December 2, 2011

Cancer Center
Prevention- December 2011
"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. Diet, exercise, and avoidance of tobacco products are, of course, your first line of defense.

Dec. 5 middle school soccer game of Bayonet Point vs. Hudson benefits Moffitt Cancer Center
St. Petersburg Times - Dec. 3
All profits will be donated to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Don't let vaccination controversy impede progress, expert says
Orlando Medical News - Dec. 2
Giuliano is chairwoman of the Department of Cancer Epidemiology at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Martin Memorial changing name to Martin Health System
TC Palm.com - Dec. 1
That includes partnerships with life sciences organizations at the Tradition Center for Innovation in west Port St. Lucie, as well as a continued affiliation with Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa for oncology clinical trials. 

Study: Men Are Less Likely Screened For Cancer Compared To Women
Heal Blog (Blog) - Nov. 30
According to Jenna Davis, study corresponding author, of the department of health outcomes and behavior at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., she said: "Our findings indicate that there is a need for better health and cancer screening promotion among men."

What Men Don't Know Does Kill Them
dailyRx - Nov. 30
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida led the study with colleagues from Sanoa Consulting LLC, Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and the New York University College of Dentistry. 

Bone marrow registration, blood drive scheduled in Brooksville
St. Petersburg Times - Nov. 30
Cost is $5, with proceeds helping McFarland, who is being treated for breast cancer at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

Men More Likely to Skip Cancer Screenings: Study
HealthDay News - Nov. 29
Our aim was to gain insight for improving existing cancer health promotion practices," study corresponding author Jenna Davis, of the department of health outcomes and behavior at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., said in a center news release.

Participation gap in cancer screening between men and women
HemOnc Today - Nov. 29
Despite having higher cancer mortality rates for all sites combined compared with women, men are less willing to participate in cancer screening, according to researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and colleagues at Sanoa Consulting LLC, Muscle Shoals, Ala., and the New York University College of Dentistry.

Elizabeth Purcell is Bride
Wilkes Barre Times Leader - Nov. 27
Dr. Gibney, 33, is an oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Fla.

Kids Classic Tournament details fine-tuned ... and it will be a day to remember
Boca Beacon - Nov. 25
This year the Moffitt Cancer Research program called "Families First" will be the beneficiary of all money raised. 

Men: Less Participative in Cancer Screenings
Heal Blog (Blog) - Nov. 25
However, according to a study of some researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and colleagues at Sanoa Consulting LLC, Muscle Shoals, Ala., and the New York University College of Dentistry, men remains avoidant in terms of cancer screenings.

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