August 3, 2012

CEO Paul Hinchey: Forming, Leading St. Joseph's/Candler Health System
Becker’s Hospital Review – Aug. 1
Since the creation of St. Joseph's/Candler, Mr. Hinchey has led the system in pursuing partnerships and affiliations to offer patients access to smart and efficient medicine — the system currently has affiliations with Emory HealthCare in Atlanta and H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Fla.

Moffitt recognized as a best place to work for scientists
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Aug. 1

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute was named one of the Best Places to Work in Academia, according to The Scientist magazine.

Chamber Announces ‘Citizen of the Year’ Finalists
Temple Terrace Patch – Aug. 1

Anita, herself, has a talent for art, and she developed a program in conjunction with the Temple Terrace Juniorettes to donate supplies and teach greeting card making classes for patients who are staying at the Hope Lodge, next to Moffitt Cancer Center, while they are receiving treatment.

Youth council celebrates milestone
The Northwest News & Tribune – Aug. 1
A Chamberlain High School freshman when she became council president, West now has a master's degree and recently became a registered dietitian at Moffitt Cancer Center. 

Best Places to Work Academia, 2012
The Scientist – Aug. 1
23. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, Fla. 

Keeping up with Cancer Guidelines
ONS Connect – Aug. 1
Typ­i­cally, oncol­ogy nurses see patients only after they’ve been diag­nosed with can­cer, but for Clay­ton, clinic man­ager in the Life­time Can­cer Screen­ing and Pre­ven­tion Cen­ter at H. Lee Mof­fitt Can­cer Cen­ter in Tampa, FL, and Pen­war­den, an oncol­ogy clin­i­cal nurse spe­cial­ist at St. Luke’s Moun­tain States Tumor Insti­tute in Boise, ID, their patients may not even have devel­oped the dis­ease just yet.

Improving melanoma awareness in men
The Clinical Advisor – July 30
Men tend to have lower levels of awareness about melanoma, knowledge about when to be screened and general concern for their own well-being, Vernon K. Sondak, MD, of the Moffitt Cancer Center and University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Fla., reported in the Journal of the Clinical Oncology.

A decade of scientific breakthroughs for patients with GIST
ARAcontent -  July 30
"The treatment of GIST has come a long way, but we still have a long way to go. Questions about how to best measure risk of recurrence need to be addressed to ensure we are providing consistent and appropriate treatment for each patient, with the ultimate goal of optimizing the final outcome for patients," said Anthony Conley, M.D., Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa Florida.

CIO Roundtable: How To Navigate The Healthcare Maze
InformationWeek – July 30
Mark Hulse, CIO, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, Fla.

Cutaneous HPV linked to squamous cell carcinoma
Oncology Nurse Advisor - July 30
Cutaneous HPV infection, which differs from the mucosal HPV infection associated with cervical cancer, has been suspected of being a risk factor for SCC. Dana E. Rollison, PhD, of the Department of Cancer Epidemiology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Florida, and colleagues investigated the association by studying 173 SCC cases and 300 controls who screened negative for skin cancer at a university dermatology clinic.

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