January 30, 2009

Moffitt: Let's convert cancer skills to business
St. Petersburg Times, Venture Inside Tampa Bay Business (blog) – Jan. 29
It was a mix of motivation and cautionary experience Thursday at Moffitt Cancer Center's "Business of Biotech" half-day conference in Tampa.

Recession Hits Biotech Start-ups 
WUSF – Jan. 29

A dearth of money for biotech start-ups was one of the main themes of the third-annual Biotech Conference, held at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Super Bowl XLIII event schedule
Creative Loafing – Jan. 28
Proceeds from the event benefit The Centre for Women, American Cancer Society, Moffitt Cancer Research Foundation and Tyra Banks TZONE Foundation.

Bowling Event Benefits Cancer Research
The Tampa Tribune – Jan. 28
An evening of bowling, food, drinks and awards will benefit the prostate cancer research program at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

Larynx Cancer Therapy
redOrbit.com – Jan. 28
In an accompanying editorial, Arlene Forastiere, M.D., and Andy Trotti, M.D., of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center at the University of South Florida in Tampa, respectively, concur with that conclusion.

Help Moffitt In Your Spare Time
The Tampa Tribune – Jan. 27
An evening of bowling, food, drinks and awards will benefit the prostate cancer research program at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

Vibrant sportscaster autographs his book at UCF
Central Florida Future – Jan. 27
The research grants would go to All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg and Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Sequential And Alternating Chemotherapy And Radiation Equally Effective In Larynx Cancer Therapy, Study Suggests
Science Daily – Jan. 27
In an accompanying editorial, Arlene Forastiere, M.D., and Andy Trotti, M.D., of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center at the University of South Florida in Tampa, respectively, concur with that conclusion.

Removal of Ovaries and Fallopian Tubes Cuts Cancer Risk for BRCA1/2 Carriers
National Cancer Institute – Jan. 27
Researchers led by Dr. Ambuj Kumar at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute concluded that “the routine use of tandem transplant in its current form is not justified.”

No Edge in Two New Regimens for Advanced Laryngeal Cancer
MedPage Today – Jan. 27
In an accompanying editorial, Arlene A. Forastiere, M.D., of Johns Hopkins, and Andy M. Trotti, M.D., of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, said the trial underscored the need for standardized endpoint definitions.

Are tea and coffee good or bad for you?
Rediff.com (India) – Jan. 27
In a recent study conducted by the Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida, consuming three cups of tea a day was found to reduce the risk of breast cancer in women under the age of 50 by 37 percent.

Study: Tea May Decrease Breast Cancer Risk 
World Tea News – Jan. 26
A study led by a researcher at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., has indicated that drinking tea may help women under 50 stave off breast cancer.

Fort Myers man saved by L.A. woman's marrow
The News-Press – Jan. 26
That’s what doctors at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa did during Valdivias’ 30 days in the hospital.

Inovio: DNA delivery technology shows positive human results
Bio-Medicine – Jan. 26
Inovio’s DNA delivery partners include Merck, Wyeth, Vical, University of Southampton, Moffitt Cancer Center, and the U.S. Army, with four DNA-based immunotherapies in Phase I clinical studies.

Tea can keep breast cancer at bay 
Press TV (Iran) – Jan. 25

According to a study conducted by Moffitt Cancer Center, drinking three cups of tea every day cuts the risk of breast cancer by one-third.

Trigaux: A 'shovel ready' list for the president
St. Petersburg Times – Jan. 25
Moffitt Cancer Center wants $317-million to build a LEED-certified research, clinical and administrative center.

Get Moving
The Tampa Tribune – Jan. 24
Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, will host its third annual Business of Biotech conference from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday in the Vincent A. Stabile Research Building.

Three Cups of Tea Daily Could Cut Breast Cancer Risk  
Qatar News Agency – Jan. 24
Researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida discovered an increased intake of tea reduced the risk among ladies under the age of 50 by up to 37 percent.

###

Please note we cannot guarantee the accuracy or availability of links. The stories belong to the respective publishers, and links may expire. Some news sites require you to register and select a password in order to retrieve articles, but most usually do not charge a fee to retrieve these news stories.