January 14, 2011

The few, the proud and the deathly ill
The Tampa Tribune/www.tbo.com – Jan. 14
These will be tough cases to prove, says John Kiluk, an oncologist at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa.

Tampa Bay area hospitals snuff out on-campus smoking
The Tampa Tribune/www.tbo.com – Jan. 14
In 2008, Moffitt Cancer Center became the first area hospital to clear its air of tobacco, and nearly 80 percent of Moffitt employees who said they smoked signed up for cessation assistance, said Nancy Lee Olliver, a tobacco treatment specialist.

Solutions to Challenges of Mohs Surgery for Lentigo Maligna
Internal Medicine News Digital Network – Jan. 13
"Permanent processing has excellent cure rates. But on the downside, a patient has to wait for pathology results, which can be inconvenient," said Dr. Cherpelis, a cutaneous oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center at the University of South Florida in Tampa.

Lifesaving match
www.sun-sentinel.com – Jan. 11
Schwartz said he will receive a stem cell transplant in a few weeks at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center Targets Lung Cancer
www.83degreesmedia.com – Jan. 11
Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa is participating in a study that may be able to target lung cancer in a far more effective manner.

Award-winning Wesley Chapel student volunteer prepares for a class of her own
St. Petersburg Times/www.tampabay.com – Jan. 11
Since then, Shelby has collected donations for UNICEF, participated in the Hike for Hospice, gift wrapped to raise funds for Relay for Life, visited patients at the Hope Lodge at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.

Circumcision In Africa: Guarding Against HPV, Cervical Cancer
www.medicalnewser.com – Jan. 9
Over a quarter million women die each year in Uganda from cervical cancer. Dr. Anna R. Giuliano, Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center explains:  "Recent findings add important evidence for the promotion of male circumcision in countries without well-established programmes for cervical screening.

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