October 21, 2011

ASA Racing for October 21-23, 2011
Frontstretch – Oct. 21
EAST BAY RACEWAY PARK (Tampa, FL): ASA sanctioned racing returns to East Bay Raceway Park on Saturday, October 22, 2011. The program will include the Late Models, Gagel’s Open Wheel Modifieds, Street Stocks, Motorstats.com 4 Cylinder Bombers, Old Time Mods and the Dirt Daubers. Plus it will be Breast Cancer Awareness Night. Come show your support and purchase an East Bay Racers, Tough Enuff to Wear Pink shirt. Proceeds going to Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Men Affected by Breast Cancer, Too
Temple Terrace Patch – Oct. 21
According to John Kiluk, assistant member of the Don and Erika Wallace Comprehensive Breast Program at Moffitt Cancer Center, about 2,140 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in men in 2011, and about 450 men will die from breast cancer.

Habitat gets hammering in the name of breast cancer
MyFoxTampaBay.com – Oct. 21
We charge for the build because we raise funds for the homes and also donate money to Moffitt Cancer Center." 

Superstar Rhonda Vincent to perform at Savannah Center
The Villages Daily Sun – Oct. 21
Proceeds will benefit Moffitt Cancer Center at The Villages.

5 things you need to know happening in Florida on Friday, October 21
ABC Action News – Oct. 21
Rorhbaugh is currently undergoing another treatment at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Breast Cancer in Men is Rare is Possible
Land O’ Lakes Patch – Oct. 20
“The most important thing a man can do is be his own advocate," said Dr. John Kiluk of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Hispanic Women Have Higher Incidence of Rare Breast Tumor
Hispanic Business – Oct. 20
"We found substantial pathologic differences by race, with higher-grade tumors present more often in Hispanic patients," said lead study author Jose M. Pimiento, MD, surgical oncology fellow at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL.

Key to the Cure Fund-raiser Begins Thursday
Temple Terrace Patch – Oct. 20
Moffitt Cancer Center and Saks Fifth Avenue Tampa are partnering to host the 2011 Key to the Cure (KTTC) charity shopping weekend from Oct. 20 to 23.

Pat’s Place: I Want My Money Back!
The Myeloma Beacon – Oct. 20
One week ago, I learned that the autologous stem cell transplant I endured this summer at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, has most likely failed.

Sports Calendar for 10/20
Cape Coral Daily Breeze – Oct. 20
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.

Reducing risk of mammogram false positive is possible
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 20
"We are looking for small things, really, really small things that resemble cancer. They're hard to spot," said Dr. Chris Flowers, a Moffitt Cancer Center breast cancer specialist and one of the study co-authors.

5 Do's & don'ts of cancer prevention
Florida Today – Oct. 19
Reduce calories: “Cancer risk does go down if you cut your caloric intake by 20 percent,” said Dr. Thomas Sellers, director of the Moffitt Cancer Center Institute in Tampa, one of the state’s largest cancer facilities.

False Positive Mammograms Affect Most Women after a Decade
Medical News Today – Oct. 19
In addition to Drs. Hubbard, Kerlikowske, Miglioretti, and Yankaskas, the other co-authors of the study on false positives were Weiwei Zhu, MS, of Group Health Research Institute and Chris I. Flowers, MD, of the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, in Tampa, FL.

Building a healthy foundation after cancer
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 19
Eating right: Kathy Allen, director of Nutritional Therapy at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, oversees the R.E.N.E.W. 180 Program (Recovery with Exercise, Nutrition, Education & Weight Management).

Biennial Mammography Cuts Inappropriate Call-Backs, Biopsies
Medscape Medical News – Oct. 18
Rebecca A. Hubbard, PhD, an assistant investigator at the Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington, and collaborators from the H. Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida; University of Missouri, Columbia; and University of California, San Francisco, compiled these data from the 10-year clinical experience of 169,456 women tracked by 7 mammography registries funded by the National Cancer Institute's Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium.

Study raises concern over false-positive mammograms
My Fox – Oct. 17
Listen to Dr. Chris Flowers as he discusses a new study that supports getting mammograms every other year instead of annually.

Cancer Survivors Marge and Jerry Kinder Say Support is Key for Battling Cancer
Wakulla.com – Oct. 17
Although he lives in Crawfordville, he sees doctors at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa on a regular basis.
 
Survivor's warning: Men can get breast cancer too
Bay News 9 – Oct. 17 (This same story aired on Central Florida News 13.)
In fact, Dr. John Kiluk, a surgical oncologist with Moffitt Cancer Center, said men only account for 1 percent of all breast cancer diagnoses.

New Congressional Bill May Divert HPV Funds: An Editorial
EmpowHER – Oct. 17
Research released earlier this year by Dr. Anna Giuliano of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida showed that at least 50 percent of American males have the virus though few show symptoms, which is why it is spread usually without the person’s knowledge.

Breast cancer survivor had fertility treatment before starting chemotherapy
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 16
Physicians at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa understood.

HPV: un problema non solo femminile!
L’Espresso (Blog) – Oct. 16
Infatti, un recente studio americano, coordinato dall’oncologa Anna Giuliano del Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida e pubblicato sulla rivista Lancet, ha indagato per la prima volta i tassi di incidenza dell’infezione nel sesso maschile.

Letters to the Editor
The Tampa Tribune (Opinion) – Oct. 15
PSA test: I was treated at Moffitt Cancer Center, and this is how my prostate cancer was cured.

Sports Calendar for 10/15
Cape Coral Daily Breeze – Oct. 15
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.

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