October 15, 2010

Brenda Wormack to be honored at Pasco High football game
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 15
"This is very special due to the fact that she succumbed to cancer and the support of the American Cancer Society as well as the Moffitt Cancer Center was very tremendous," said Clyde Carter, Wormack's ex-husband.

Brenda Wormack to be honored at Pasco High football game
TBO.com “Prep Report” blog – Oct. 15
“This is very special due to the fact that she succumbed to cancer and the support of the American Cancer Society as well as the Moffitt Cancer Center was very tremendous,” said Clyde Carter, Wormack’s ex-husband.

Porque saber de cáncer es importante
Centro – Oct. 15
Latinos y el Cáncer es una serie de conferencias acerca de ese conjunto de enfermedades que se dictarán en el H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute el próximo sábado, 23 de octubre.

Pink party is a picnic with a purpose
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 14
Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa is one of the recipients of the funds.

At risk? Would you want to know?
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 14
In 2006, Foy was tested at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and discovered she had the same trait.

Cancer survivor has gone from White House to birdhouses
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 14
He moved from Winter Garden near Orlando to Tampa for treatment at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, receiving 35 rounds of radiation and five weeks of chemotherapy.

Iorio on the line: Some answers from transit's biggest booster
Creative Loafing – Oct. 14
Less wait time and enhanced transfers to and from TIA; Brandon; University of South Florida; VA Hospital; Moffitt Cancer Center and other USF area facilities; West Shore Plaza; Downtown Tampa

Girls fast pitch tourney to raise money for Komen
10 News – Oct. 13
Doctors from Moffitt Cancer Center and the FACTors program will be on hand during the weekend tournament to educate and raise awareness for the 1,100 girls ages 8 to 18 taking part and their families.

The Big C
Ocala Magazine – Oct. 13
At the Moffitt Cancer Center, I had a chest x-ray, another pelvic CT scan, more blood and urine tests, and another EKG.

Ryan Sponsors Caddies for Cancer Charity Golf Tournament
Clearwater Gazette – Oct. 13
Ryan will host its 4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on October 25th with proceeds benefiting Moffitt Cancer Center.

Brevard County patients cope with ovarian cancer
Florida Today –  Oct. 12
"The power of genomics and, also, its weakness is that we are now able to measure the level of activity of almost every gene in the human genome," said Dr. Johnathan Lancaster, chairman of the Department of Women's Oncology and director of the Center for Women's Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Swimming: Area teams put up fight
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 12
Through entry fees, donations and merchandise and food sales, as well as a school-wide bake sale and $2 donations to wear pink to school, the event raised more than $4,000 for Moffitt Cancer Center.

Dr. Richard Levine: Indefatigable Champion of Cancer Patients
Space Coast Medicine – Oct. 12
To raise awareness and support for cancer patients, Levine orchestrates the annual Survivorship Summit, held at Space Coast Cancer Center in collaboration with Moffitt Cancer Center.

Saving for a Family
Time – Oct. 11
"It falls through the cracks," says Gwen Quinn, a specialist in reproductive health and cancer at the University of South Florida.

“Grassroots” Tampa Rail Organization has Deep-Pocketed Backers that Stand to Profit
The Bradenton Times – Oct. 11
The Partnership has over 150 member notable organizations and sizable interests such as Baycare, Blue Cross Blue Shield. The Florida Communications Group (owners of the Tribune, WFLA, TBO.com and others), Moffitt Cancer Center, Carlton Fields, Progress Energy, Sykes Enterprises, Teco Energy and USF among others.

Foot rub, mammogram?
Chicago Tribune – Oct. 10 (This same story also published in The Los Angeles Times, Baltimore Sun, Orlando Sentinel, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, The Independent.)
At the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., mammogram volume is down about 15 percent to 20 percent.

###

Please note we cannot guarantee the accuracy or availability of links. The stories belong to the respective publishers, and links may expire. Some news sites require you to register and select a password in order to retrieve articles, but most usually do not charge a fee to retrieve these news stories.