December 23, 2011

ASH 2011 - Initial Thoughts On The Meeting's Key Myeloma-Related Findings
The Myeloma Beacon (Blog) - Dec. 23
Dr. Ken Shain from the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa: I continue to be impressed by the activity of the CS-1 antibody elotuzumab presented by Dr. Sagar Lonial from the Winship Cancer Institute in Atlanta in an oral session Monday morning.

Gov. Scott appoints Susan Frazier to Florida Transportation Commission
Tampa Bay Business Journal - Dec. 23
Frazier serves on the board of trustees of the Henry B. Plant Museum and the board of directors for the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation.

Study Suggests Common and Treatment-Specific Negative Effects on Cancer Survivor's Cognitive Skills
Cancer Network - Dec. 22
Paul Jacobsen, PhD, researcher at the Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues, found that survivors who were treated with radiation had similar problems to those treated with a combination of radiation and chemotherapy.

Dr. William Dalton introduces Moffitt Cancer Center's 25th Anniversary
970 WFLA - Dec. 22
Dr. Dalton was interviewed this morning on AM Tampa Bay discussing Moffitt's 25th Anniversary.

Raymond James' new office a boon for Pasco
The Tampa Tribune - Dec. 22
Five years ago, Pasco and Hillsborough County were competing for a major expansion of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

Moffitt Cancer Center takes lease at Telecom Park
Tampa Bay Business Journal - Dec. 21
Moffitt Cancer Center has signed a 128,759-square-foot lease at Intellicenter One in Telecom Park in Tampa.

Moffitt to move some operations to Telecom Park
St. Petersburg Times - Dec. 21
Moffitt Cancer Center is moving business and support functions to an office park east of its main campus in north Tampa to free space at the hospital for more clinical and research work.

UF, Moffitt researchers find blood cancer may be more common than realized
Alachua County Today - Dec. 21
Cogle and colleagues at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa noticed that their clinical practices received many referrals from local physicians trying to figure out the cause of low blood cell counts.

La Roche-Posay, Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation partner to protect cancer patients
Drug Store News - Dec. 21
Mollie's Fund will distribute 10,000 pieces of Anthelios 45 ultra light sunscreen fluid to cancer centers across the country, with 9,500 pieces reaching those in need at The Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

Moffitt cancer center leasing new offices offsite
The Tampa Tribune - Dec. 21
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute has signed a lease to relocate some staff to Telecom Park, east of the institute's main center bordering the University of South Florida.

Moffitt aims to treat more people by teaming up with other facilities
The Tampa Tribune - Dec. 21
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute's desire to treat more patients will involve heading outside Tampa.

At 25, Moffitt Cancer Center remains focused on prevention, treatment
The Tampa Tribune - Dec. 21
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center isn't like other hospitals.

Moffitt cancer center leasing new offices offsite
Tbo.com - Dec. 20
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute has signed a major new lease to relocate some staff and functions to Telecom Park.

Skin Cancer More Likely Among Women Who Smoke
Health News - Dec. 19
According to lead study author Dana Rollison, an associate member in the Moffitt Cancer Center department of cancer epidemiology in Tampa, Florida, noted that while both genders are exposed to the sun-known to be the greatest risk factor for developing skin cancer-the disparity between skin cancer risks among men and women remains unclear.

Long-Term Smoking Increases Risk of Skin Cancer in Women
Emax Health - Dec. 19
Dana Rollison PhD, an associate member in the Moffitt Cancer Center department of cancer epidemiology, compared 383 patients with skin cancer to 315 people without the disease (355 men and 343 women).

Smoking in women associated with skin cancer: Study
News Medical Net - Dec. 19
Rollison, an associate member in the Moffitt Cancer Center department of cancer epidemiology, in Tampa, Fla. Said lung cancer research may offer a clue.

A new motivation to quit smoking
KCBD - Dec. 19
The study out of Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa looked at about three hundred patients with skin cancer, and compared them to about the same number of people without the disease.

Skin Cancer Linked to Tobacco Use
ThirdAge.com - Dec. 19
According to HealthDay News, researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida found that women who have smoked at least 20 years are twice as likely to develop squamous cell skin cancer as non-smoking women.

Smoking Raises Risk Of Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Skin In Women
Medical News Today - Dec. 19
Regular female smokers have a threefold higher risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma of the skin, researchers from Moffitt Cancer Center reported in Cancer Causes and Control.

Study: Women smokers more likely to develop skin cancer
WHEC.com - Dec. 19
The study out of Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa looked at 300 patients with skin cancer and compared them to a similar number of people without the disease.

Expressor adds to debt round, now at $6M
Mass High Tech - Dec. 19
Among Expressor's customers in the health care, telecommunications and financial services fields are such companies as American Tower Corp., Moffitt Cancer Center, Integrated DNA Technologies Inc., Sybron Dental Specialties and Viverae Inc.

Brothers United show returns for 10th year with proceeds going to 'Miracle Baby'
News Chief - Dec. 18
This donation will, for the first time, be used to benefit a local family who has been touched by cancer instead of Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Medical Woes, Bills Leave Painter in Limbo
The Ledger - Dec. 18
He contacted Moffitt Cancer Center, where he was accepted as a charity case.

Moffitt Cancer Center Appoints Marti Huizenga To National Board Of Advisors
South Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report - Dec. 18
Moffitt Cancer Center announces the appointment of Marti Huizenga to its national Board of Advisors.

Smoking ups skin cancer risk in women
Press TV - Dec. 17
Researchers of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla. analyzed data from 698 adult people including 383 patients with basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma, of non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC).

Smoke Can Cause Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
Newspoint South Africa - Dec. 17
The study was conducted by the researchers of Moffitt Cancer Center and the University of South Florida.

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