July 16, 2010

ORMC shows up in U.S. News’ hospital rankings  
Orlando Sentinel – July 16
Elsewhere in the state, the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa was ranked No. 19 in the country for treating cancer, while the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville ranked No. 40 in gastroenterology and No. 44 in neurology and neurosurgery.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute ranked No. 1 
The Miami Herald – July 16

Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa: Cancer (19)

TGH, All Children’s, Moffitt make ‘best hospitals’ list
Tampa Bay Business Journal – July 16
All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg and H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa also made the list.

Bankruptcy fails to derail biotech opportunists Accentia, Biovest
Tampa Bay Business Journal – July 16
Fifteen of their 110 employees work at corporate headquarters, including two scientists recently recruited from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute — Dr. Miheala Popa-Mckiver, senior manager of clinical research, and Amy McCord, clinical research manager.

Honoring the area's Women of Hope 
Ocala Star-Banner/Ocala.com – July 16
Honorees were Dr. Jamie D. Daniel, oncology nurse Linda Dolhay, Moffitt Cancer Center's Shirley B. Fessell and, the day's guest speaker, Dr. Amy A. Smith.

Among Florida few, Moffitt, Tampa General, Shands shine in U.S. News hospital rankings
St. Petersburg Times/Tampabay.com (blog) – July 15
Top-ranked hospitals for cancer: Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center ranked 19th nationally.

Shands makes U.S. News rankings in eight specialties 
The Gainesville Sun – July 15
Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa was recognized at No. 19 for its cancer programs.

Pepsi Drives Home Refresh Project Message With Expanded MLB Roster, Marketing
NYSportsJournalism.com – July 14
Evan Longoria Tampa Bay Rays: Work with Moffitt Cancer Center to promote cancer awareness and provide education to kids about making healthy choices

School Board Member Mullenax Says Throat Cancer Gone 
The Ledger (Lakeland, Fla.) – July 14
Mullenax, 63, had surgery at Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center in April to remove a malignant tumor.

M's, Felix competing for charity dollars 
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog) – July 14
Tampa Bay Rays/Evan Longoria: Work with the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation to provide cancer education for kids.

Cancer institute names new director 
Orlando Business Journal – July 14
He completed a basic science oncology research fellowship at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and a clinical surgical oncology fellowship at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

MLB, Pepsi team up to refresh communities 
MLB.com – July 13
Rays/Evan Longoria: Work with the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation to provide cancer education for kids.

Former NBA, UF center Schintzius grateful to be alive 
The Tampa Tribune – July 13
The doctors and staff at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute pushed him, along with his parents, Ken and Linda, who kept a constant vigil.

Lifetime Friends: Oncotype DX test helps men avoid chemo treatment 
10 Connects – July 10
Ralph went to Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa for a second opinion.  "He had me take another mammogram, and he confirmed it. It was breast cancer.

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