February 18, 2011

Huge Event to Raise Money for Children's Cancer Research 
www.newsblaze.com – Feb. 17
Over the first 15 years of existence, PCF has funded seed grants at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Research Institute in Tampa, All Children's Research Institute in St. Petersburg, the University of Florida in Gainesville, and the University of Miami-School of Medicine

Colourful food can prevent cancer: Expert
Deccan Herald – Feb. 17
Paint your plate like a painter’s palate because colourful food not only lowers cancer risk but also prevents ageing process, Dr Nagi Kumar of H Lee Moffitt Cancer Centre and Research Institute, University of South Florida College of Medicine said.

Eat, Drink, Cook, Learn
The Tampa Tribune – Feb. 16
Proceeds benefit Moffitt Cancer Center pediatric sarcoma research.

Community members take leadership roles
The Tampa Tribune – Feb. 16
Jon and Cindy Gruden are chairing the Magnolia Ball, benefiting Moffitt Cancer Center.

LANNY POFFO, JIMMY HART TAKING PART IN TAMPA, FL CHARITY EVENT THIS WEEKEND
Pro Wrestling Insider - Xtra – Feb. 16
Over the first 15 years of existence, PCF has funded seed grants at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Research Institute in Tampa, All Children's Research Institute in St. Petersburg, the University of Florida in Gainesville, and the University of Miami-School of Medicine

HIMSS: Genomics, personalized medicine and the role of integration
HealthImaging.com – Feb. 16
How physicians and researchers make genomic and molecular data available to stratify patient populations based on various criteria (such as the diagnosis of a patient’s stage of cancer) may be able to help clinicians group patients to determine best practices for clinical decision support (CDS), stated David Fenstermacher, PhD, chair of the department of biomedical informatics at the Moffitt Cancer Center, at a Feb. 22 educational session on personalized health and genomics at HIMSS11.

Cancer survivors make case for Moffitt
Tallahassee Democrat – Feb. 16
They both turned to Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa for help.

'An Evening at the Oscars' to be hosted by the Bethesda Hospital Foundation
Sun-Sentinel – Feb. 16
Proceeds from the Ball will benefit the Comprehensive Cancer Center, which is an affiliate of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.

Cyclists ride 300 miles to deliver message to Gov. Rick Scott
10 News – Feb. 16
Members of the Moffitt Cancer Center's Cure on Wheels Team pedaled across the finish line in the Capitol Courtyard on Tuesday.

"Moffitt Day" bring bikers from Tampa
WTXL – Feb. 15
About a dozen riders came to Tallahassee as a part of “Moffitt Day.”

Moffitt Day 2011
WTXL – Feb. 15
Moffitt Day recognizes the need for continued legislative support to eradicate Florida’s second leading cause of death, cancer.

Cure on Wheels for Cancer Research
WCTV – Feb. 15
This is the second year that The Moffitt Cancer Center and Cure on Wheels, Inc have done the three day ride to promote cancer research in the state of Florida.

Riding for a Cause
Capitol News Service – Feb. 15
The group biked to Tallahassee to raise awareness for cancer research and remind lawmakers of the work that’s being done at the Moffitt Cancer Centers.

Moffitt Cancer Center Pedals Cure On Ride To Capitol
www.83degreesmedia.com – Feb. 15
The cyclists are riding on behalf of Moffitt Cancer Center's Cure on Wheels to raise awareness about cancer research.

Cure on Wheels
Ocala Star-Banner – Feb. 14
The three day ride, sponsored by the Moffitt Cancer Center and Cure on Wheels, Inc., is designed to bring more awareness to the need for Cancer research funding.

Leukemia patient to get stem cell treatment
Naples Daily News – Feb. 14
It will take place at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Tampa Bay area personnel appointments, promotions and announcements 
St. Petersburg Times – Feb. 14
Health care: Dr. Lodovico Balducci has been appointed medical director of affiliates and referring physician relations at Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa.

Las Vegas-based clinic provides service to cancer patients
Las Vegas Review-Journal – Feb. 14
But a 2009 study done by the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Fla., found that 46 percent of oncologists reported referring patients for fertility preservation

Biotech firm M2Gen's CEO: We're advancing personalized medicine in fight against cancer
St. Petersburg Times – Feb. 13
Kerzner, 53, who has dropped the “interim” from her title, now leads one of the region’s cutting-edge biotech firms, a venture between pharmaceutical giant Merck and the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Finally, a clean ice machine, says Tarpon Springs inventor
St. Petersburg Times – Feb. 13
It's the kind of slime made infamous in a 2006 science project of Jasmine Roberts, a Tampa seventh grader at the time, who found (with testing help by the Moffitt Cancer Center) that the ice produced at area fast-food restaurants contained more bacteria than the same restaurants' own toilet water.

Showcase to feature author panels and honored guests 
The Villages Daily Sun – Feb. 12
A portion of the book sales will be donated to Moffitt Cancer Center at The Villages.

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