October 9, 2009

Giving Gardasil to Boys Not Worth the Cost
Atlanta Journal Constitution – Oct. 9 (This exact same article was picked up by several media outlets.)
Anna R. Giuliano, chair of the department of cancer epidemiology and genetics at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Fla., ...

Skin cancer patients may benefit from smaller surgical margins
HealthJockey.com – Oct. 9 (This exact same article was picked up by several media outlets.)
They should seek out a very qualified team that includes pathologists as well as surgeons,” says Vernon Sondak, MD, of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center...

National Healing Corporation donates $50,000 to Bethesda Hospital Foundation
Boca Raton News – Oct. 8
…  the Bethesda Comprehensive Cancer Center, an Affiliate of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute and the new Bethesda Heart Institute, a 39-bed, comprehensive cardiovascular …

Amy Scherzer's Diary
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 8
Brian Rivers of Moffitt Cancer Center, introduced by his wife, Desiree, spoke of prostate cancer risk factors and the importance of family and education. ...

Obesity contributes to cancer risks, doctors say
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 7
... the mechanism by which obesity affects cancer risk yet,'' said Dr. Nagi Kumar, director of nutrition research at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. ...

Every vote counts for ex-PHS star
Parkersburg News – Oct. 7 (This exact same article was picked up by several media outlets.)
... Mabel Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota Bay, as well as the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute and the Shriners Hospital for Children. ...

40 men from Camp Lejeune now report breast cancer
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 6
"This definitely raises a few eyebrows," said Dr. John Kiluk, a breast cancer specialist at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. ...

Holiday shopping available on Bayshore
Tampa Tribune – Oct. 6
CULBREATH ISLES – Sue Minton, an associate member of the faculty clinic at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, will speak Friday at a ...

Smaller Surgical Margins Safe for Many Skin Cancer Patients
Health Behavior News Service – Oct. 6
... melanoma so they don't get over- or under-treated,” said Vernon Sondak, MD, of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Fla. ...

Breast Cancer PSA Controversy
NewsChannel 8 and tbo.com – Oct. 5
Two new breast cancer commercials are drawing controversy for what critics call racy content. News Channel 8's Alicia Roberts takes a closer look at the ads and their impact.

Street promoters seek drive-by connections
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 5
… 5-5:30: Moffitt Cancer Center nurses. …

Glitch causes power outage at USF
The Oracle – Oct. 5
She said Shriner’s Hospital and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center were unaffected.

Cancer Survivor Program helps patients manage medical, emotional, social issues
Ocala Star Banner – Oct. 4
Some of the research is also funded in collaboration with the University of Florida and Moffitt Cancer Center. The latest numbers show about 159 survivors ...

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