July 20, 2012

Uninsured and sick: Where to go?
Highlands Today - July 20
This number does not include comprehensive cancer care donated by Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. 

HPV Might Raise Risk of Form of Skin Cancer
HealthDay News – July 20
"Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin is the second most frequently occurring cancer among Caucasians in the United States, and the numbers of cases continue to rise," study author Dana Rollison, vice president and chief health information officer at Moffitt Cancer Center, in Tampa, Fla., said in a Moffitt news release.

'Next Generation' fans relive series
The Carrollwood News & Tribune – July 19

Sample an array of martinis while raising money for cancer research at Moffitt Cancer Center's "Martinis for Moffitt" event, taking place from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Straz Center, 1010 N. MacInnes Place.

Moffitt Ranked 22nd Best Cancer Hospital
Temple Terrace Patch - July 19
Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, is ranked 22 in cancer in the U.S. News & World Report's 2012-13 Best Hospitals rankings 

Some parents can be real animals
The Tampa Tribune - July 19
Sample an array of martinis while raising money for cancer research at Moffitt Cancer Center's "Martinis for Moffitt" event, taking place from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Straz Center, 1010 N. MacInnes Place. 

New cancer treatment identified for mantle cell lymphoma
Spire Healthcare - July 19
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center have demonstrated that the inhibition of signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) in mouse models of the disease and can harness the immune system to eradicate residual malignant cells responsible for disease relapse. 

Administrator amends budget proposal
Tampa Bay Newspapers - July 18
Morroni is scheduled to be at the Moffitt Cancer Center on July 26-27. 

Healthcare Analytics
Advance for Long-Term Care Management - July 18
Mark Hulse, MSN, RN, is vice president and chief information officer at Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL. 

Events simmer as summer swelters
The Tampa Tribune - July 18
Martinis for Moffitt from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday in Morsani Hall at the Straz Center. 

Tampa General, Sarasota Memorial, Moffitt make U.S. News ‘best hospitals' list
Tampa Bay Business Journal - July 17
Sarasota Memorial was ranked No. 8 among Florida hospitals, followed by Moffitt Cancer Center in the No. 9 spot. 

U.S. News: Tampa General Is Florida's Best Hospital
WUSF News - July 17
Of our state's more than 260 medical centers, here are the top 10: 9. Moffitt Cancer Center (Tampa) 

Innovative Minimally Invasive Technology in the Hands of Cancer Specialists Fosters Better Care for Florida and Beyond
Florida MD - July 12
More than 25 years ago, when Rep. H. Lee Moffitt shared his vision with the Florida Legislature to improve its cancer services for our citizens and create a cancer-only center of excellence in Tampa, he could not have imagined how far his dream would come. 

Catching a Cancer
Science News - July 28
"You have to keep in mind the criteria for causality," says Dana Rollison, a cancer epidemiologist at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. 

Community celebrates fast-growing facility that serves them for 10 years
The Villages Daily Sun - July 15
Tim Hawkins, The Villages Regional Hospital CEO, said the success of the hospital is evident in the partnerships it has fostered over the years that have led to the Moffitt Cancer Center at The Villages and USF Health in The Villages. 

Scott warns Shands, others about brands
The Gainesville Sun - July 15
Scott issued the warning in a May 10 letter to University of Florida-affiliated Shands, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami. 

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