August 31, 2012

Targeted PD-1 Therapy Offers Opportunity to Sequence Agents
OncLive – Aug. 30

Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD, Director, Donald A. Adam Comprehensive Melanoma Research Center, Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL.

How Joe Redner Invented The Lap Dance, Built A Strip-Club Empire, Became A Model Citizen, Fought For Your Rights, And Beat Cancer
Deadspin  – Aug. 30

"He's had an outstanding response," says his oncologist, Dr. Scott Antonia of Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center.

Henderson: Cancer patient says Planned Parenthood saved her life
The Tampa Tribune – Aug. 30

She was able to stop by the park on her way home to St. Petersburg from the Moffitt Cancer Center at the University of South Florida, where she is getting treatment for breast cancer.

Tampa Bay Partnership creates biz buzz with Web show from RNC
Tampa Bay Times – Aug. 30

Joe Hice of Moffitt Cancer Center was happy to have face time with Buckhorn and Republican National Convention kingpin Al Austin, as well as executives with other area hospitals.

Melanoma drugs need careful monitoring
The Suncoast News – Aug. 29

A pair of drugs being studied as possible treatment for advanced melanoma can produce serious side effects that will require monitoring by a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals, according to Jeffrey Weber, director of the Donald A. Adam Comprehensive Melanoma Research Center at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Isaac doesn't deter region's marketing venture for RNC
Florida Trend – Aug. 28

Monday’s programming included appearances by: Steve Mason, CEO of BayCare Health System;  Dave Pizzo, West Florida - Market president for Florida Blue;  Al  Carlson, President of Sun Hydraulics; Rod Hershberger, President and  CEO of PGT Industries; University of South Florida President Judy  Genshaft; incoming Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford; Florida  Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater; and Dr. Julio Pow-Sang, a surgeon  with Moffitt Cancer Center.

Webcast to tout Southwest Florida sports tourism
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Aug. 28

It started its first day with interviews highlighting everything from the merits of Moffitt Cancer Center and area health care and manufacturing initiatives to growing support of entrepreneurs.

As RNC engages, business leaders test two online ways to pitch this market
Tampa Bay Times – Aug. 28

Front Row Tampa Bay — viewable live at frontrowtampabay.com four hours each day during the RNC — started its first day as Web TV with interviews highlighting everything from the merits of Moffitt Cancer Center and area health care and manufacturing initiatives to our growing support of entrepreneurs.

Moffitt: Targeted Radiation Zaps Cancer, Speeds Recovery
83 Degrees – Aug. 28

Within a week of her diagnosis, she became a patient at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, where oncologists worked with her new obstetrician to develop a plan integrating treatment of her cancer with the delivery of her baby.

Rotary donates to clinic
Highlands Today – Aug. 28

Samaritan's Touch Executive Director Rachel Nawrocki, who spoke, noted that comprehensive cancer care will be offered through H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa. 

Land O'Lakes doctor among Pasco's delegation to Republican National Convention
Tampa Bay Times – Aug. 26

Escher does most of his anesthesia work at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and Florida Hospital Carrollwood.

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