December 4, 2009

Elijah Dukes' family mourns death of his father, question prison medical care 
St. Petersburg Times – Dec. 4
Cancer is generally more treatable when found early, said Dr. Jonathan Strosberg, a medical oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center who was not involved with Dukes' case.

Charities that need your help
FOX-13 – Dec. 4
Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation:
http://www.moffitt.org/site.aspx?spid=BDA2338677DE40A6BA99B704B1D9DC56&ForwardFrom=4C6D3B0DB2FB4D2DB8E0B72401E49A98

Roof Over One's Head Not Always A Given
The Lakeland Ledger – Dec. 3
Barrett credits the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute for turning his health around after receiving treatment from other cancer specialists in Polk County.

American Pain Society supports FDA drug disposal guidelines
The Medical News – Dec. 3
APS Board Member David Craig, PharmD, clinical pharmacist specialist, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, said another disposal option is passage of federal and state laws to permit drug take-back programs.

IT Leaders: Prepare for Personalized Medicine 
Health Management Technology – Dec. 2
At H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, for example, the development and deployment of personalized medicine capabilities has been focused around the organization’s "Total Cancer Care" (TCC) program.

Address listings for 'mobile' locksmiths don't match up
The Oracle – Dec. 2
Instead, they are the addresses for Jason’s Deli off of Fowler Avenue, USF’s Johnnie B. Byrd Sr. Alzheimer’s Center and Research Institute, and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute on campus.

Bethesda helps fellow employees in need during holiday season
Sun-Sentinel – Dec. 2
With a distinguished medical staff of 550 physicians in more than 40 areas of specialty, Bethesda Memorial Hospital and its affiliates offer a full array of healthcare services, including a nationally accredited vascular institute, general and endovascular surgery, maternity, neonatal and pediatric intensive care services and the Bethesda Comprehensive Cancer Center, an Affiliate of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

Lung Cancer Patients See Amazing Results In Clinical Study
TheDenverChannel.com – Dec. 2
The free lung cancer tumor testing is also taking place at:… *Emory University/Winship Cancer Center *Moffitt Cancer Center *Johns Hopkins/Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center…

VCU professor gets grant to study drugs 
Richmond Times-Dispatch – Dec. 1
In the first phase of the study, Grant will collaborate with researchers at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Living Proof
Ocala Style Health Magazine – Dec. 1
Mary discovered the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, one of the top cancer centers in the country. Mary thought it was worth investigating further.

In Season for the Holidays
Tampa Bay Wellness – December 2009 issue
Kathy Allen, MA, RD, CSO, LD/N, is Director of Nutrition Therapy at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

How to Get the Very Best Cancer Care
U.S. News & World Report – Nov. 30
…at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, the Total Cancer Care program allows patients to donate data and tissue samples at a host of hospitals and doctors' offices in Florida and other states.

Ogun, US Centre to establish cancer research unit in OOUTH
Punch – Nov. 29
An American -based cancer research center, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa Florida, said it has concluded arrangement with the Ogun State government for the establishment of a cancer research centre at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu.

Gates' $100 million grant to Hillsborough schools is a boost Florida needs
St. Petersburg Times – Nov. 29
There's also Don and Erika Wallace (Tampa General Hospital, University of Tampa, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute) Larry Morgan (Morgan Heart Hospital at Morton Plant Hospital), John Sykes (UT's Sykes School of Business) and Donald Adam (Moffitt).

Fashioning a cure: Ocala Royal Dames raise funds for cancer research, education
Ocala.com – Nov. 28
Kuttas said proceeds, totaling approximately $18,000, will be bestowed upon the University of Florida/Shands Cancer Center in Gainesville, the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and Central Florida Community College.

Ministry in evangelism
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Nov. 28
Mike could not get in to Moffitt Cancer Center for several months, "because of government red tape. But he didn't have months" to live, Mann said.

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