August 21, 2009

Take a fresh look at eating habits for back-to-school
The Tampa Tribune – Aug. 21
But it's just as important to remember to make healthful eating a priority, says Kathryn Allen, director of nutrition therapy at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.

Esophageal Cancer Treatment
Health Labor (blog) – Aug. 21
It’s minimally invasive and the recovery time is quicker than ever. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Florida is leading the way in the laparoscopic esophagectomy.

Hispanics' cancer risk depends on heritage, study finds – Aug. 21
Anna Giuliano, chairwoman of Moffitt Cancer Center's department of cancer epidemiology and genetics, says in the past, national cancer data focused on predominately Mexican Hispanic populations in the American Southwest.

Q&A: Dr. John Ruckdeschel
Las Vegas Sun – Aug. 21
He moved to Tampa, Fla., to run the Moffitt Cancer Center for 10 years, building it to the third-largest cancer center in the country.

New USF-Moffitt Center of Excellence Narrows Gap in Care
Tampa Bay Medical News – August Issue
The University of South Florida (USF) and Moffitt Cancer Center's new Center of Excellence will be among 50 nationwide, and one of three in Florida.

GE systems boost cancer center case capacity by 900
GE Reports – Aug. 20
It’s why the GE Healthcare Performance Solutions team partnered with Moffitt Cancer Center — a top 20 center located in Tampa, Fla. — to combine GE’s innovative technology with its Lean management processes to help Moffitt dramatically expand its patient capacity.

Moffitt Cancer Center scientists get $5 million in funding
Tampa Bay Partnership eNews – August Issue
The awards are from the Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program and James & Esther King Biomedical Research Program, a release from Moffitt said.

New school year a pain in the back?
10 Connects – Aug. 20
Click the video to the right to watch an interview with Heather Dougherty, an Occupational Therapist with Moffitt Cancer Center.

No firm evidence green tea helps prevent cancer
Fox 44 News – Aug. 20
"The substances found in green tea are certainly promising," Nagi Kumar, director of Nutrition Research at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., said in the same news release.

Fashion show will have a Hispanic flair
The Tampa Tribune – Aug. 19
The event includes a luncheon and fashion show. Proceeds benefit the education and outreach programs at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

NeuFutur Magazine – Aug. 19
The fund was set up to benefit a diverse selection of causes that Kristy supported, which currently include the Seven Below Arts Initiative in Burlington, Vermont; the Carolina Friends School/Afghan Sister School Project in Durham, North Carolina; and the Neuroendocrine Tumor Clinic at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida.

Philips Pinnacle3 SmartEnterprise Offers Efficiency and Scalability in Radiation Treatment Planning
DotMed News – Aug. 18
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, FL, one of the top ten cancer facilities in the nation also installed the system, which has proven a huge benefit to the facility as it continues to expand and increase radiation treatment capacity the system has provided flexibility and efficiency in treatment planning to the growing site.


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