September 3, 2010

Top 10 Places for a Job in Tampa, Florida
Associated Content – Sept. 3
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center is a leading comprehensive cancer care facility in Florida has been designated as a National Cancer Institute (NCI) hospital.

Group to discuss cancer, exercise
St. Petersburg Times – Sept. 3
A therapist from the Moffitt Cancer Center will speak. The meeting is open to everyone.

Moffitt commended for eliminating infections
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Sept. 2
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center was among nine Florida hospitals recognized for their effectiveness in eliminating central line-associated blood stream infections in intensive care units.

Space Coast Cancer Center Art & Healing
SpaceCoast Living – Sept. 2
Presented by Space Coast Cancer Center and Moffitt Cancer Center in association with Oncology on Canvas-Art and Healing Day, the event featured prostate and skin cancer screenings as well as instruction and “make it and take it” sessions by local artists.

Tampa Bay area health support groups
TBO.com – Sept. 1
CANCER: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive (fifth floor), Tampa, support group meets at 11 am Thursdays. Call (813) 745-8470.

Robotic Surgery Integrates Three-Dimensional, High Definition Endoscopy
Space Coast Medicine – Sept. 1
He received his M.D. from St. Georges University School of Medicine, completed a year of internship in surgery in Newark, New Jersey, and then spent six months at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa performing research in genito-urinary oncology prior to starting his formal urology training in Albany, New York.

Nail salon dryers increase risk for skin cancer
ABC Action News – Aug. 31
There are also other sources of exposure to ultraviolet radiation, such as tanning beds, sun lights and UV nail dryers," said Doctor Basil Cherpelis, with the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Living Healthy - Going Places - September/October 2010
AAA Going Places – Aug. 31
Nikki Ross Inda, coordinator of the KIP (Knowledge Is Power) Kidz™ program at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL, recognized that there was a need to develop a program aimed specifically at young people.

Moffitt seeks $22 million bond issue
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Aug. 31
The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners will be asked Wednesday to approve a $22 million bond issue that would benefit the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa.

County to vote on bonds for Moffitt construction
TBO.com – Aug. 31
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute plans to borrow $22 million to build an outpatient treatment center near Tampa International Airport.

13 Ways to Never Get Cancer
MSN Health & Fitness – Aug. 30
"As many as 70% of known causes of cancers are avoidable and related to lifestyle," says Thomas A. Sellers, PhD, associate director for cancer prevention and control at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Winship to Research Lung Cancer Mutations
Emorywheel.com – Aug. 30
The LCMC is endorsed by the National Cancer Institute, and Johns Hopkins University, Vanderbilt University, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, MD Anderson Cancer Center and H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center are among the 14 participating research facilities, which are led by the University of Colorado.

FDA's decision on Avastin is a personal one for breast cancer patients
St. Petersburg Times/Tampabay.com – Aug. 30 (This same story appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.)
"It's going to be a landmark decision," said Howarth's physician, Dr. Susan Minton, an oncologist at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.
 
Moffitt's disclosure
The Tampa Tribune/TBO.com – Aug 28
It obviously pained Dr. William S. Dalton, the CEO of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, to reveal that an employee has been fired for falsifying a patient's signature on at least one consent form in a cancer study.

‘Got a Minute?’ has an impact
Sarasota Herald-Tribune “A&E” blog – Aug. 28
And that’s as it should be for a show that was designed to raise money for the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation in Tampa.

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