January 28, 2011

Moffitt responds to Ritchie columns: Center will help Villages residents conquer cancer 
Orlando Sentinel – Jan. 28
However, over the last several years, numerous residents of The Villages community travelled to Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa to seek its advanced care.

Clinical trials seen as driving economic sector
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Jan. 28
At the same time, Moffitt Genetics Corp. Inc., the for-profit subsidiary of Moffitt Cancer Center that’s known as M2Gen, is working to shrink the time required for conducting clinical trials, bringing more effective treatments to market faster and at less cost, and improving patient survival.

Leesburg doc says Villagers shouldn't waste donations on Moffitt
Orlando Sentinel – Jan. 28
The developer of The Villages is conducting a relentless publicity campaign pressuring residents to give $6.3 million to the Moffitt Cancer Center, which is set to open in the fall.

March race planner for Southwest Florida
Examiner.com – Jan. 27
The race benefits the Barbara’s Friends Children’s Hospital Cancer Fund and the Moffitt Cancer Center.

What's a Pap Smear, and Why Do I Need One?
ABC News – Jan. 26
Moffitt Cancer Center's Dr. Anna Giuliano answers.

Moffitt gives peek at new cancer treatment center
The Tampa Tribune – Jan. 26
A new treatment center opening this summer will allow the Moffitt Cancer Center to serve more patients and provide a streamlined experience during visits, according to leaders.

Hospital company owes explanation about partnership with Moffitt Cancer Center
Orlando Sentinel – Jan. 26
Sunday’s column began to examine a controversy in The Villages that surrounds the Moffitt Cancer Center, which is scheduled to open in the fall.

Salute's fight back: Villages golf star vows return to golf after battling cancer
The Villages Daily Sun – Jan. 26
Two of those options included trips to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. “I love all my doctors,” she said. “All of them are beautiful. But if they had not done the tests they did at Moffitt, they would not have found the cancer in my other breast.”

ASCO GI: Tumor Rate Not Up, Discovery Is
MedPage Today – Jan. 25
More than half of stage I tumors were picked up that way, according to Jonathan Strosberg, MD, of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

Moffitt: Business Of Biotech Convenes Jan. 31
83 Degrees – Jan. 25
Moffitt Cancer Center will host the 5th Annual Business of Biotech Conference on Jan. 31st at the Vincent A. Stabile research building.

Doctor taking on Villages over cancer center
Orlando Sentinel – Jan. 23
That’s why Anderson was stunned when Morse emerged as the prime mover behind a proposed Moffitt Cancer Center at The Villages, a partnership between the prestigious Tampa-based research facility and Central Florida Health Alliance, owners of The Villages Health System.

Singing Tree in Concert at the Lake Wales Arts Center
The Lakes Wales News – Jan. 22
Ray is also a volunteer at The Moffitt Cancer Center where he plays for families and patients.

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