September 16, 2011

A Breast Cancer You May Not Need to Treat
MORE Magazine- September 2011
Christine Laronga, MD, head of the Comprehensive Breast Program at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida, concurs. "We have no way of figuring out which cells are the bad players," she says.

5 Things To Know Today
Patch - Sept. 16
Congratulations are in order for Moffitt Cancer Center, which has been identified as one of the 100 best companies for working moms by Working Mother magazine.

Judge weighed life of the mind equally with his career
St. Petersburg Times - Sept. 16
In January, a CBS News segment with Dr. Sanjay Gupta on cancer treatment aired a conversation at Moffitt Cancer Center between Justice Lockman and his oncologist.

Role of Axillary Staging in Women Diagnosed With Ductal Carcinoma in Situ with Microinvasion
MDLinx - Sept. 16
Ductal carcinoma in situ with microinvasion (DCISM) comprises 0.6% of breast cancer diagnoses at the institution.

Tabaco: una legislación ejemplar
El Salvador - Sept. 16
Eso se hizo en la ciudad de Tampa, Florida, gracias al liderazgo del Honorable Lee Moffitt, quien fue parte de la Casa de Representantes por su Estado, durante más de 10 años.

Daffodil Gala Celebrates Cancer Survivorship, Volunteerism
Space Coast Medicine - Sept. 15
The Mission of the physicians and staff of Space Coast Cancer Center is to provide state-of-the-art cancer care utilizing the most modern and safest technology, follow evidence-based national guidelines, and collaborating with Moffitt Cancer Center.

U.S. News & World Report Scores Southern Hospitals among National Rankings
Tampa Bay Medical News - Sept. 15
Moffitt Cancer Center, recognized for cancer, gastroenterology, gynecology and nephrology

Club news for North Pinellas County
St. Petersburg Times - Sept. 15
A golf tournament at East Lake Woodlands is in the planning stages, with all proceeds to be donated to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Research Institute.

Latest In Breast Cancer Research
Healthy State - Sept. 14
Dr. Hatem Soliman is a medical oncologist specializing in breast cancer at The Center for Women's Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Bowden says rivalries led him to hide cancer
The Tampa Tribune - Sept. 14
About one-third of men with prostate cancer undergo that one-time outpatient treatment, said Julio Pow-Sang, genitourinary oncology department chairman at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Moffitt hosts free cancer education program
The Tampa Tribune - Sept. 14
Moffitt Cancer Center will host a free Women's Cancer Education Conference Saturday Sept. 17 at Embassy Suites on the University of South Florida campus.

Creating jobs and curing cancer
The Tampa Tribune - Sept. 14
Rick Scott seemed surprised during a tour this summer of the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute to learn the state had slashed its research budget by half.

Patients suffer due to national shortage of cancer medications
ABC Action News - Sept. 14
"They gave me a break for three months," says James Burns, who is spending the day at Moffitt Cancer Center getting an infusion of Fluorouracil or 5FUchemotherapy to treat colorectal cancer.

IUDs May Protect Women From Cervical Cancer
ABC News - Sept. 13
"These data may be reassuring for women who have IUDs, but I don't there will be a substantial impact on prescribing them," said Dr. Johnathan Lancaster, director of the Center for Women's Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Ex-FSU coach Bowden reveals he had prostate cancer in 2007
The Tampa Tribune - Sept. 13
About one-third of men with prostate cancer undergo that one-time outpatient treatment, said Julio Pow-Sang, genitourinary oncology department chairman at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

2011 Health Care Heroes finalists named
Tampa Bay Business Journal - Sept. 13
Community Outreach: An independent panel of judges has selected 42 finalists for the Tampa Bay Business Journal's 2011 Health Care Heroes Awards - Dr. Lucy Guerra, Moffitt Cancer Center/ USF College of Medicine.

Arnie's Rebounding World: How Doctors Think
MyelomaBeacon.com - Sept. 13
Before making a decision, I returned to Tampa, where I live, and got another opinion at Moffitt Cancer Center.

The Powerful Superfoods You Might Be Missing
Everyday Health - Sept. 12
Kathy Allen, RD, director of the department of nutrition at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., recommends a great option for an easy dinner:

National cancer drug shortage impacting Bay area
Bay News 9 - Sept. 12
Patients unable to get chemotherapy at their doctor's office are going to places like Moffitt Cancer Center for treatment.

Free Radical Produced by Myeloid Cells Implicated in Blocking CTL Therapy
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News - Sept. 12
Researchers at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and collaborators found that myeloid cells infiltrating tumor sites modify the pMHC complexes on tumor cells, which reduces the capacity of the MHC molecules to bind antigenic peptides and subsequently be recognized by CTLs.

ASGE recognizes 21 endoscopy units for quality and safety
EurekAlert.org - Sept. 12
The Endoscopic Oncology Center at the Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL

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