September 24, 2010

Good Causes
The Ledger – Sept. 24
There will be speakers from the Center for Cancer Care & Research and Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute as well as a question and answer panel.

Tampa Bay Area Health Support Groups
The Tampa Tribune – Sept. 24
CANCER: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive (fifth floor), Tampa, support group meets at 11 a.m. Thursdays. Call (813) 745-8470.

Health events for week of Sept. 25 – Sept. 24
PINK FIRE TRUCKS: The Guardians of the Ribbon, a nonprofit firefighters group, will visit Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday as part of the Pink Health Tour.

Power of Pink Community Picnic
10 News – Sept. 23
Moffitt Cancer Center invites you to check out a free Pink Picnic to hear from a breast cancer survivor and a doctor in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Moffitt Cancer Center is tops for working moms “Laptops & Lost Socks” blog – Sept. 23
Kudos to Moffitt Cancer Center for being named one of the best companies in the country for working moms!

Fundraiser raffle honors late Waltham teen's memory
Wicked Local Waltham – Sept. 23
It was to fly McLellan and family friend Patti Snyder, 49, home after she received her treatment at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Foot rub, mammogram?
Chicago Tribune Online – Sept. 22
At the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., mammogram volume is down about 15 percent to 20 percent. Last year at this time, Moffitt couldn't take new patients; appointments were booked three months out. Today there's a 24-hour turnaround.

O'Neill: USF's impact is constant reminder of its importance
Northeast News & Tribune – Sept. 22
It happens when your campus is home to the nationally recognized H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute as well as an eclectic mix of think tanks and institutes ranging from the Center for Urban Transportation Research to the acclaimed Graphic studio.

Brothers leverage loss into support for new Villages cancer center
The Villages Daily Sun Online – Sept. 21
Such devotion to her memory explains their commitment to an Oct. 21 fundraiser at The Villages Polo Club that benefits The Villages Moffitt Cancer Center and features Charlie Thomas’ The Drifters.

Olivia-Newton John to appear at cancer-awareness event at Busch Gardens
Orlando Sentinel “Theme Park Rangers” blog – Sept. 21
Co-hosting with Newton-John will be H. Lee Moffitt, founder of the Moffitt Cancer Center and former speaker of the Florida House of Representatives.

LRMC Seeks Millions In Loans
The Lakeland Ledger – Sept. 19
"Folks don't need to go to Tampa to Moffitt (for those procedures)," he said.

Educators bring prostate cancer prevention message to most at-risk black men
The Tampa Tribune – Sept. 18
It's clear that getting the word out is a priority, says Brian Rivers, a researcher with Moffitt Cancer Center.


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