things to do Tuesday, Sept. 2
St. Petersburg Times — Sept. 2
Moffitt Cancer Center will host a free cancer education event as a preview to the huge nationwide screening of the televised show Stand Up to Cancer beginning at 8 p.m. Friday.

Local cancer researchers get big boost
Bay News 9 — Sept. 2
Exciting news for Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. The National Cancer Institute has awarded Moffitt more than 10-million dollars for lung cancer research.

Moffitt Cancer Center Awarded $2 Million Grant For HPV Vaccination Study
AACI Update — September
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health has awarded a $2 million grant to Moffitt Cancer Center to study the influences of physician, patient and policy factors on recommendations of HPV vaccination in the years following licensure of the vaccine.

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