April 3, 2009

Editorial: Florida's low tobacco tax nothing to be proud of 
TCPalm.com – April 3
... as the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute and the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Orlando, making treatment more available for Floridians. ...

Some choose electronic cigarettes
WTVT-Ch. 13 – April 2
Joseph Ditre, a USF student and researcher at Moffitt’s Tobacco Research and Intervention Program was interviewed on Good Day Tampa Bay about a new product, an electronic cigarette.

Tobacco Tax, Without Moffitt Money, Gets Key Committee Vote
tbo.com (blog) – April 1
A state tobacco tax passed a key committee of the Florida Senate Tuesday afternoon, including a tax on cigars but excluding a provision earmarking money for a major expansion of Moffitt Cancer Center. 
 
Ovarian Cancers Detected Early Are Less Aggressive 
eMaxHealth.com – April 1
... who were treated at Duke, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and from the Gynecologic Oncology Group Tumor Bank. ...

Moffitt Loses Tobacco Cash 
The Tampa Tribune – March 31
... a proposed tobacco tax hike Thursday - but only after stripping out a $50 million earmark for Tampa's H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute. ...

PT Improves Quality of Life for Patients With Cancer
TodayinPT.com – March 30
… these patients,” says Christine Alvero, DPT, manager of physical and occupational therapy, Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla. “I have had many patients that are in the final days of their lives, and …

Gardasil can fill role as vaccine for males too, Alabama nurse practictioner says
al.com – March 30
… as well, if not better, in adolescent males, said Dr. Anna Giuliano, an authority on the vaccine who recently spoke at UAB. Giuliano, a researcher at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, conducted …

Uninsured 24-year-old can't find care for mass in his throat 
Tampabay.com – March 28
Moffitt Cancer Center told her it can help if the lump is malignant. To determine that will take a biopsy, the one thing that Biggs can't afford. ...

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