October 30, 2009

Daily Dose: Gardasil for Men?
Woman’s Day – Oct. 30
After hearing the news, I was curious to know exactly why males would get this shot, so I went to Anna Giuliano, PhD, professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of South Florida, and a program leader in the Risk Assessment, Detection & Intervention program at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Who's News 
Cancernetwork.com – Oct. 29
Dr. Farma comes to Fox Chase from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., where he completed his clinical surgical oncology fellowship.

Cal, UCSF scientists form cancer research unit
San Francisco Chronicle – Oct. 29
The other centers are at Arizona State, Cornell, Johns Hopkins, MIT, Northwestern, Princeton, Southern California and Texas, as well as the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla (San Diego County), the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, and the Memorial-Sloan Kettering Center in New York.

Events around North Tampa
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 29
Hispanic designers showcase their work at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road. $30 in advance. Proceeds benefit Moffitt Cancer Center.

Males can get HPV vaccine Gardasil thanks, in part, to Gulfport cancer survivor
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 29
It took seven weeks of simultaneous chemotherapy and radiation at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa to arrest the cancer.

Advancing Medicine
WFSB Eyewitness News 3 (Rocky Hill/Hartford, CT) – Oct. 28
Moffitt Cancer Center Affiliation With Hartford Hospital

Manufacturing precision leaps from factories to the ER
Reliable Plant Magazine – Oct. 28
A recent example of how the technology can boost efficiency can be seen at Florida-based Moffitt Cancer Center.

Former Tampa Bay Lightning star John Tucker cancer free after radiation
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 28
Sixteen days later he began radiation treatments at Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center.

NCI grant to conduct innovative cancer research
The Medical News – Oct. 28
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, Fla.

Cokie Roberts to speak at Ritz-Carlton luncheon
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Oct. 28
ABC News analyst and author Cokie Roberts will be the keynote speaker at the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation's 11th annual Sarasota/Manatee/Moffitt Women's Cancer Awareness Luncheon.

Lightning continue to help strike down cancer
NHL.com – Oct. 28
Ten local organizations have been sponsored for the Lightning-Senators game: Children's Cancer Center; Children's Dream Fund; All Children's Hospital; Faces of Courage; Leukemia and Lymphoma Society; Moffitt Cancer Center; Pediatric Cancer Foundation; Ronald McDonald House; 1 Voice; and Tampa General Hospital.

Retired Avon Park officer dies early Tuesday morning
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 27
The Avon Park Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own, who passed away early Tuesday morning at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

U. awarded $15.2 million to launch cancer center
The Daily Princetonian (Princeton University) – Oct. 27
The other centers in the NCI network will be based at Arizona State, Cornell, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Johns Hopkins, MIT, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Northwestern, the Scripps Research Institute, UC-Berkeley, the University of Southern California and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
 
Grant funds cancer pain management study
The Oracle (University of South Florida) – Oct. 27
One hundred patients — 50 white and 50 black — from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute on campus and the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Orlando will participate in the study.

Applying the Laws of Physics to Fight Cancer 
Scientific Computing – Oct. 27
In addition to ASU, other institutions receiving National Cancer Institute funding include: Johns Hopkins University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Northwestern University, Princeton University, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Cornell University, Scripps Research Institute, University of California-Berkeley, University of Southern California and University of Texas Health Science Center.

Visions become reality
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 26
Friday night, the Exchange Club of Tampa presented Mr. Moffitt its annual James "Jimbo" Kynes Award for contributions to the community.

Where To Get Free Cancer Screening In Florida
Associated Content – Oct. 26
Moffitt Cancer Center and AAA Auto Club South are offering Mole Patrol®, a free skin cancer screening event.

Leaders hope $20 million for Draper Laboratory is worth the cost
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 26
It's also hoping to work with the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute to study tumors, Shields said.

Physical scientists will apply laws of physics in cancer fight
PhysOrg.com – Oct. 26
In addition to ASU, other institutions receiving funding include: Johns Hopkins University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Northwestern University, Princeton University, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Cornell University, Scripps Research Institute, University of California-Berkeley, University of Southern California and University of Texas Health Science Center.

NCI awards $15.2 million to create Princeton Physical Sciences-Oncology Center
Princeton University – Oct. 26
The other centers in the National Cancer Institute's new network will be based at Arizona State University, Cornell University, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Johns Hopkins University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Northwestern University, the Scripps Research Institute, the University of California-Berkeley, the University of Southern California and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Draper Laboratory exec heralds Florida as Tampa Bay labs open early
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 26
The Tampa Bay area is outstanding for bioengineering. You have the VA hospital, the medical school, Moffitt Cancer Center. Along with Scripps Research, Burnham Institute and Torrey Pines, Florida is becoming a hotbed for biosciences.

Researcher Gets Prestigious Grant
Florida Sentinel Bulletin – Oct. 26
I will be recruiting from Moffitt Cancer Center and M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Orlando.

Health officials consider HPV vaccination for boys, men
HemOnc Today – Oct. 25
According to Anna R. Giuliano, PhD, of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., vaccinating both men and women would reduce the prevalence of the virus that can be transmitted with hopes that there will be a benefit not only to men but also their partners.

HEALTH CARE CHANGES: Institute's CEO has big ideas 
Las Vegas Review-Journal – Oct. 25
"I did this in Florida and I can do it here," Ruckdeschel said, referring to his taking over the fledgling Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa in 1992.

Sunday Journal: Breast cancer brings lumpectomy, mastectomy, then living in the moment
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 25
Christine E. Healy has a master's degree in social work and is an oncology social worker in the Psychosocial and Palliative Care Department of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Fighting breast cancer together
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Oct. 24
The records came in handy when they went to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa for a second opinion and some of the records had not been forwarded in time.

St. Petersburg Times wants to hear about best workplaces in Tampa Bay
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 24
In Tampa, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute stands out for innovation in medical research and cancer care, enjoys a national if not international reputation for quality and instills a sense of intense pride in its staff.

Volunteers build homes to fight breast cancer
WTSP 10 Connects – Oct. 24
A portion of the event's proceeds will benefit the Moffitt Cancer Center.

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