November 25, 2011

Kids Classic Tournament details fine-tuned ... and it will be a day to remember
Boca Beacon - Nov. 25
This year the Moffitt Cancer Research program called "Families First" will be the beneficiary of all money raised. 

Men: Less Participative in Cancer Screenings
Heal Blog (Blog) - Nov. 25
However, according to a study of some researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and colleagues at Sanoa Consulting LLC, Muscle Shoals, Ala., and the New York University College of Dentistry, men remains avoidant in terms of cancer screenings.

Surviving a killer cancer: Beverly Hills woman beats the odds
Citrus County Chronicle - Nov. 24 
Harmon sees a doctor at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa every six months for tests and she is always wary of those results. 

Joanna Francis' life goes on, even as she faces cancer
The Tallahassee Democrat - Nov. 23
She's talked with many cancer patients who, because of money concerns, have had to choose between paying a utility bill or getting a second opinion at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. 

The annual Herald Charities holiday drive begins
The Miami Herald - Nov. 23
Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center offered the bone marrow transplant for free.

Follow-Up of Early Melanoma Needs Community Physicians
Medscape Today - Nov. 23
The need and opportunity for improvement are rooted in 2 outstanding issues, explain the editorialists, Vernon K. Sondak, MD, from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and the University Of South Florida College Of Medicine in Tampa, and Sancy A. Leachman, MD, from the Huntsman Cancer Institute and the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. 

New cancer treatment promising
China Daily - Nov. 23
Tianjin hospital's biotherapy department has partnered with H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in the United States to establish a company analyzing gene information and molecular biological information of tumor tissues.

Clearwater Beach woman, a Greek native, marks 100th birthday
St. Petersburg Times - Nov. 23
He was referred to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center on the campus of the University of South Florida, Tampa, where he has undergone treatment since December 2002 and is responding well.

Biomedical site under microscope
The Tampa Tribune - Nov. 22
Hillsborough County, Tampa and the state have pumped about $45 million in subsidies into this unit of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, hoping it would create high-paying jobs and build a biomedical industry here.

Moffitt Cancer Center offers targeted radiopharmaceutical therapy
10 News - Nov. 21
Moffitt Cancer Center has one of the highest volumes in the country when it comes to offering a type of "liquid radiation" to patients with lymphoma or with cancer that has spread to their bones from their primary tumor.

Positively Purple: Bout with pancreatic cancer grants new perspective to Neptune Beach woman
The Florida Times-Union - Nov. 19
When tests indicated several weeks ago that cancer was in her liver, Bertine agreed to join a medical trial at Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center. 

FDA revokes Avastin as breast cancer treatment
St. Petersburg Times - Nov. 19
Moffitt doctors will try to continue current treatment: As many as 50 women undergoing treatment for metastatic breast cancer at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa are taking Avastin, and the FDA ruling could make it harder for doctors to keep prescribing it, says Dr. Susan Minton.


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