December 9, 2011

Firefighter's new life easy to swallow

St. Petersburg Times - Dec. 8
But then his wife, a nurse, discovered that doctors at Moffitt Cancer Center and the University of South Florida were having success with a procedure in which the throat is stretched over a period of months until it is wide enough to ingest food.

A survivor pays it forward, one flight at a time
The Observer News - Dec. 8
Now he makes an annual trip to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa for a checkup.

Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer Gives Prolonged Fatigue
International Business Times - Dec. 7
And the findings of a follow-up study, done by the researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues, are no different. 

Moffitt chief to run M2Gen venture as another CEO leaves
St. Petersburg Times - Dec. 7
Cathy Kerzner became the second chief executive officer in several years to leave Tampa's M2Gen, the venture between pharmaceutical giant Merck and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.

CEO leaves Tampa biomedical research institute M2Gen
The Tampa Tribune - Dec. 7
M2Gen is a unit of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa.

Fatigue from Chemotherapy May Worsen Over Time
Medical Daily - Dec. 6
The study was published in the American Cancer Society's current issue of CANCER by researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Study: Men tend to shy away from cancer screening
Health Imaging - Dec. 6
Citing studies showing that men underutilized preventive healthcare services compared with women in general, Jenna L. Davis, MPH, of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and colleagues wanted to investigate how this gender disparity translated to cancer screening (CS) specifically.

CEO leaves Tampa biomedical research institute M2Gen
TBO.com - Dec. 6
She had only joined M2Gen - a unit of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute - in summer 2010 as a senior vice president and quickly rose to become its CEO.

Enzyme-Inhibiting Molecule Effective In Sarcoma Treatment
Med India - Dec. 4
According to Soner Altiok, M.D., Ph.D. of Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, sarcomas are rare forms of cancers and are comprised of more than 70 types.

Riding for a cause
Hernando Today - Dec. 3
Phenes' aunt Bobbie Hotchkiss said her niece travels to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa at least twice a week for treatments, which include chemotherapy, a variety of shots and tests and preparation for a double mastectomy.

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.

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