August 6, 2010

Partnership creates life science entrepreneurs
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Aug. 6
Extended Human, co-founded by researchers at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, was the guinea pig in a collaboration in which students pursuing their master’s in business administration from the John H. Sykes College of Business work with Moffitt faculty to prepare business plans for startups.

Race close for $200,000 Pepsi Refresh Grant – Aug. 6
Rays/Evan Longoria: Fund cancer education for kids by working with Moffitt Cancer Center to promote cancer awareness and provide education to kids about making healthy choices.

He's sorry, says family of driver in crash that killed four
St. Petersburg Times – Aug. 6
A tumor was found in his lower back five months ago. He is undergoing chemotherapy treatments at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Places to Go
The Tampa Tribune – Aug. 6
Standing Art Tattoos and Art Gallery, 10120 Scenic Drive, Port Richey, is donating 15 percent of its profits from tattoos through Saturday to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.

Theater events this week
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Aug. 5
Presented by Players Theatre and Eclectic Theatre Company. Benefit for Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation.

Health and fitness events – Aug. 4
Moffitt Cancer Center's Mole Patrol will offer free skin screenings from 9 am to 3 pm Aug. 14 at the Clearwater Beach Pier 60 Pavilion.

Fry Hammond Barr, Tampa firm merge 
Orlando Business Journal – Aug. 4
Orlando-based Fry Hammond Barr represents retail and consumer brands including Bright House Networks, Nemours, Stein Mart, The Peabody Orlando and Moffitt Cancer Center.

Brothers plan barbecue benefit bash for Moffitt
The Suncoast News – Aug. 3
So Adam and brother Joshua of Standing Art Tattoos & Art Gallery are "Standing Up To Cancer" with a fundraiser all this week for Moffitt Cancer Center.

Tampa Bay area health support groups – Aug. 3
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive (fifth floor), Tampa, support group meets at 11 am Thursdays. Call (813) 745-8470.

Longoria Visits Moffitt Cancer Center – Aug. 3
Evan Longoria visits children at the Moffitt Cancer Center to educate kids on the role experience plays in cancer prevention.

News of Hellenic Medical Oncology Society 
Aug. 1
Dr. Lodovico Balducci

Trial watch: Ipilimumab success in melanoma provides boost for cancer immunotherapy – Aug. 1
These findings are appropriately receiving a lot of attention, because this is the first randomized Phase III trial demonstration of a significant survival impact for a treatment for patients with metastatic melanoma,” says Vernon K. Sondak, MD, Chair of the Department of Cutaneous Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Florida, USA.

Health Briefs
Pensacola News Journal – Aug. 1
Baptist Health Care, Moffitt Cancer Center and AAA Auto Club South recently partnered for the fifth year to provide about 300 sun seekers with the tools and resources needed for proper sun safety.

Can functional MRI help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease?
The Tampa Tribune/ – July 31 
Dr. Murtagh is a professor of oncologic sciences and radiology at USF Health and director of neuroradiology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and University Diagnostic Institute.

Moffitt Cancer Center calls cancer facilities in Leesburg, The Villages a 'win-win'
Orlando Sentinel – July 31
The alliance will join forces with the Moffitt Cancer Center, based in Tampa, in a partnership that will improve cancer research and provide clinical trials.


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