January 13, 2012

1/13 Business Briefs: Grants bring entrepreneur program to Manatee
Bradenton Herald - Jan. 13
Moffitt Cancer Center will host its sixth-annual Business of Biotech conference from 8:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Vincent A. Stabile Research Building, 12902 Magnolia Drive.

Chamber Announces Business Award Finalists
Temple Terrace Patch - Jan. 12
The chamber will also present a special recognition award to H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute at the luncheon. 

Bill Would Boost Moffitt Cancer Center Money
The Ledger - Jan. 12
A Senate committee Thursday approved a plan that would funnel an additional $10 million a year in cigarette taxes to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center to help pay for a new research and clinical facility.

Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - Malignancy Gene Signature Found
Medical News Today - Jan. 12
According to an investigation published in the recent issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida have discovered that a malignancy-risk gene signature created for breast cancer has predictive and prognostic value for individuals suffering with early stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Today at the Capitol for Thursday, Jan. 12
Tallahassee Democrat - Jan. 12
Also, the committee will take up a bill (SB 342) that would make changes in the use of cigarette tax money to help the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

Partnership forms to expand Moffitt
The Oracle - Jan. 11
The Tampa Chamber of Commerce partnered with H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Monday and launched a campaign to promote a bill introduced Tuesday that would support the expansion of Moffitt.

Alone with the music of the MRI
Health News Florida - Jan. 11
So one day last week I went to Moffitt Cancer Center for an afternoon of X-rays and MRIs.

Arnie's Rebounding World: Multiple Myeloma On The Ropes - Really?
The Myeloma Beacon (Blog) - Jan. 10
I have what I feel are two of the best myeloma specialists in the country, Dr. Melissa Alsina at the Moffitt Cancer Center and Dr. Ken Anderson at the Dana-Farber Cancer Center, and they do not even seem to be sold on the next great idea. 

You Can Make a Difference
Examiner - Jan. 10
If you love people and like to make them feel welcome, comfortable, and safe, then sharing your loving kindness and compassion with patients and their friends and family members may be the best place for you to volunteer. St. Anthony's Hospital, Edward White Hospital, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa General Hospital, and many other medical clinics are always in need of volunteers to help out with clerical chores, running errands, greeting people, behind the scenes department duties, or extending family assistance with a little TLC.

Moffitt Cancer Center Sets 'Tele-Talks'
Foster Folly News - Jan. 10
Doctors say educating their patients and caregivers is a high priority in The Center for Women's Oncology.

Dieta rica em soja não previne contra o cancro do estômago
Portal de Oncologia Portugues - Jan. 10
"Uma das razões para o declínio é que as pessoas agora têm geladeiras, e usam menos conservantes de sal", disse Khaldoun Almhanna, um oncologista do Moffitt Cancer Center, em Tampa, na Florida.

The Artful shopper: Run Florida, now in a bigger location, sells everything you need for running
News-Press - Jan. 8
Last year, the Hooters event raised $36,000 for HealthPark Medical Center and Moffitt Cancer Center. 

Cancer Survivors Network: Drive to find 1 million fighters
Examiner - Jan. 8
With advances in medical treatments at the Mayo Clinic, Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, NY, and other top ranked hospitals, survival chances are increasing.