June 22, 2012

Magnolia Tops the List of Fundraising Events
Tampa Bay Business Journal - June 22
The Friday print edition of the Tampa Bay Business Journal includes a ranking of non-profits, plus fundraising events, etc.  The #1 fundraiser is Moffitt Cancer Center's Magnolia Ball.

Medical Maneuvers
Gulf Coast Business Review - June 22
The firm's past health care clients include Tampa General Hospital and the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. 

Scott reins in cancer centers
Health News Florida - June 22
The three are H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, on the campus of University of South Florida; Shands Cancer Hospital at the University of Florida in Gainesville; and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, which is affiliated with the private University of Miami. 

Cancro della pelle, più a rischio se si fuma
Corriere Della Sera - June 21
Dana Rollison, epidemiologa del Moffitt Cancer Center di Tampa in Florida, ha studiato 215 persone con tumore delle cellule basali e 165 con carcinoma delle cellule squamose, confrontandole a 315 controlli senza alcun tumore cutaneo; attraverso questionari ha indagato l'abitudine al fumo e altri fattori di rischio (come consumo di alcol, esposizione al sole, passate scottature solari, colore di pelle e capelli).

Cigar makers: We won't roll over
FOX 13 - June 21
"When you smoke these products, they still put you at substantial risk for a variety of cancers," said Melissa Blank of the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Rays prepare to go faux retro for home game
FOX Sports - June 21
The retro jerseys will be auctioned off on raysbaseball.com, with proceeds benefitting the Moffitt Cancer Center and the Rays Baseball Foundation.

Researchers Using Natural Selection to Combat Cancer
Medical Daily - June 21
According to researchers from Moffitt Cancer Center, when it comes to cancer it's about understanding how cells adapt as well as environmental forces such as genetics.

Banishing HPV-Related Cancers
dailyRx  June 20
Researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida have created and tested a synthetic vaccine that kills HPV-derived cancers.

Moffitt Named a Best Place to Work in IT
Temple Terrace Patch - June 20
IDG's Computerworld has selected Moffitt Cancer Center as a 2012 Best Places to Work in IT.

Care for Korey benefit held Saturday
Pine Island Eagle - June 20
Korey ended up staying three weeks at the Sarasota Memorial Hospital before being moved to the Moffitt Cancer Center for a month.

Rays will don disco-era duds for June 30 game
Tampa Bay Times - June 20
The Rays retro jerseys will be auctioned off on raysbaseball.com following the game with proceeds benefitting the Moffitt Cancer Center and the Rays Baseball Foundation.

Nominations Wanted: USF Women's Group Leadership Awards
Westchase Patch - June 19
Karen Dalton, president and co-founder of the Miles for Moffitt Foundation and chairwoman for the WLP program, said the award is designed to both reward ongoing achievement and to create the incentive for greater success in the future.

Brides Against Breast Cancer helps support local programs
Bradenton Herald - June 19
On June 27, a physician from the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa will be at the Center for Building Hope to make a presentation about scientific evidence behind integrative medicine and approaches to healing that include mind, body and spirit.

Medical People
The Ledger - June 18
Her co-authors were Janet Fansler, senior vice president, chief nurse executive and chief operating officer at Lakeland Regional Medical Center; Kathy Hunt, director of professional nursing practice at LRMC; and Pamela Duncan, formerly a clinical nurse specialist at LRMC who now works for Moffitt Cancer Center.

Cancer Survivor Fundraises to Honor Her Treatment at Moffitt
Carrollwood-Northdale Patch - June 18
Since 2010, she's been fundraising for Moffitt Cancer Center after Brown, a professional voiceover talent, discovered she had Stage 1-borderline 2 Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. 

Confusion over prostate test guidelines
FOX 13 - June 18
"I think that it is important that a man knows what his PSA is," said Dr. Julio Pow Sang, a prostate cancer expert at the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Smoking Might Raise Your Odds for Skin Cancer
HealthDay - June 18
The study, led by Dana Rollison, an associate member in the Moffitt Cancer Center department of cancer epidemiology, in Tampa, Fla., also found that men who were long-term smokers were at slightly higher risk for basal cell carcinomas.

People notes: Personnel appointments, promotions and announcements
Tampa Bay Times - June 17
Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, announces that Dr. G. Douglas Letson has been named executive vice president for clinical affairs and physician-in-chief and Dr. Johnathan Lancaster has been named president of the Moffitt Medical Group, which oversees the medical practice of physicians and health care professionals. 

Sorority, Begun in 1931, Just Keeps Growing and Growing
The Ledger - June 16
ON YOUR MARK! For 18 members of Hope Lutheran Church in Plant City, May 12 was the day for them to lace up their tennis shoes, stretch their legs, and come together to support Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Research Center's annual Miles for Moffitt 5K Run and Walk. All proceeds benefited Moffitt.


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