August 10, 2012

Research Finds Fermented Wheat Germ Extract Contains Anticancer Properties
WholeFoods Magazine – Aug. 10
In a trial done on ovarian cancer cell lines and how they interact with fermented wheat germ extract (as Avemar from American Biosciences), scientists at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute found that fermented wheat germ extract offers anticancer properties. 

5 Things to Do This Weekend: Aug. 10-12 
Clearwater Patch – Aug. 10
Moffitt Cancer Center’s Mole Patrol will offer free screenings for skin cancer this weekend. Sunscreen samples, as well as educational information, will also be available. 

O’Brien’s Takes Top Moffitt Award, 'Fighting Cancer Is Personal'
Brandon Patch – Aug. 9
Inspired by her mother's battle against cancer at the Moffitt Cancer Center, Dani Gray spearheaded the "fire-breathing rubber duckies" team from O'Brien's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Brandon, raising top dollars for the "Miles for Moffitt" fundraiser. 

Health and Support
Tampa Bay Times – Aug. 9
Speakers will include Dr. Vikas Malhotra with Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Center and Dr. Kenneth H. Shain of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute. 

Bayside: Moffitt Healthy Kidz (8-25)
WTOG-TV CW44 – Aug. 8
From research to diagnosis and treatment to survivor-ship, Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida is solely focused on the prevention and the cure of cancer. 

Shop owner got by with a little help from her friends
The Tampa Tribune – Aug. 8
Since April, Cardamone has undergone chemotherapy treatments at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. 

USF Health Grows Blood Bank, Studies Genetics Of Heart Diseases, Tampa
83 Degrees – Aug. 7
Moffitt Cancer Center, a freestanding cancer center in Tampa and Florida's only comprehensive care center, has been doing this for almost a decade with its tumor bank. 

YMCA taps retired executive as 'Strong Leader'
The Plant City Courier – Aug. 7
He was treated with chemotherapy earlier this year at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center for large cell lymphoma, non-Hodgkin.

Questions About Chemo and Cancer
FOX-13 – Aug. 6
I talked to Moffitt and they were saying a lot of what cancer therapy is now is a multi-prong approach, so there’s multiple things that they try to attack that cancer with.

Turning Tampa Into The Silicon Valley of Personalized Medicine
The Tampa Tribune – Aug. 5
Moffitt Cancer Center leads the nation in clinical data and molecular technology and has the world's largest cancer-focused biorepository linked to longitudinal clinical and derived molecular data, with more than 40,000 tumor specimens. 

Dream worth chasing: making Tampa the Silicon Valley of personalized medicine
The Tampa Tribune – Aug. 5
The Moffitt Cancer Center on the USF campus is a renowned treatment center and a national leader in genetic research and data collection.

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