July 29, 2011

Tampa General among region's best
Gulf Coast Business Review – July 29
In its 2011 regional rankings of hospitals and health care facilities, Tampa General Hospital received the No. 1 spot in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area, followed by Moffitt Cancer Center as No. 2.

Inflating Veins, Deflating MS Symptoms
News Channel 5 (Nashville, TN) – July 29
When Dr. Bulent Arslan at Moffitt Cancer Center saw her tests, he agreed to do an experimental MS procedure called venoplasty for Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency, or CCSVI.

Magazine Gives Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center Top Ranking
The Ledger – July 29
Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, for example, ranked 18th nationally for cancer treatment in its latest listings.

Two Polk County companies make Florida Trend's best companies to work for
ABC Action News – July 29
I had a bone marrow transplant in 2009 at Moffitt (Cancer Center), and so far, so good".

Extending life for $120,000
Florida Times-Union (blog) – July 29
Whether or not there are cures for various cancers will come from the experimental treatments being given at places like “Moffitt Cancer Center” where I send all my metastatic melanoma patients.

Pat's Place: Stem Cell Transplant Patients Are Brave And Determined People
The Myeloma Beacon (Blog) – July 28
Last week I returned home after spending sixteen days hospitalized in the Moffitt Cancer Center's Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Treatment Unit, followed by seven days as an outpatient.

High-tech CT scan shows promise for early detection of lung cancer
St. Petersburg Times – July 28
t. And Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center announced last week that it is offering the test to those at high risk of lung cancer.

Bald Mistaken Identity Gone Mad
Skirt (Blog) – July 27
Recently I had a GI test at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Space Coast Cancer Center Welcomes Miguel R. Pelayo, MD
Space Coast Living Health – July 27
He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of South Florida in Tampa and completed his fellowship training in Hematology and Oncology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida.

Sports Calendar for 7/26
Cape Coral Daily Breeze – July 26
Saturday, Oct. 29 - Cape Coral Hooters Fall Charity Golf Event - Palmetto Pine Country Club, registration 7:30 a.m., shotgun start 8:30 a.m.; entry fee $340 per foursome, corporate foursome sponsorship $440 (includes hole sponsorship), tee & green sponsorships $100; proceeds benefit Moffitt Cancer Center. Info: Cape Coral Hooters (239) 945-4700

Search For ET Leads to Breast Cancer Detection Advance
LEX18 (Lexington KY) – July 25
A researcher at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa adapted algorithms used to differentiate signals from space to aid in breast cancer detection on mammograms, according to a posting on the Healthcare Economist.

Latinos en Moffitt 
Bay News 9 – July 23
Watch Moffitt’s Prado Antolino, Language Services Program Manager, talk about her program and how it helps our patients here at Moffitt.


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