July 23, 2010

A superior pairing to heal sick children
The Tampa Tribune – July 23
Tampa General Hospital is consistently considered one of the best hospitals in the country, and Moffitt Cancer Center, James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital and a network of local hospitals not only treat thousands of patients annually, but also are serving a growing life sciences industry.

Market focus: Healthcare
SecurityInfoWatch.com – July 23
Video surveillance systems from Panasonic System Networks Company have been chosen for a system upgrade at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Fla.

Study: Stereotactic radiosurgery controls tumors, preserves brain function 
HealthImaging.com – July 23
Surbhi Jain, MD, of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla., and colleagues retrospectively evaluated the effectiveness of linear accelerator based stereotactic radiosurgery in patients with brain metastases located in the eloquent brain.

Founder of Red Apple Adult Training Center dies at 76
St. Petersburg Times – July 23
He died Monday (July 19, 2010) at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. He was 76.

For colon health, cleanses may not be needed, but fiber is
St. Petersburg Times – July 22
Dr. Nagi Kumar, a researcher and registered dietitian at Moffitt Cancer Center, says eating yogurt with active cultures will increase good bacteria in the digestive tract, which can help with digestion and the absorption of nutrients from food.

List of nation's best hospitals includes three in Tampa Bay area
St. Petersburg Times – July 22
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa ranked 19th in the nation for cancer care;

Pat’s Place: Encouraging Minorities With Myeloma To Seek The Best Cancer Care
The Myeloma Beacon – July 22
Dr. Lee Green and Cathy Grant run a program at Moffitt Cancer Center called Moffitt Diversity.

Rays among groups pushing for better transportation
The Tampa Tribune – July 22
Other nonprofits groups donated as well including the Tampa Bay Sierra Club, The University of Tampa and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

M2Gen names Cathy Kerzner as chief commercial officer
Tampa Bay Business Journal – July 21
She will report to James Utterback, chief executive officer of M2Gen, a wholly owned for-profit subsidiary of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa.

M2Gen adds executive
Gulf Coast Business Review – July 21
M2Gen, a wholly-owned for-profit subsidiary of the Tampa-based Moffitt Cancer Center, has named Cathy Kerzner its new chief commercial officer.

Timeline of key dates in the history of All Children's Hospital
St. Petersburg Times – July 20
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute names All Children's its only pediatric affiliate

Airport can lease building to Moffitt
The Tampa Tribune – July 20
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute had indicated through a broker it was interested in leasing the vacant building to create an outpatient radiation therapy center.

Medical People
The Ledger – July 20
Jack Kolosky, executive vice president and chief operating officer at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, is the vice chair.

Frameless radiosurgery can treat most sensitive regions of brain: Study
The Medical News – July 20
While many theories exist as to why some clinicians have not expanded use of frameless radiosurgery in treating cranial indications, neurosurgeon Surbhi Jain, M.D., of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., believes low utilization can be attributed to an overall lack of awareness as to the extent frameless radiosurgery can effectively treat even the most sensitive regions of the brain.

Local groups and businesses look for ways to link themselves to Super Bowl XLV
The Dallas Morning News – July 19
The Tampa, Fla.-based H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute found a similar opportunity this year.

Partnering to nurture minds, bodies and souls
The Tampa Tribune – July 19
Partnerships currently include organizations such as TECO Energy Inc., the Public Defender's Office of Julianne Holt in Hillsborough County, Publix Super Markets, CVS Pharmacy, the city of Tampa/Mayor Pam Iorio's office, Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute and the soon-to-be University Community Hospital/Pepin Heart Hospital.

ENTERTAINMENT: Martinis for Moffitt sells out!
10 Connects – July 17
It's a party with a purpose. Organizers of the sold-out Martinis for Moffitt event say they raised $80,000 for the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Get Moving events for week of July 17, 2010
The Tampa Tribune – July 17
Moffitt Cancer Center and Publix Apron's Cooking School will present a series of cooking classes beginning on Aug. 4.

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