July 2, 2010

Pastor opens his heart and church
TBO.com – July 2
"He loves all people equally. That's what Christ is all about, and it's how Ken lives his life," said Jack Pledger, deputy director of Moffitt Cancer Center and an Idlewild member for 16 years.

Four to be honored at Dames' luncheon
Ocala.com – July 1
Shirley Fessel, stewardship officer at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, who helped the Dames establish a program of giving to the center.

Gainesville doctor to be honored at Ocala luncheon
The Gainesville Sun – July 1
Shirley Fessel, stewardship officer at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, who helped the Dames establish a program of giving to the center.

M2Gen Executive Vice President Appointed
AACI Update – July 2010
Moffitt Cancer Center announces the appointment of Dr. Timothy Yeatman as the executive vice president and founding chief scientific officer (CSO) for M2Gen.

Sotomayor Named to Endowed Chair In Hematologic Malignancies
AACI Update – July 2010
Moffitt Cancer Center has named Dr. Eduardo Sotomayor to the Susan and John Sykes Endowed Chair in Hematologic Malignancies.

Bob Wise
Politico – June 30
He also serves on the board of advisors for the Moffitt Cancer Center and the board of directors of C-Change, which works to eliminate cancer as a major public health risk at the earliest possible time.

Mayo awarded 5 cancer research grants
Jacksonville Business Journal – June 29
Parker is partnering with researchers at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa to recruit 1,400 patients with kidney cancer and 1,400 cancer-free control subjects.

Medical People
The Ledger – June 29
Before this, she had leadership positions with Moffitt Cancer Center and St. Joseph's Hospital, both in Tampa, and with Presbyterian Health Care/Novant Health in North Carolina.

Lakeland Regional Cancer Center Medical Director Leaves Post
The Ledger – June 28
Dr. Douglas Reintgen, a melanoma specialist, who came from Moffitt Cancer Center eight years ago to direct Lakeland Regional Cancer Center as it formed, no longer is with LRCC.

Business briefs
Highlands Today – June 27
Prior to joining HPC Healthcare, Marsee held leadership positions with H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Presbyterian Health Care/Novant Health in North Carolina and St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa.

Though less common, wrong-site surgical mistakes still happen
Sun-Sentinel – June 25 (This story originally published in the St. Petersburg Times on June 21.)
Radiation was delivered to the wrong side of a patient's neck at Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center in 2006.

Stancic named VP at M2G
Northeast News & Tribune – June 30
Ana Stancic has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer of M2Gen, a wholly owned for-profit subsidiary of Moffitt Cancer Center.

More added to patients' treatment plan
The Tampa Tribune – June 26
The coordinator of the patient and family advisory program at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa also is a breast cancer survivor.

Cancer survivors say teamwork is crucial during treatment
The Tampa Tribune – June 26
Four cancer survivors recently shared their special perspective with health professionals at Moffitt Cancer Center's Cancer, Culture and Literacy Conference in Clearwater Beach.

Sports world embraces cause at Vitale Gala
The Tampa Tribune – June 26
The money will be used to fund cancer research grants at All Children's Hospital and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Center.

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