March 27, 2009

Ovarian Cancers Detected Early May Be Less Aggressive, Questioning Effectiveness Of Screening
Science Daily – March 27
… Universidad Autonoma de Madrid; and Johnathan Lancaster of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute. …

Health Events 
The Tampa Tribune – March 27
CARING FOR THE CAREGIVER: Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, will offer a free education and support program for family cancer caregivers ...

Newton-John Pushes Breast Self-Exams 
The Tampa Tribune – March 27
Earlier this month, she was named to the National Advisory Board of Tampa's H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center. Newton-John considers herself as a "thriver" after ...

10 top ideas for finding a job in lousy economy 
Tampabay.com – March 27
... the one that lands you a position," says Rick Garrison, chief operating officer of M2Gen, the new joint venture between Moffitt Cancer Center and Merck. ...

Familiar Face to Lead Tampa Chamber
The Tampa Tribune – March 26
Under his watch, Enterprise Florida helped lure several high-profile scientific research institutes to the state, including the M2Gen project in Tampa, an effort of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute and Merck & Co.

Greater Tampa Chamber names Bob Rohrlack to its top post
Tampa Bay Business Journal – March 26
In Tallahassee this past week, two “hot issues” Gonzalez cited were the Interstate 4 connector project, seen as a top transportation priority for Tampa Bay, and the return of revenue to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute from a 4 percent cigarette tax that sunsetted in December.

FNA CELEBRATES CLINICAL EXCELLENCE IN NURSING
dBusinessNews.com – March 26
These outstanding nurses are: Elsa Barilec – Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa ... Becky Pearson – Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa ... Rajani Rao – Moffictt [sic] Cancer Center, Tampa...

Lawmaker wants stricter tanning bed rules
Fox-TV Orlando – March 25
The Moffitt Cancer Center reported in 2006, that over 3,630 Floridians were diagnosed with melanoma (skin cancer). There were 673 deaths from the disease.

Duke researchers question effectiveness of early ovarian cancer detection
WRAL.com (LocalTechWire.com)– March 25
The researchers looked at gene expression patterns in 166 ovarian cancer tissue samples taken from patients who were treated at Duke, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center…

Fashion Shows To Feature Spring Styles
The Tampa Tribune – March 25
Garcia has served on the foundation's board of directors. He also has served as vice chairman of the board of directors at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

Integrating Clinical and Genomics Data
Bio-IT World – March 24
… whereas his interest was increasingly turning to the clinical space, beginning with a collaboration with Timothy Yeatman at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. …

Circumcision protects against genital wart virus
Reuters Health – March 23
"Interventions such as circumcision may provide a low-cost method to reduce human papillomavirus infection," Dr. Anna R. Giuliano, from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida, and colleagues conclude in a report in the International Journal of Cancer.
 
Promotions and Career Changes in South Florida
Sun-Sentinel – March 23
... Scott E. Mears, senior research administrator at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute; Dori Murkow, Rocket Vending; Jennifer Pates and Judith Samuels, Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Reirradiation May Extend Life in Head and Neck Cancers
Modern Medicine (Health Day story) – March 23
Tawee Tanvetyanon, M.D., of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Fla., and colleagues reviewed medical records of 103 patients with head and neck cancer who received reirradiation at the center between 1998 and 2008.

Cancer treatment seminar to be held
Ocala.com – March 23
Shop Talk I, a seminar that will discuss breast cancer treatment advances, will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 27 at CFCC, Webber Center, 3001 S.W. College Road, Ocala. The guest speaker will be Dr. Nazanin Khakpour of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer & Research Institute.

Tiara Ball raises big funds for cancer research
Ocala.com – March 22
Each year, the Royal Dames also honor Royal Knights, men who have done much to support the Dames and their fight against cancer. Dr. Johnathan Lancaster of Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa...

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