December 24, 2010

A spirited Brandon woman leaves entire estate to 16 groups
St. Petersburg Times – Dec. 24
Brandon native Bernice Williams Crabtree willed her entire estate, worth about $450,000, to local charities after she died in 2008. Her estate was settled last month. Here's a list of organizations that received her donations. Bert did not want contribution amounts shared publicly, her executor said.
Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa

Fourth annual 'Cabaret at Savannah' to benefit Moffitt Cancer Center at The Villages
The Villages Daily Sun – Dec. 23
This year, the group will donate proceeds to the Moffitt Cancer Center at The Villages. “It seems to me that this is the local cause that will do the most good this time,” said Leggiero, who is also serving …

PODCAST: One-on-One w/H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute VP & CIO Mark Hulse, Chapter 3
healthsystemCIO.com – Dec. 23
CIO roles in different industries, of course, differ vastly, but those within healthcare also have some unique attributes. Specifically, cancer center CIOs — such as Dana Farber, MD Anderson, Memorial Sloan Kettering and H. Lee Moffitt — share challenges their acute counterparts do not.

Cancer patients who smoke report worse pain
The Clinical Advisor – Dec. 23
Ditre and colleague Thomas H. Brandon, PhD, of the University of South Florida and the Moffitt Cancer Center, both in Tampa, hypothesized that “smoking may serve as a marker and/or risk factor for the incidence and severity of chronic nonmalignant pain,” in an earlier study (J Abn Psychol 2008;117:467-72).

Smoking May Worsen Pain For Cancer Patients
www.medicalnewstoday.com – Dec. 22
… Vani N. Simmons, Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, USA, Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center, USA ,Department of Oncologic Sciences,  …

Smoking worsens cancer patients' pain
The Times of India – Dec. 22
… Vani N. Simmons, Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, USA, Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center, USA ,Department of Oncologic Sciences,  …

Best Bets in local events
News Chief (Winter Haven, Fla.) – Dec. 22
BROTHERS UNITED - Vocal quintet Brothers United, at Theatre Winter Haven, at Chain O' Lakes Complex at 7 pm Proceeds will go to Moffitt Cancer Center.

Lipizzan Stallions put on showcase of grace as some Villagers treat themselves
The Villages Daily Sun – Dec. 20
… resounding reason they jumped at the chance to see the show was because the proceeds would go to the new Moffitt Cancer Center at The Villages. Cancer fighter and Moffitt Cancer Center patient …

FDA move may imperil breast cancer treatment
www.palmbeachpost.com – Dec. 19
"Like a lot of these agents, there are some women who benefit greatly from the drug and some who don't," said Dr. Hatem Soliman, a medical oncologist at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. …

Yoders donate $100,000 to Moffitt
The Villages Daily Sun – Dec. 19
Moffitt Cancer Center is regarded as one of the country's top research and treatment facilities in the fight against cancer. Earlier this year, Moffitt officials in Tampa and The Villages Health System …

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