May 15, 2009

Foodfest trims fat, turns eco-friendly
The Tampa Tribune – May 15
The festival's proceeds will be donated to the Abilities Foundation and the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation. Charitable donations in previous years...

Vitale brings game to fundraising event in Sarasota
The Tampa Tribune – May 15
Monies will go to All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg and Moffitt Cancer Center on the U.S.F. campus.

Older women had poorer survival with capecitabine vs. standard therapy
HemOncToday – May 14
Lodovico Balducci, MD, chief of senior adult oncology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Fla., told HemOnc Today that the ...

Moffitt Cancer Center Signs Licensing Agreement with Frantz BioMarkers, LLC
PR Newswire (press release) – May 14 (This ran on several sites.)
TAMPA, Fla., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Moffitt Cancer Center and Frantz BioMarkers, LLC have signed a license agreement on phospholipid biomarkers of ovarian...

Inspire Life Breathe Free
Studio 10 – May 14
Moffitt’s Christie Pratt, coordinator of the L.A.T.T.E. program, talks about the Faces of Lung Cancer exhibit.

Sip along the sand at Tampa Bay Wine & Food Festival
Tampabay.com – May 14
Benefits the Abilities Foundation and H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center. It's "Ladies Night Out" on Corey with wine tastings, raffles, door prizes and live music...

Pared-down Tampa Bay Wine & Food Festival goes "green"
The Tampa Tribune – May 14
The festival's proceeds will be donated to the Abilities Foundation and the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation. …

Tampa Forum: Make Clinical Trials More Representative
The Ledger – May 13
Its event will be 3 to 5 pm May 19 at Moffitt Cancer Center's Stabile Research Building. The forum will focus on the importance of getting older adults into...

Magnets Help Young Bone Cancer Patients
KPTV.com – May 13
... and getting them back into school and doing the things they want to do," Douglas Letson, MD, an orthopedic oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa...

Running: Sebastian resident wins endurance race
Sebastian Sun – May 13
... participated in the event, which also included a 1-mile race, a 5-mile race and a 5K, to raise money for cancer research at Moffitt Cancer Center. ...

FSU among institutions signing agreements for commercialization of research
Tallahassee.com – May 12
FSU, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Nova Southeastern University, University of Miami and University of South Florida have joined the ranks of the ...

Growing up with magnets
WPTV – May 12
MAGNETS GROWING BONE: George Douglas Letson, MD, a surgical oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., is working on an even more advanced ...

APS 2009: Opioid-Induced Constipation Highly Prevalent
MedScape Today – May 12
The numbers vary, but an estimated 40% to 80% of patients become constipated, said session moderator David Craig, PharmD, from the Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, in Tampa …

Neoprobe Makes Positive Phase 3 Investigator Presentation
Trading Markets (press release) – 
May 11 (This ran on several sites.)
... San Diego (UCSD) and Dr. Vernon Sondak of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida was titled "Molecular Targeting of Sentinel Nodes with ...

With its reputation rising, USF becomes a go-to choice for high school seniors
St. Petersburg Times – May 10 (This story also appeared in the Lakeland Ledger.)
"UF is older, but I don't think it's necessarily a better university," said Ranaweera, who has an internship lined up this summer at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute. "I think USF is going to be up there when it comes to medicine."

Mimi Fishman Foundation & Waterwheel Team Together in Memory of Kristy Manning (Trey's sister)
JamBase – May 10
The proceeds from this auction will be donated to The Carolina Friends School/Afghan Sister School Project, The Neuroendocrine Tumor Clinic at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, and The Seven Below Arts Initiative.

Sarasota is sports capital for a day
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – May 10
This year, $1 million will be given to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa for lung cancer research and to All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg for pediatric cancer research.

Thousands run to raise money for cancer research
The Tampa Tribune – May 9
It's an inspiring event, said racers taking part in today's Florida Bank Miles for Moffitt fundraiser.

Miles For Moffitt raises money for cancer research
News Channel 8 – May 9
Thousands took part in today's Miles for Moffitt fundraiser to benefit research at Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center.

Miles for Moffitt
TBO.com (photo gallery) – May 9
This is the fourth year the 5K, 5-mile and 1-mile run/walks were held to raise money for research at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Pound pavement for cancer center
The Tampa Tribune – May 9
Miles for Moffitt, a fundraiser to benefit the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute programs, is slated for today at the University of South Florida Sun Dome, 14202 E. Fowler Ave.

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