June 5, 2009

Moffitt Cancer Center names Mark Hulse chief information officer
Tampa Bay Business Journal – June 5
Mark Hulse was named chief information officer and vice president of information technology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa. His duties include the development and …
 
Bond report: Moffitt Cancer Center’s losses mount
Tampa Bay Business Journal – June 5
TAMPA — The economic downturn is taking a toll on the bottom line of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

Healing bones with magnets
KRCG 13 (Jefferson City, Mo.) – June 5
George Douglas Letson, M.D., a surgical oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., is working on an even more advanced procedure that involves lengthening prosthetics with no incision at all.

Stop-smoking session to be held at museum
Tampabay.com – June 4
The Museum of Science and Industry and H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center will offer the discussion "Smoking Cessation" with nurse Nancy Olliver, ...

New, less invasive lung surgery
WTVT-Ch. 13 – June 3 (This story appeared in several media outlets.)
Dr. Eric Sommers and one of his patients were featured on Dr. Jo’s health segment.  The story highlights the first robotic surgery for lung cancer in the Tampa Bay area.

Foods to help prevent breast cancer
Tampa Bay’s 10 – June 3
… An oncologist at the Moffitt Cancer Center once told me to think before I eat certain junk foods and ask myself "will it help my body stay strong or hurt me?" …

Project has some strings attached
The Tampa Tribune – June 3
He plans to give the guitars to St. Joseph's Children's Hospital and Moffitt Cancer Center. He pictures tense children and parents distracting themselves ...

ASCO: Fertility Preservation Not a Top Priority for Oncologists
MedPage Today – June 2
... as well as what they actually do, according to Gwendolyn Quinn, Ph.D., of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Fla. ...

Gene tests could avert chemotherapy
Florida Today – June 2
… from 21 leading cancer institutions across the country, including H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, also included the test as part of its 2008 guidelines for treating these cancers. …

Many Childhood Cancer Survivors Not Checking for Second Malignancies
MedicineNet.com – June 1 (This story ran in several media outlets.)
… researchers from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Fla., reported that while upwards of 70 percent of oncologists surveyed discuss fertility …

Governor Crist Signs 2009-10 Budget to Maintain Investments in Florida's Future
Wakulla.com – June 1
In addition, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa is a not-for-profit organization with the mission to prevent and cure cancer. ...

Cure on Wheels cyclists have personal reasons for taking part in the fundraiser to fight cancer
Tampabay.com – June 1
... estimates that Cure on Wheels will raise more than $70000, which will benefit H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and 1Voice Foundation for childhood cancers. ...

The sun doctor
Real Simple – June Issue
Top dermatologist Mary Lien picks the best products to protect your skin this summer—and all year round.

Tampa Yankees pitch breast cancer awareness
The Tampa Tribune – May 30
… The first pitch will be thrown by John Kiluk, an oncologist at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute. …

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