February 6, 2010

Pharmacists Need to be Involved in a Pain Management Team
AHC Media – Feb. 2009
… says David S. Craig, PharmD, BCPS, a clinical pharmacist specialist and residency director in psychosocial, palliative care, and integrative medicine at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL. …

Surgical chief Riker leaves USA cancer center for New Orleans
al.com – Feb. 6
… Riker, 41, joined USA in 2006 from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Fla. …

AAKP names Kim Buettner executive director
NephrOnline, AZ – Feb. 6
Buettner volunteers for the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, the only Florida-based cancer center with the NCI designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, ...

Tech executives tout innovation as a key to recovery, competitive advantage
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Feb. 6
… Developing a cluster of tech firms is key, said Hale, who spoke one day earlier at the “Business of Biotech” program at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute. …

Tigris Pharmaceuticals Files IND Application for GGTI-2418
Forbes.com – Feb. 6 (This same press release appeared in several media outlets.)
… to respond to GGTI-2418," stated Said M. Sebti, Ph.D., Director of the Drug Discovery Program at the Moffitt Cancer Center and co-inventor of GGTI-2418. "This is a most important and gratifying …

For Ruth Bader Ginsburg, hopeful signs in grim news about pancreatic cancer
St. Petersburg Times – Feb. 6
... last 30 to 40 years," said Dr. Mokenge Malafa, who heads the pancreatic tumor program at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa. ...

Tech executives tout innovation as a key to recovery, competitive advantage
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Feb. 6
… Developing a cluster of tech firms is key, said Hale, who spoke one day earlier at the “Business of Biotech” program at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

'Targeted chemo' safely shrinks liver tumors
ABC7Chicago.com – Feb. 5
Moffitt Cancer Center (Tampa, Fla.); Providence Cancer Center (Ore.); and John Wayne Cancer Institute (Calif.); University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Pa. ...

Want to Walk Inside an 8-foot-tall Colon?
The Ledger – Feb. 4
… 18, 2009 at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. Going there lets you explore a colon for healthy tissue, tissue with nonmalignant colorectal diseases, ...

Caveat with colonoscopies
Florida Today – Feb. 3
… Dr. David Shibata, a colorectal cancer surgeon and the section head of colorectal oncology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, also cautioned against reading too much into the results of …

Capt. Omie to receive Living Legend Award
Outer Banks Sentinel, NC – Feb. 3
Rogers to walk 1000 km for Moffitt Cancer Center: Robert Rogers, son of David and Sande Rogers of Manteo, will begin a 700-mile trek traversing the entire ...

East Cooper Briefs
Charleston Post Courier, SC – Feb. 3
The East Cooper Entrepreneurial Women's Club Coffee will discuss the Via de la Plata—Walking 1000km for Moffitt Cancer Center at its next meeting, ...

Valrico Father And Son Honor Fallen Troops
The Tampa Tribune – Feb. 3
Students and their families have raised thousands of dollars for the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa in the past three years ...

No advantage to alternating chemotherapy and radiotherapy in larynx cancer
HemOncToday, NJ – Feb. 3
... MD, department of radiation oncology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., wrote, “The results show some trends for improved outcomes with ...

Nevada Cancer Institute gets new director-CEO 
Las Vegas Review-Journal – Feb. 3

Prior to his tenure at the Detroit cancer center, which holds the NCI designation, Ruckdeschel led the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., to the classification in 2001.

Karmanos Cancer Institute CEO to quit
The Detroit News – Feb. 3
Prior to arriving at Karmanos, Ruckdeschel, a nationally recognized lung cancer researcher, served as president and CEO of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

Former Moffitt Cancer Center CEO to Lead Nevada Cancer Institute
The Lakeland Ledger – Feb. 2
Dr. John C. Ruckdeschel, a former chief executive and president of Moffitt Cancer Center, is becoming the new leader of the Nevada Cancer Institute.

A test and a decision: More women are undergoing a genetic exam to assess their risk of breast cancer
Palm Beach Post – Feb. 2
One of most prominent cancer hospitals in Florida, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, also has seen a surge in women getting the genetic test.

The American Society of Clinical Oncology 2008: Advances in Treatment of Lymphoma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Cancer Consultants, ID – Feb. 2
Researchers from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center reported the outcomes of 107 patients with NHL over the age of 80 treated between 2000 and 2005. ...

THIS WEEK ON FLORIDA MATTERS: INNOVATION
WUSF Florida Matters – Feb. 1

Ruckdeschel to leave Karmanos cancer center
Detroit Free Press – Jan. 31
He had been cancer chief of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa before coming to Detroit.

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