April 30, 2010

Breakthrough prostate cancer treatment
FOX-13 – April 30
Dr. Julio Pow-Sang with Moffitt Cancer Center.

17th annual Magnolia Ball
St. Petersburg Times – April 30
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute advisers helped the Moffitt Foundation pull together spontaneous pledges, grants and annual contributions Saturday, netting $2.2 million.

Florida lawmakers approve $9.5M for Sylvester
South Florida Business Journal – April 30
However, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa is the only facility in Florida with the NCI designation.

Doctor Resigning From Citizens Oversight Committee, Frustrated With County Officials
The Ledger – April 29
The woman, Diana Tucker, said now she is awaiting word from Moffitt Cancer Center about getting into one of its clinical trials.

Smokers wanted: earn money while you quit smoking
ABC Action News – April 29
Smokers are wanted tonight at Moffitt Cancer Center where researchers are starting a new quit-smoking study.

Weekend Adventures in Bradenton: April 30 - May 2
The Bradenton Times – April 29
In addition to the local cancer support that the relay helps out to fund, the Hope Lodge in Tampa, a facility for people needing to stay overnight for treatment at the Moffitt Cancer Center, also receives money from the team's fundraising.

Cancer scare prompts search to find a bone marrow match
St. Petersburg Times – April 29
A donor must match the proteins in the immune cells of the recipient, and Morales has a very rare protein type, said Dr. Teresa Field, a bone marrow transplant physician at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Anal HPV in hetero men common
Health24.com – April 28
The findings confirm those of an earlier, smaller study suggesting that anal HPV infection is common among men who have heterosexual sex, said lead researcher Dr. Alan G. Nyitray, of the Moffitt Cancer Centre and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida.

New Smoking Study
AM850 – April 28
A new study from the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa is attempting to find out which self-help techniques work and which ones don’t.

Moffitt Cancer Center gets $2.8 million grant for Project Quit
Tampa Bay Business Journal – April 28
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute received a $2.8 million research grant from the National Cancer Institute to test the effectiveness of smoking cessation booklets.

Mullenax recovering from tumor surgery
News Chief – April 28
The surgery was performed at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa earlier this month, Mullenax wrote in a news release he read at the start of a School Board work session Tuesday.

School Board Member Mullenax Resigns From Lake Wales Mentoring Job
The Ledger – April 28
On Tuesday, Mullenax said he had surgery at Moffitt Cancer Center earlier this month to remove a malignant tumor in his throat.

Man who lost job hikes for cancer
Jackson County Floridan – April 27
He’s asking supporters to give to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, or any other respected cancer foundation of their choice.

School Board Member Dick Mullenax Has Malignant Tumor Removed
The Ledger – April 27
Polk County School Board member Dick Mullenax had surgery at Moffitt Cancer Center earlier this month to remove a malignant tumor in his throat.


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