October 2, 2009

Survey shows few Americans plan to get swine flu vaccine
Tampa Tribune – Oct. 2
There's no mandate to get seasonal flu vaccines at Tampa General, BayCare hospitals and Moffitt Cancer Center, but employees who skip a seasonal flu vaccine must sign a declaration saying why.

Members of health care profession, supporters receive accolades
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Oct. 2
Winners in each of the nine categories are:  Lois E. Rendina, supervisor and coordinator for melanoma at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.

2009-2010 Hillsborough social calendar
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 2
14 Key to the Cure kick-off party benefits women's reproductive cancer research at Moffitt Cancer Center; 5:30-8:30 pm; Saks Fifth Avenue donates 2 percent ...

(GUIA LOCALTAMPA) FASHION SHOW HISPANO
La Guía del Golfo – Oct. 2
... Hispano-Internacional, evento que se llevará a cabo a beneficio del Moffitt Cancer Center, el 6 de noviembre a las 7:00 pm, en el India Cultural Center. ...

(GUIA LOCAL TAMPA) 'MODELS & MARGARITAS'
La Guía del Golfo – Oct. 2
Acudieron alrededor de 70 personas y por cada trago de margarita que se tomaron los asistentes, un dólar estaba destinado al Moffitt Cancer Center. ...

The Daily Buzz
The Daily Buzz – Oct. 1
Moffitt’s VP of Human Resources, Yvette Tremonti, was a guest on the live show.  She discussed Moffitt’s designation in Working Mother magazine as one of the Best Companies.

Personalized Treatment for Cancer
Ivanhoe Newswire – Oct. 1
Flower's cancer is part of a growing database at Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center, where biomedical researchers collect hundreds of thousands of tumors, tissue samples and fluids from more than 20,000 cancer patients, looking for a more personalized approach to treatment.

Q&A: Nicola Ancona Compares Gene Set Enrichment Methods Head-to-Head
BioInform – Oct. 1
…the experimental data included gene expression data from a National Cancer Institute collection of cell lines and "pathway signatures" described in a letter to Nature by Duke University researchers and scientists from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in 2006.

Susan Story: 'created for a purpose' 
Gulf Breeze News – Oct. 1

She also serves on the Board of Trustees/Advisors of the: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center; Rebuild Northwest Florida; Florida "Step Up For Students;" Operation Homefront; Volunteer Florida Disaster Recovery Fund and Florida Veterans Foundation, Inc.

Moffitt to celebrate Livestrong Day
The Oracle – Oct. 1
For the second year, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center will host an open house to celebrate Livestrong Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday in the Patient Library and Welcome Center on Magnolia Drive.

The Publisher's Page: Donald Adam
Executive Golfer – October 2009
I’m particularly proud of our $20 million gift to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, who is on the cutting edge of melanoma research.

Don Shula to be honored by Moffitt Cancer Center
Palm Beach Today – October 2009

Moving Beyond the Fear
Family Circle – October
Up to 80% are the first in their family to get the disease,” says Rebecca Sutphen, M.D., director of clinical genetics at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida.

Lung cancer report: "They said it was bronchitis"
SELF magazine – October 2009
"Lung cancer is the last thing a doctor thinks to look for in young, nonsmoking women," says Gerold Bepler, M.D., director of the Comprehensive Lung Cancer Research Center at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

Ovarian cancer report: "My screenings failed, and I lost an ovary"
SELF magazine – October 2009
By the time a tumor is big enough to feel during a pelvic exam, it's often advanced, says Johnathan M. Lancaster, M.D., of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

BJ's hosts pink picnic
St. Petersburg Times – Sept. 30
BJ's Wholesale Club will team up with the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center to present a free picnic lunch Friday for breast cancer awareness.
 
Cancer survivor plans benefit 
Beach Beacon – Sept. 29
Proceeds will benefit the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation and the Susan G. Komen Walk for the Cure.

HEALTH NEWS
The Hamilton Spectator – Sept. 29
Researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Florida report that complete remission occurred in 71 per cent of those who took the higher dose, compared with 57 per cent in the regular dose group.

Your views: Letters to the editor
Florida Today – Sept. 27
A colonoscopy confirmed it as ovarian cancer. I had surgery by a gynecologic oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, which is on the cutting edge of treating ovarian cancer. There also is an excellent doctor in Melbourne.

Breast cancer: Know the signs and know your risk
St. Petersburg Times – Sept. 26
Hoover worked at Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center for three years, until 2007, when her husband landed a job in Memphis.

Women need mammograms, but when – and how often?
St. Petersburg Times – Sept. 26
Dr. Christine Laronga, a surgical oncologist and chief of the Comprehensive Breast Program at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, says the issue is how often mammograms predict breast cancer in younger women.

Women need mammograms, but when — and how often?
St. Petersburg Times – Sept. 26
Dr. Christine Laronga, a surgical oncologist and chief of the Comprehensive Breast Program at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, says the issue is how often mammograms predict breast cancer in younger women.

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