October 7, 2011

Earlier male circumcision could reduce spread of HIV, HPV in South Africa
All Headline News – Oct. 7
The study was led by Anna R. Guiliano, program leader in cancer epidemiology at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL.

Take Pressure Out of Mammograms: Take a Friend
TempleTerrace.Patch.com - Oct. 7
"Moffitt Cancer Center doesn't host mammogram ‘parties' with wine and cheese," said Patricia Kim, Moffitt's media relations coordinator.

Breast Exams Help in Early Cancer Detection
OldNortheast.Patch.com – Oct. 7
Dr. Chris Flowers, director of Breast Imaging at Moffitt Cancer Center, offers the following advice:

Panera Bread Goes Pink
Carrollwood.Patch.com – Oct. 7
Teaming up with Moffitt Cancer Center, Panera Bread - including the location at 13256 N. Dale Mabry Highway in Carrollwood - will be kicking off their month-long campaign by turning some Tampa Bay-area cafes Pink for the day and inviting guests to purchase "Pink Ribbon Bagels."

New treatments on the horizon for Steve Jobs’ rare type of pancreatic cancer
Nature.com “Spoonful of medicine” blog – Oct. 6
The most successful treatment for neuroendocrine pancreatic cancer is chemotherapy, says Jonathan Strosberg, a neuroendocrine oncologist at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, who has had particular luck treating patients with the drugs capecitabine and temozolomide.

Rare cancer ends life of Steve Jobs
News Channel 8 – Oct. 6
Dr. Jonathon Strosberg of Moffitt Cancer Center is one of only a few specialist in the country who treats Neuroendicrine Cancer - the cancer that eventually killed Steve Jobs.

Steve Jobs' death puts spotlight on lesser-known neuroendocrine form of pancreatic cancer
Palm Beach Daily News – Oct. 6
Both types are associated with weight loss, but neuroendocrine pancreatic cancer is also linked with low blood sugar and severe diarrhea, according to Dr. Jonathan Strosberg, assistant professor of medical oncology at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Intrabeam: New treatment helps patients get back on their feet
10 News – Oct. 6
85-year-old Jennie Wolski was the first person to receive INTRABEAM therapy at Moffitt Cancer Center after she was diagnosed last fall with stage one breast cancer.

Seeing and Buying Pink for Breast Cancer in October
CW 44 – Oct. 6
Buy a Pink ribbon Bagel this weekend and help Panera Bread raise money for Moffitt Cancer Center.

Sports Calendar for 10/6
Cape Coral Daily Breeze – Oct. 6
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.

Pediatric Cancer Foundation hopes keeping research money local will mean faster cures for kids
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 6
Dr. Damon Reed, medical director of the Sarcoma Program at Moffitt Cancer Center, is a principal investigator with the Sunshine Project.

Kelley’s Tampa Weekend Top 10 Things to Do October 7 – 9
CW44 – Oct. 5
Buy a Pink Ribbon Bagel this weekend and help Panera raise money for the Moffitt Cancer Center.

It's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month! 5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk
SELF Magazine – Oct. 4
Women are getting better at bringing their health concerns to their doctors, who in turn are getting better at detecting cancers in younger women, improving their odds of survival, according to Dr. Christine Laronga, clinical director of breast surgical oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

Decision to have preventive mastectomy is tough, even when cancer risk is high
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 4
One of the panelists was Dr. Christine Laronga, clinical director of breast surgical oncology at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Screenings help identify breast cancer risk
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 4
And think about your father's side of the family as well, says Dr. Christine Laronga, clinical director of breast surgical oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Bridgeline Digital acquires Magnetic for $1M
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Oct. 4
Bridgeline has been working with Tampa area firms such as Hoveround Corp., PODS and Moffitt Cancer Center even before the deal with Magnetic, which Massie said is a “phenomenal fit” with Bridgeline.

Sports Calendar for 10/4
Cape Coral Daily Breeze – Oct. 4
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.

The power of pink
Daily Commercial – Oct. 4
She did follow the medical advice to have a second opinion at Moffitt Cancer Center before her surgery and treatments, even though she and her husband really didn't want to make the trip to Tampa.

Patients, survivors don pink for breast cancer awareness at MNF party
10 News – Oct. 3
Moffitt Cancer Center, the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in Florida, has invited breast cancer survivors, physicians and local dignitaries to attend a Pink Out tailgate.

Panera Goes Pink to fight breast cancer
10 News – Oct. 3
It's part of a month-long campaign Panera Goes Pink to raise money for Moffitt Cancer Center.

Photos: Yoga for a Cure with Evan Longoria
MyFoxTampaBay.com – Oct. 3
Rays slugger Evan Longoria invited 15 people to take part in “Yoga for a Cure” at Bella Prana Yoga and Meditation Studio, with proceeds going to Moffitt Cancer Center.

I-Team: Public agencies in Tampa get large slices from federal job-creation fund pie
ABC Action News – Oct. 3
The University of South Florida ($78 million), the Tampa Housing Authority ($58 million) and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute Hospital ($22 million) rounded out the top five Tampa recipients.

10 Ways to Protect Against Breast Cancer
Shine from Yahoo! – Oct. 3 (This story originally published in Woman’s Day.)
Research suggests that even one drink per day could raise your breast cancer risk, says Christine Laronga, MD, clinical director of breast surgical oncology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Firefighters Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness
Bloomingdale.Patch.com – Oct. 3
The Guardians of The Ribbon will make a stop in Tampa today at the Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute at the University of South Florida from 10 am ...

Experts fear dropoff in mammograms
St. Petersburg Times – Oct. 2
"Since the task force report came out there has been a remarkable dropoff in people going for mammograms," said Dr. Chris Flowers, director of breast imaging and research at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

South Tampa Walgreens customers raise money for Moffitt
10 News – Oct. 1
Customers of South Tampa Walgreens and other stores around the Tampa Bay area came together to raise $223,000 for the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Moffitt wine walk fundraiser elicits fun for a good cause
The Villages Daily Sun – Oct. 1
So many great stories like the one Karen Duane told filled Spanish Springs Town Square during Friday evening’s wine walk fundraiser for Moffitt Cancer Center at The Villages.

Your Cancer Questions, Answered
SELF Magazine - October 2011
"They often get in the way, and you have to repeat the test," says Chris Flowers, M.D., director of breast imaging at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

10 ways to protect against breast cancer
Woman's Day Magazine - October 2011
Research suggests that even one drink per day could raise your breast cancer risk, says Christine Laronga, MD, clinical director of breast surgical oncology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

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