April 15, 2011

Family fest to offer a side of knowledge
The Tampa Tribune/TBO.com – April 15
The event scheduled for 2 to 8 p.m. at Zephyr Park on State Road 54 West, just west of U.S. 301 (38116 Fifth Ave.) is intended “to promote family togetherness, fitness and health, and awareness of Moffitt Cancer Center's Senior Assessment Center and the work of Lodovico Balducci M.D.”

Web App Advances Personalized Cancer Treatment
InformationWeek – April 14
Many large healthcare providers, including Mayo Clinic, Moffitt Cancer Center, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center are increasingly deploying decision support, analytics, and business intelligence tools to improve the care they offer to patients.

Florida Government is Right Out of the Wizard of Oz
Salem-News.com – April 14
Reduced funding for the world famous Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, which competes with three Columbia/HCA cancer treatment centers that Scott has 10 million shares which he put in a "revocable" trust in his wife's name before he took office.

In-depth on thyroid cancer
ABC Action News – April 14
Dr. Tapan Padhya, of the Head and Neck Oncology Program at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, said patients at Moffitt can request a thyroid guard during x-rays.

2012 U.S. Senate race is on with Bill Nelson, Mike Haridopolos announced candidates
St. Petersburg Times – April 14
Last week, Grant was one of only two House Republicans to vote against a bill that would take $50 million from cancer research programs — including $10 million for H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa — and use it to help cover the state's Medicaid bill.

Cancer Prevention Study / Footsteps to the Future
WGCU.org – April 13
The American Cancer Society seeks men and women between 30 and 65 to be part of a long term study, titled Cancer Prevention Study 3.

Moffitt Cancer Center Makes Two Appointments
Tampa Bay Medical News – April 13
Grand Rounds April - Moffitt Cancer Center announces the appointment of Jane Fusilero, R.N., M.S.N., MBA, CNAA, as vice president/chief nursing officer, and Dana Rollison, Ph.D., as vice president/chief health informatics officer.

Make-A-Wish gives musical medicine
10 News – April 13
Ginem's treatment was so extreme, for more than a year he rarely left Moffitt Cancer Center.

Being thankful for today: Father and son struggle with medical issues
Naples Daily News – April 13
When she was with her husband at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, where the worst cases are sent, she was given two pieces of wise advice from others who have gone through similar hardships.

Even after surgery, Fleming eager to help Lightning
The Tampa Tribune/TBO.com – April 13
He missed Tampa Bay's final five games of the regular season and underwent a biopsy at Moffitt Cancer Center on Thursday.

All but Tampa Bay Republican in House votes against Moffitt funding
The Tampa Tribune/TBO.com – April 13
As in most votes so far this session, the Florida House divided along party lines last week over biomedical funding to H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center - with one exception among Tampa area lawmakers.

Tampa Republican a deputy whip no more
St. Petersburg Times “The Buzz” blog – April 13
Majority whip Jim Frishe, R-St. Petersburg, raised the issue of the Moffitt funding, saying that Tampa Bay Republicans made a difficult decision in voting to do away with the cancer research funding next year but are gearing up for negotiations with the Senate.

Government + Small Businesses Matchmaker, May 5
83degrees – April 12
Government entities that have already registered for the event include MacDill Air force Base, the City of Tampa, Moffitt Cancer Center and Tampa International Airport, among others.

A struggle for hope
University Press – April 12
The University of Miami has already refused her, but Moffitt — a major cancer center in Tampa — has found a doctor for Gale right across from the Boca campus to administer the drug.

Budget battle just beginning; You ain't seen nothing yet
ABC Action News – April 11
You could continue to invest in education and medical research like at the Moffitt Cancer Center or the University of South Florida," said Castor.

Two cancer fighters, two different approaches
The Bradenton Herald – April 11
Last year, the event raised more than $1.2 million to fund cancer research, with grants going to Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg.

Assistant faces fight of his life
The Tampa Tribune/TBO.com – April 10
Fleming, 60, underwent a procedure at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa on Thursday and is at home resting while awaiting further test results before a treatment plan is established, Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman said.

Lightning assistant coach diagnosed with brain tumor
The Tampa Tribune/TBO.com – April 9
Fleming underwent an unspecified procedure Thursday at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.

Lightning Assistant Coach recovering after surgery on brain tumor
Bay News 9/Bright House Sports Network – April 9
Tampa Bay Lightning assistant coach Wayne Fleming is home resting comfortably after undergoing a procedure on Thursday, April 7 at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa.

Tampa Bay Lightning assistant coach Wayne Fleming undergoes procedure to address brain tumor
St. Petersburg Times “Lightning Strikes” blog – April 9
Tampa Bay Lightning assistant coach Wayne Fleming is "resting comfortably" at home after a procedure at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa to address what the team called a primary brain tumor.

Lightning Assistant Coach Wayne Fleming Diagnosed With Brain Tumor
SB Nation Tampa Bay – April 9
He underwent a procedure this morning, and he's being treated by the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa.

Tampa Bay Lightning Put Playoffs in Proper Perspective
Bleacher Report – April 9
The 61-year-old Fleming is resting at home after the procedure was performed in Tampa's famed Moffitt Cancer Center.


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