September 11, 2009

Man wanted in death of Tampa woman turns himself in
Bay News 9 – Sept. 10
Simon's grandmother Mae Jackson says Simon had just started a new job as a nurse at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Suspect in shooting death of Tampa mother surrenders
St. Petersburg Times – Sept. 10
At 30, she was a widow and a single mother of four who put herself through nursing school, accepted Jesus as her savior, landed a job at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and planned to get a master's degree.

Suspect in Tampa mom's slaying to appear in court this morning
The Tampa Tribune – Sept. 10
Simon, 29, had recently finished nursing school and was working at the South Tampa nursing home as well as the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

Foundation continues support of hospital with $2 million pledge 
The Tampa Tribune – Sept. 10
"Our gift today is more accurately a legacy for the community and one that will outlive us by providing the highest standard of cardiovascular care for generations to come," he said. "Moffitt [Cancer Center] has a head start, but we are right on their heels."

Coach to discuss breast cancer
St. Petersburg Times – Sept. 10
Hear the winningest Ivy League women's basketball coach, Harvard's Kathy Delaney-Smith, speak about her recovery from breast cancer at Moffitt Cancer Center's 22nd annual FACTors Breast Cancer Education Conference.

SoundCheck: Living Colour, Set It Off, Trapt, Rod Picott and Amanda Shires
St. Petersburg Times – Sept. 10
The Sound of Awareness .... $10, with all proceeds going to the Moffitt Cancer Center....

Moffitt Cancer Center's Annual Breast Cancer Education Conference to Feature Notable Harvard Women's Basketball Coach 
Clearwater Gazette – Sept. 10
Conference fee is $25, and pre-registration is required. Registration deadline is Sept. 20. Register at For information, call (813) 745-6345 or e-mail

TMH Celebrates Ground Breaking of Cancer Center
WCTV – Sept. 9
Tallahassee Memorial is also the only cancer program in this part of the state to be affiliated with Moffitt Cancer Center. The affiliation means that ...

Moffitt Cancer Center, JSA Healthcare named in Modern Healthcare's "best places to work" 
St. Petersburg Times Venture blog – Sept. 8
The not-for-profit institution includes private patient rooms, the Southeast’s largest blood and marrow transplant program, outpatient treatment programs that record more than 272,000 visits a year, the Moffitt Research Center…

USF seeks partner, industry advice to set up hospital to treat chronic illnesses
St. Petersburg Times – Sept. 6
USF's hospital concept emphasizes its areas of academic strength, comparing its mission to the way in which the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute serves patients linked by a common disease.


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