January 16, 2009

Fishing for a Cure
The Lakeland Ledger – Jan. 16
The 2008 Ladies Fall Fishing Classic was a tremendous success to the benefit of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, and All Children's Hospital, because of the many contributors to this amazing cause.

Capitol Wields Big Budget Ax
The Tampa Tribune – Jan. 15
An exception: the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, which fought off a 6 percent cut proposed by the Senate. A House proposal of 4 percent, or $468,000, prevailed.

Saying Goodbye Was A Festival Like No Other
The Tampa Tribune – Jan. 14
Stena Campagna, who coordinates the Moffitt Cancer Center's FACTors (patient support) program, remains in awe of Judy's indomitable spirit.

Keeping a promise pays off for 1Voice Foundation, Richard Spayde
St. Petersburg Times – Jan. 14
Four years ago, Richard Spayde lay in a bed at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center battling leukemia. The prognosis? Bleak.

Pasco student leads can drive to benefit cancer center
St. Petersburg Times – Jan. 14
He had endured two years of treatment for lung cancer at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, but you would have hardly known it. He looked good.

NDN Half Marathon: Tom Kepp's glass is half full
Naples Daily News – Jan. 11
He underwent treatment at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. He endured surgeries in May and July of 2005.

Moffitt Lobbies To Restore Research, Building Budgets
The Tampa Tribune – Jan. 10
The Florida Senate wants to strip more than $700,000 from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Center, on top of the $10 million that lawmakers took from the center last spring.

Health Events
The Tampa Tribune – Jan. 10
Moffitt Cancer Center hosts its Business of Biotech conference from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 29 in the Vincent A. Stabile Research Building, in Tampa.


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