February 3, 2012

Psychosocial approach useful in managing cancer pain
Oncology Nurse Advisor - Feb. 3
To obtain a current, stable, and comprehensive estimate of the effect of psychosocial interventions on pain, Paul B. Jacobsen, PhD, of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, and colleagues conducted a meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies of cancer-related pain reduction in adults.

Cancer survivor, companion canine finally get day in the sun
Tampa Bay Times - Feb. 3
Picavet said she still receives treatment once a month at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Condo rules prohibit resident battling cancer from keeping her 70-pound Labrador retriever
Tampa Bay Times - Feb. 3
Picavet said she still receives treatment once a month at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

6 Best Practices for a Research-Enabled Data Warehouse
Becker's Hospital Review - Feb. 3
When Mark Hulse, current vice president and CIO, joined H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Fla., around 2010, the medical center already had a working data warehouse.

Three heads are better than two: triple partnership to create personalized medicine center in Florida
Bioanalysis Zone (Registration Required) - Feb. 3
Moffitt Cancer Center, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and Florida Hospital have recently announced collaboration for a personalized medicine partnership (PMP Florida).

Learning disabled get extra help finding jobs
The Tampa Tribune - Feb. 2
Other businesses and organizations involved include Publix Super Markets, CVS Pharmacy, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Academy Kids Learning Center, Pepin Academy Culinary Arts Program and The Academies Janitorial Program

Investment crucial to the fight against a beatable disease
The Daytona Beach News-Journal - Feb. 1
At Moffitt Cancer Center, we are unraveling the myriad changes that underlie the transformation of a normal cell into a cancerous one.

Bone marrow drive set to honor native of Lebanon
The Wilson Post - Feb. 1
"After graduating, in September he was back on the same campus receiving treatment," Harrison said, referring to USF's Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

House panel to take up tax breaks sought by Rick Scott, manufacturers, private-jet owners, energy firms and others
Orlando Sentinel - Feb. 1
(The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa would also get an even larger slice of the tax.)

Moffitt Doc Targets Cancer with Unique Radiation Therapy
83 degrees - Jan. 31
Dr. Michael Tomblyn of the Moffitt Cancer Center is one of those researchers.

Tobacco Use Negatively Impacts Prognosis Of Lower-Risk MDS Patients (ASH 2011)
The MDS Beacon - Jan. 30
In the current study, researchers retrospectively compared the outcomes of MDS patients treated at the Moffitt Cancer Center who had a history of tobacco use (487 patients) to patients who had never used tobacco products (256 patients).

Scholarship chase can be costly dream
The Tampa Tribune - Jan. 30
LaFave, a bone marrow transplant nurse coordinator at the Moffitt Cancer Center, makes roughly $75,000 a year.

Sheet Metal Workers' Local 15 targets Oak Hill Hospital
Tampa Bay Times - Jan. 29
In 2008, the union set up two inflatable rats protesting the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute's hiring of nonunion subcontracting companies to do its expansion work.

Local man who has battled leukemia for two years says exercise has helped him survive
ABC Action News - Jan. 28
The game plan involved Moffitt Cancer Center.

Senior Voice America 1-27-12
Senior Voice America - Jan. 27
(Dr. Flowers interview from 24:06 to 49:00)
Dr. Chris Flowers with Moffitt Cancer Center discusses breast cancer screening.

Suncoast Business Forum: Ed Droste
WEDU - Jan. 26
"I chair the Moffitt Cancer Foundation which is so rewarding..."


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