November 6, 2009

Bottom line update: Tampa General, Moffitt improve their fiscal health
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Nov. 6
Both H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute and Tampa General Hospital improved their bottom lines in their most recent fiscal year, according to financial information just released to bondholders.

Events
The Tampa Tribune – Nov. 6
The Tampa Bay Community Cancer Network at Moffitt Cancer Center and Premier Community Healthcare Group will present a health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 14 at Premier Healthcare Center, 37944 Church Ave., Dade City.

Reverend's cancer fight 'an amazing testimony' for his Wesley Chapel church
St. Petersburg Times – Nov. 6
After 31 years in remission, the cancer was back. "The next thing I knew I was at Moffitt getting chemotherapy," said Taylor.

International Hispanic Designer Fashion Show to Benefit Moffitt Cancer Center (11-06-09)
YouTube – Nov. 6
IHDFS, International Hispanic Designer Fashion Show, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa FL

International Hispanic Designer Fashion Show to Benefit Moffitt Cancer Center
AOL Video – Nov. 6
IHDFS. Tampa FL, Moffitt Cancer Center

Physicians, Survivors Inspire at Space Coast Cancer Center Summit
Space Coast Medicine – Nov. 5
Over 100 people were in attendance to hear featured speaker Paul Jacobsen, PhD, of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa – as well as prominent local and national cancer experts and cancer survivors.

Fundamental physics enters war on cancer
physicsworld.com – Nov. 5
The other 11 institutions to be funded by the NIH initiative are Cornell University, Johns Hopkins University, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,…

Amy Scherzer's Diary 
St. Petersburg Times – Nov. 5
Top of Samuels' agenda Oct. 23 during dinner at the University Club was presenting the annual Jim "Jimbo" Kynes Award to H. Lee Moffitt, former speaker of the House and founder of the cancer center and research institute that bears his name.

Researcher: ‘Optical biopsy’ for breast cancer increasingly accurate
University of Florida News – Nov. 5
But the image is just one indicator. In Jiang’s newest apparatus, undergoing tests at the Tampa-based Moffitt Cancer Center, fiber optic lights span 10 different wavelengths, or colors.

Hospital ranks high in survey
Gulf Coast Business Review – Nov. 5
A total of 11 Florida-based healthcare companies made the magazine’s top 100 list, including JSA Healthcare in St. Petersburg, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center in eastern Manatee County and Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Dog handler brings encouragement to patients
The Tampa Tribune – Nov. 4
"I used to be a commercial lender, but since we moved to Florida I've been volunteering at Moffitt (cancer center). I immediately got the impression Moffitt has its act together, so I've been doing whatever I could."

Make plans now to attend Friday's International Hispanic Designer Fashion Show
St. Petersburg Times – Nov. 4
Tickets start at $30, with proceeds benefiting Moffitt Cancer Center.

Teacher's leukemia spurs students to give
10 Connects – Nov. 3
She'd come to school for pre-planning at the beginning of the school year, she felt a little sick and a week later she was at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.

Ovarian cancer hard to detect
Florida Today – Nov. 3
Earlier this year, researchers reported in Nature Genetics they have identified a new gene not associated with cancer before, which raises the risk of developing ovarian cancer, according to Thomas Sellers, an epidemiologist who heads the Moffitt Research Institute at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Students help teacher diagnosed with leukemia
ABC Action News – Oct. 31
According to school officials, Tamara was immediately transferred to Moffitt Cancer Center. There she began chemotherapy and blood transfusions.

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