December 7, 2012

H. Lee Moffitt joins Adams and Reese
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Dec. 6
H. Lee Moffitt, a former speaker of the Florida House and founder of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, joined Adams and Reese law firm as special counsel.

Lung Cancer Chemoprevention: Enzastaurin Shows Promise, But Fails to Meet Trial Endpoint
Cancer Network – Dec. 6
“In lung cancer, several [chemoprevention] compounds have been tested, but trials have been either negative or, in the case of those evaluating B-carotene in smokers, deleterious,” wrote researchers led by Jhanelle E. Gray, MD, of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

Two Chemo Agents May Thwart Immune Response to Cancer
Cancer Network – Dec. 5
According to Jeff Weber, MD, PhD, of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, while this study is well done and highlights the complexity of the potential counteracting effects of frequently used chemotherapy, there are also limitations.

Hospice Shines in Darkest Hour
WUSF – Dec. 5
She has had more surgeries and chemotherapy regimens than I can count, first at Emory University Clinics and more recently at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.

Friends recall warmth, personal touch of former WFLA meteorologist David Grant
Tampa Bay Times – Dec. 3
Sitting in front of an iPhone held by his wife as they relaxed outside Moffitt Cancer Center, Mr. Grant assured friends he was at peace.

Pasco County business digest, Dec. 1 and upcoming
Tampa Bay Times – Dec. 1
Teaming up to fight cancer: Wesley Chapel Toyota and Wesley Chapel Honda once again teamed up to help the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

Hernando County business digest
Tampa Bay Times – Dec. 1
Before starting her own business, Riser worked in the health care industry for more than 24 years; the majority of it at Moffitt Cancer Center as an inpatient nurse, outpatient clinic nurse, case manager, financial analyst, operations manager and a department administrator overseeing hospital and physician practices in multiple departments.

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