July 30, 2010

Moffitt Cancer Center adding facilities
Tampa Bay Business Journal – July 30
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Central Florida Health Alliance are partnering on two cancer care facilities to be built on the campuses of Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages Health System.

Moffitt Cancer Center adding facilities
Orlando Business Journal – July 30
Moffitt Cancer Center and Central Florida Health Alliance jointly announced July 29 that they are partnering on two new cancer care facilities to be built on the campuses of Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages Health System.

WOMEN IN BUSINESS 2010: Dr. Jamie D. Daniel
Ocala.com – July 30
It would be of such quality that patients would be referred here from all over, and it would be talked about like people mention Moffitt or Mayo Clinic.

Cancer centers coming to Leesburg, The Villages 
The Daily Commercial – July 30
Moffitt Cancer Center and Central Florida Health Alliance are joining together to build cancer-care centers at Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages Health System, officials announced Thursday.

Master support group listing
The Tampa Tribune – July 30
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive (fifth floor), Tampa, support group meets at 11 a.m. Thursdays. Call (813) 745-8470.

expressor's Data Integration Solution Selected by Skechers for Enterprise Data Warehouse Application
TMCnet.com – July 30
American Tower (News - Alert), Integrated DNA, Moffitt Cancer Center, Sybron Dental Specialties and Viverae are some of the major customers.

Christina Applegate's Pregnancy After Cancer Treatment Isn't Risky
ABCNews.com – July 29
"Several large studies have confirmed that children born to parents who have had cancer are just as healthy as the non-cancer population," said Gwendolyn Quinn, associate professor at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa.

Moffitt Cancer Center to partner with Leesburg, The Villages hospitals
Orlando Sentinel – July 29
Tampa-based Moffitt Cancer Center plans to partner with the Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages Health System to build two new cancer-care facilities at each hospital, officials at the hospitals announced Thursday.

Moffitt to open cancer centers in Leesburg, the Villages
Orlando Sentinel “Vital Signs” blog – July 29
Moffitt Cancer Center and Central Florida Health Alliance announced Thursday that they are partnering to build two new cancer facilities at Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages Health System.

Support BCA Sponsors
Black Coaches & Administrators – July 29
Help Moffitt Cancer Center win a Pepsi Refresh Grant chosen by the Tampa Bay Rays and 3rd baseman Evan Longoria

Researchers hunt for reliable early-detection test for lung cancer
St. Petersburg Times – July 29
Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center, however, isn't recommending the Oncimmune test.

New ovarian cancer data have been reported by scientists at Moffitt Cancer Center
NewsRx.com – July 29

Daily Dose: Christina Applegate Baby News 
Woman’s Day “the daily WD” blog – July 28
To find out a little more about what women should know about this topic, I queried M. Catherine Lee, MD, a surgical oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center and Gwendolyn P. Quinn, Ph.D, an associate member of the Health Outcomes and Behavior Program at Moffitt.

Can functional MRI help diagnose Alzheimer's disease?
The Tampa Tribune – July 28
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 signs license agreement with CvergenX
Tampa Bay Business Journal – July 27
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute signed a licensing agreement with CvergenX Inc.

Axela acquires Xceed Molecular
Mass High Tech – July 26
In 2008, Xceed reported that it had gained an exclusive worldwide license to a gene signature for colon cancer from the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Moffitt researcher Dr. Eduardo Sotomayor gets $2.5 million
Tampa Bay Business Journal – July 26
Sotomayor, the Susan and John Sykes Endowed Chair in Hematologic Malignancies at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, will use the grant to develop novel therapies for B-cell lymphomas and particularly for mantle cell lymphoma, a statement from Moffitt said.

People on the move: pharma outsourcing jobs
Outsourcing-Pharma.com – July 26
Cathy Kerzner has been appointed SVP and chief commercial officer of M2Gen, the for-profit service providing subsidiary of the Moffitt Cancer Center.

SHOP TALK: New Jobs, Appointments, & Changes; Promotions; Honors; Grants, & Other 'People News'
Oncology Times – July 25
Kathleen Egan, PhD, senior member of the Risk Assessment, Detection, and Intervention Program at Moffitt Cancer Center, has received a $2.2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop a postdoctoral training program in molecular and genetic epidemiology.

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