June 4, 2010

Free seminar about cancer prevention
Bradenton Herald – June 4
“Preventative Health Measures that Decrease the Incidence of Cancer” will be conducted by Kathy Allen, manager of the department of nutrition at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Lung cancer research and advocacy
FOX-13 – June 4
Sites for the Clinical Trial:  One at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa:

Moffitt promotes Timothy Yeatman to M2Gen chief science officer
Tampa Bay Business Journal – June 3
Dr. Timothy Yeatman was named executive vice president and founding chief scientific officer for M2Gen, a for-profit subsidiary of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

Class of 2010: Cancer survivor Kaitlyn Lang makes the most of life
Naples Daily News – June 3
“With the Mayo, and the Moffitt Center, it can be a nightmare,” she said.

Crist signs bill requiring more training for 911 dispatchers
The Palm Beach Post – June 3
SB 1678 Open Government Sunshine Review/Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Teen organizes fashion-show benefit for Moffitt
East County Observer – June 3
Johnson is currently in the process of planning a teen fashion show, “Cause on the Catwalk,” at Saks Fifth Avenue to benefit the Moffitt Cancer Center.

New quandary for parents: Do boys need the HPV vaccine?
St. Petersburg Times – June 1
A Moffitt Cancer Center researcher studying the vaccine is among scientists who are learning that it may also reduce boys' risk of certain cancers.

Moffitt Cancer Center Begins $2.8 Million Quit-Smoking Study
Advance for Nurses – June 1
Moffitt Cancer Center recently received a $2.8 million research grant from the National Cancer Institute to test the effectiveness of smoking cessation booklets.

Moffitt Doctor Accepted To Executive Leadership Program for Women 
AACI Update – June 2010
Dr. Eleanor E. Harris, clinical director and residency program director for Moffitt Cancer Center’s Radiation Oncology Program and service chief of the Breast and Gynecologic Clinical and Research divisions, has been accepted to the Hedwig Van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women.

Tampa entrepreneur Sykes still hands-on, even in retirement
St. Petersburg Times – May 30
He mentions his treatment at Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center following a lymphoma diagnosis. He's been cancer-free for two years.

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