July 15, 2011

MS controversy: Inflating veins, deflating symptoms
WPTV – July 15
MOFFITT CANCER CENTER: Bulent Arslan, MD, from Moffitt Cancer Center performs the venoplasty procedure. 

Punta Gorda fundraiser to help cancer patient
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – July 14
In the past seven months, she has undergone seven chemotherapy treatments and on June 28 had a stem-cell transplant at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Get tickets for Martinis for Moffitt
10 News – July 14
Relax, enjoy live music, food and a martini or two while you're networking with 800 plus people at Martinis for Moffitt.

Pat’s Place: Poor Communication Can Cost A Myeloma Patient Time And Money 
The Myeloma Beacon – July 14
Hello again from the bone marrow transplantation inpatient unit at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

H.O.W. announces 4th Jacquie Liggett Fellowship Grant was awarded to Dr. Nadim Bou Zgheib from University of South Florida 
TCPalm.com – July 13

The Hearing the Ovarian Cancer Whisper (H.O.W) organization is pleased to announce that the 4th Jacquie Liggett Fellowship grant of $100,000, was awarded to Dr. Nadim Bou Zgheib and his team of researchers at University of South Florida Health and Moffitt Cancer Center.

Head Start director had nothing to hide, his current attorney says
The Tampa Tribune – July 13
Melendez, who teaches at Hillsborough Community College and also works as a researcher at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, tearfully described her devotion to teaching science and to community service.

North Tampa's 'Big Four' brand
The Tampa Tribune – July 13
To that end, USF, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, University Community Hospital and Busch Gardens have recently formed the Tampa Innovation Alliance.

Temple Terrace Library Book Sale July 14-16
Temple Terrace Patch.com – July 13
Patient libraries at University Community Hospital, Moffitt Cancer Center and James A. Haley Veterans Hospital receive paperbacks that patients can keep.

USF launches partnership to spruce roads, build brand
St. Petersburg Times – July 12
That was the spark behind a new partnership between USF, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, University Community Hospital and Busch Gardens, called the Tampa Innovation Alliance, reporter Rick Danielson tells us in today's St. Petersburg Times.

Arnie's Rebounding World: The Decision To Stop Working
The Myeloma Beacon – July 12
Since the Moffitt Cancer Center was right across the street from my office, I was able to finish my day at work and go over for a treatment with minimal disruption.

Moffitt Cancer Clinic Opens near International Plaza
83Degrees – July 12
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center is expanding its services close to Tampa International Airport.

Total Cancer Care: Targeted treatments
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – July 12
Moffitt Cancer Center is creating a comprehensive database to facilitate high-level cancer research.

USF, Moffitt, Busch Gardens and University Community Hospital form Tampa Innovation Alliance
St. Petersburg Times – July 12
Nearly a year later, those thoughts have led to the creation of the Tampa Innovation Alliance, a new venture between USF, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, University Community Hospital and Busch Gardens.

Ashe native fights a battle with cancer
Jefferson Post – July 11
The successful surgery left Hartzog cancer free once again - a diagnosis that was confirmed every three months over a two year span at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocytes Induce Longest Durable Regressions Ever in Metastatic Melanoma; ‘Shows Potential of Immunotherapy to Cure’
Oncology Times – July 10
I think that lymphodepletion was a huge advance on Steve [Rosenberg]'s part, to have understood the basic immunology and have adapted it to his therapeutic procedure,” said Jeffrey S. Weber MD, PhD, Senior Member of the H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Director of the Donald A. Adam Comprehensive Melanoma Research Center there.

Latino health and wellness event at Moffitt Cancer Center 
10 News – July 9
In an effort to raise awareness and educate the Latino community, Moffitt Cancer Center presents "¡Salud! Serie de charlas," a free program developed by Latinos to be delivered entirely in Spanish.

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