January 6, 2012

Community rallies around Port St. Lucie police officer with Stage IV cancer
The Palm Beach Post News - Jan. 5
A trip to Martin Memorial Hospital turned into an extended visit to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, where it was determined Eisert was battling Stage IV cancer. 

Stylists raise $18,000 for Moffitt Cancer Center
The Villages Daily Sun - Jan. 5
In fact, they get extra credit, because raising money to equip the recently opened Moffitt Cancer Center at The Villages isn't a one-semester course.

Tradition Square event to benefit Port St. Lucie police officer battling cancer
TCPalm.com - Jan. 3
He was referred to physicians at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa who diagnosed him.

Memory loss after cancer treatment
Saga - Jan. 3
In trials among breast cancer patients carried out at the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida, cancer specialists noted that while treatment with chemotherapy plus radiation, or radiation only, helped combat the physical symptoms of cancer - it left a long-term scar on the cancer survivors' mental faculties.

Men don't 'Man-Up' when it comes to Cancer Screening
KDAF-TV - Jan. 3
Researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida surveyed more than 1,100 African-American, White and Puerto Rican Hispanics and found that 41% of the men had never had a cancer screening while only 5% of women had never been screened. 

Soy may not protect against stomach cancer
Reuters Health - Jan. 3
One of the reasons for decline is that people have fridges now, and they use less salt preservatives," said Khaldoun Almhanna, a medical oncologist at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers Linked to Smoking
Free News Press - Jan. 3
The Moffitt's Lifetime Screening and Prevention Center and the University of South Florida's Dermatology and Family Medicine Clinics then subdivided the groups according to gender.

TIA soars to new heights
The Tampa Tribune - Jan. 2
TIA is blessed with superb location, just five miles from downtown Tampa; five minutes from the Westshore Business District; and a short drive from the University of South Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center, the VA Hospital or the beautiful St. Petersburg beaches.

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.

Hillsborough leaders sound off on their wishes for change in 2012
Tampa Bay Times - Jan. 1
Moffitt Cancer Center continues to lead the personalized health revolution, and we look forward to working with them as we launch our cardiovascular statewide personalized health campaign in 2012 through the USF Heart institute.

Bay area lawmaker makes bid to lead state Senate
The Tampa Tribune - Jan. 1
But when it has, the results have been evident: the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute, a legacy from House Speaker Johnnie Byrd; Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center, from former House Speaker H. Lee Moffitt; and The Regent community center in Brandon, from former Senate President Tom Lee.

Can We Eliminate Narcotics?
Outpatient Surgery - January 2012
"Depending on the procedure, pain control may not be achievable without opioids, or may not be as practical," says Hector Vila, a staff anesthesiologist at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.


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