February 25, 2011

District 3: Similar goals, divergent ideas mark City Council race
St. Petersburg Times – Feb. 25
Wilson, 32, says the city already has "an incredible network of research opportunities, biomedical and life sciences jobs," citing the University of South Florida, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Tampa General Hospital.

SHOP TALK: New Jobs, Appointments, & Changes; Promotions; Honors; Grants, & Other “People News”
Oncology Times – Feb. 25
Lodovico Balducci, MD, has been appointed Medical Director of Affiliates and Referring Physician Relations at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Study shows some breast cancer patients can safely keep lymph nodes
St. Petersburg Times – Feb. 24
Dr. Christine Laronga, program leader of the Don and Erika Wallace Comprehensive Breast Program at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, helped recruit patients and remembers the early days of the study.

Space Coast Cancer Center Taps Riordan
SpaceCoastMedicine.com – Feb. 23
The Mission of the physicians and staff of Space Coast Cancer Center is to provide state-of-the-art cancer care utilizing the most modern and safest technology, follow evidence-based national guidelines, and collaborating with Moffitt Cancer Center.

Hospitals known for cardiac, cancer care
Ocala.com – Feb. 23
Its cancer center has an academic affiliation with the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

Surgical Breast Biopsies: Overused, But Decreasing
Medscape Today – Feb. 23
The use of minimally invasive breast biopsies was more common at academic centers, such as the Shands Hospital at the University of Florida and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa Bay, than at nonacademic centers in the state.

'Always, always, look good at the finish line'
The Tampa Tribune – Feb. 23
I also work the water stop for the Gasparilla Half Marathon and the Moffitt Cancer Race; I'm the race director for the Senior Connection Magazine one-mile walk, race coordinator for the Hare Race, and I put out water every Sunday morning for the Temple Terrace runners.

Eat, Drink, Cook, Learn
The Tampa Tribune – Feb. 23
Proceeds benefit Moffitt Cancer Center pediatric sarcoma research.

Six Must-Try Races in Southwest Florida
Associated Content – Feb. 23
And with the proceeds going to two worthy causes, the Moffitt Cancer Center and Barbara's Friends plus medals for all finishers, there's only one thing that could make this event better: free wings and beer at the finish.

Ask the Lobbyist with George Franklin 
News Talk WBCK, 95.3 – Feb. 23
George continues his service on several boards including the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation and the BC/CAL/KAL Inland Port Development Corporation.

Mammogram in Breast Cancer Survivors 
ABCNews.com – Feb. 22
Moffitt Cancer Center's Dr. Christopher Flowers explains the study.

EHR Absence Will Hinder Genomic Medicine: Expert
Health Data Management – Feb. 22
That was message delivered by David Fenstermacher, chair of the department of biomedical informatics, at Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Fla.

Three of five Tampa mayoral candidates make pitches at USF forum
St. Petersburg Times – Feb. 21
"Quite honestly, if somebody comes to Tampa to visit Busch Gardens, the University of South Florida, MOSI, Moffitt Cancer Center, University Community Hospital, anywhere in this area, when they come off (Interstate) 275 on Fowler or Fletcher, what is the impression that they get of the city?" she asked.

Teenage musicians use their skills to bring joy, comfort to hospice patients
St. Petersburg Times – Feb. 20
Milan's simple desire to soothe those in difficult stages of their lives was born out of an experience his grandfather had while recovering from surgery at Moffitt Cancer Center.


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