January 27, 2012

Moffitt Researchers Publish Book on Cancer in Adolescents, Young Adults
Temple Terrace Patch - Jan. 26
But over the last 40 years, advances in the treatment, screening and early diagnosis of cancer have turned that historically fatal verdict into an 80 percent survival rate, according to Moffitt Cancer Center. 

You've Come a Long Way Baby - Now Stop
DailyRX - Jan. 26
Dana E. Rollison, Ph.D. and associate professor at the Moffitt Cancer Center, analyzed data from 698 people in Florida to produce her results, but did not anticipate the difference between men and women.

USF students to rally against another tuition increase
ABC Action News - Jan. 25

"I didn't want to take out student loans. I normally worked odd jobs, worked in student government and also worked outside, helping out at Moffitt (Cancer Center)," he said.

Mayor offers smiles, insight to New Tampa Rotarians
The Tampa Tribune - Jan. 25
He highlighted emerging relationships the university is cultivating with Florida Hospital Tampa, Busch Gardens and Moffitt Cancer Center - all within a few miles of New Tampa - to establish an innovation alliance.

A wise investment in the nation's health
The Tampa Tribune - Jan. 25
At Moffitt Cancer Center, we are unraveling the myriad changes that underlie the transformation of a normal cell into a cancerous one.

Cancer Center topic at Rotary
The Tampa Tribune - Jan. 24
Nancy Ziel, administrative director of satellite operations for Moffitt Cancer Center, will speak at Friday's Jan. 27 meeting of Rotary Club of New Tampa. 

Artwork a canvas of strength, perseverance
My Fox Tampa Bay - Jan. 24
Most of us know someone who has been affected by breast cancer. Now, some local survivors are expressing their determination and strength through very personal artwork. 

Health headlines: Joe Paterno & more
My Fox Tampa Bay - Jan. 24
"You talked with experts at Moffitt Cancer Center."

PNC Bank snares title sponsorship of Miles for Moffitt
Tampa Bay Business Journal - Jan. 23
PNC Bank is the new title sponsor of Miles for Moffitt, a community event to raise money for cancer research at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Less May Be More in Treating High-Risk Myeloma
The Oncology Report - Jan. 23
The investigators reported on 208 patients with multiple myeloma who received bortezomib (Velcade) and lenalidomide (Revlimid), nonconcurrently between January 2004 and August 2010 at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa. 

Moffitt Cancer Center's new calendar art on display at International Plaza
ABC Action News - Jan. 22
Moffitt Cancer Center has teamed up with female cancer survivors to create a splashy new calendar to raise money for Faces of Courage cancer camps for families.

Tampa area entertainment calendar
Tampa Bay Times - Jan. 22
The "Bodies of Courage Collection" features female cancer survivors photographed in body paint to capture their stories. 6 to 8 p.m. at Moffitt Cancer Center at International Plaza, 101 Jim Walter Blvd. 

Banking pioneer Bob Samuels publishes his memoirs
Tampa Bay Times - Jan. 22
Today, Samuels talks about empowering men to take charge of their own health, said Rivers, a member of the research faculty for H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.

Peripheral Blood Stem Cells Increase Risk For Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease
Clinical Oncology News - January 2012, Volume 07:01
"We should perhaps ask ourselves whether the shift to greater use of PBSC over the past 10 years is justified in light of these results," said Claudio Anasetti, MD, chair of Blood and Marrow Transplant at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Fla., and the study's lead author.

Tampa area entertainment calendar
Tampa Bay Times - Jan. 22
The "Bodies of Courage Collection" features female cancer survivors photographed in body paint to capture their stories. 6 to 8 p.m. at Moffitt Cancer Center at International Plaza, 101 Jim Walter Blvd. 

Sparing the Scalpel in Lymph Node Biopsies
DailyRx - Jan. 21
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and other institutions have developed probes that use this new imaging technology to non-invasively detect lymph node - technically known as axillary nodal (ALN) metastasis. 

Business digest
Tampa Bay Times - Jan. 21
FCA is a partner of the renowned Moffitt Cancer Center, and is united in healing nationally with the U.S. Oncology Network.

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