August 12, 2011

Advocate for Camp Lejeune veterans in water contamination case dies at age 72
St. Petersburg Times – Aug. 12
He also worked as a volunteer at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Moffitt Cancer Center
Studio 10 - Aug. 12
Moffitt Cancer Center's Mole Patrol will offer free skin screenings at Clearwater Beach, Cocoa Beach, Tampa and Leesburg at events during the next three months.

Sports Calendar for 8/11
Cape Coral Daily Breeze – Aug. 11
Saturday, Oct. 29 - Cape Coral Hooters Fall Charity Golf Event - Palmetto Pine Country Club, registration 7:30 a.m., shotgun start 8:30 a.m.; entry fee $340 per foursome, corporate foursome sponsorship $440 (includes hole sponsorship), tee & green sponsorships $100; proceeds benefit Moffitt Cancer Center. Info: Cape Coral Hooters (239) 945-4700.

Gynecologic Oncologist, Moffitt Cancer Center at International Plaza
Tampa Bay Medical News – Aug. 10
PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Patricia L. Judson, MD: But in May, Judson abandoned the cold and now she is warming up to a new life in Tampa, where she is the newest physician to join Moffitt Cancer Center’s Gynecologic Oncology program.

Professor falsified data, US reports
The Boston Globe – Aug. 10
Srikumar Chellappan, professor and chairman of the department of tumor biology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, said in an e-mail that Wang worked in his lab as a postdoctoral fellow from 1994 until 2000.

Arnie's Rebounding World: The Clinical Trial
The Myeloma Beacon (Blog) – Aug. 9
At Moffitt Cancer Center, where I am treated, they were actively enrolling patients in the Phase 2/3 pomalidomide trial.

BioFlorida Announces Conference Speakers
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Aug. 9
Top executives from Johns Hopkins Medical School, SRI International and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Latest from The Business Journals All Children’s Hospital, Moffitt Cancer Center improve 1Q financialsScripps Florida wins M grantAll Children’s, Johns Hopkins deal could lead to spinoffs Follow this company will headline the BioFlorida conference in Tampa in October.

FREE Skin Cancer Screenings
10 News – Aug. 9
Moffitt Cancer Center will be holding FREE skin cancer screenings in South Tampa, Tampa and Clearwater Beach.

Sports Calendar for 8/9
Cape Coral Daily Breeze – Aug. 9
Cape Coral Hooters Fall Charity Golf Event – Palmetto Pine Country Club, registration 7:30 a.m., shotgun start 8:30 a.m.; entry fee $340 per foursome, corporate foursome sponsorship $440 (includes hole sponsorship), tee & green sponsorships $100; proceeds benefit Moffitt Cancer Center.

Dr. Ken Shain Joins The Beacon’s Medical Advisor Team
The Myeloma Beacon – Aug. 8
Dr. Ken Shain, an assistant professor of hematologic malignancies at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL, has joined The Myeloma Beacon's team of Medical Advisors.

'Every Day Is a Holiday' to Cancer Survivor
The Ledger – Aug. 7
Chris Hazelwood spent the year undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Pioneering prosthesis gives kids hope
The Tampa Tribune – Aug. 7
Moffitt Cancer Center surgeon Doug Letson has an enemy. It's the number 448. That's how many American children learn they have bone cancer each year, then face painful treatments, the risk of limb amputation and possible death.

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