March 9, 2012

Men, here's a friendly reminder about making healthy choices
Tampa Bay Times - March 9
...moment brought to mind the Men's Health Forum that Moffitt Cancer Center will present at the University of South Florida's Marshall Center on March 17.

What A Weekend: St. Lucie County Events: March 9-11
TCPalm - March 8
The Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa will offer free screenings for early signs of skin cancer from 11 am to 1 pm March 10 before the Miami Marlins/New York...

Studley Promotes Harak, Esposito in South Florida
Citybizlist Real Estate - March 8
... Bank & Trust (66000 SF), Intcomex (170000 SF) along with the 128000-square-foot consolidation for the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Florida (March 8)
Targeted News Service (subscription required) - March 8
... -- H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Fla., has been assigned a patent (8131567) developed by William S. Dalton, Temple Terrace,...

St. Lucie County Community Calendar, Updated March 8
TC Palm - March 8
Skin Cancer Event: Spring Swing-Moffitt's Sun Safety Tour. Digital Domain Park, 525 NW Peacock Blvd., Port St. Lucie, 11am-1pm, Mar. 11. insidemoffitt.com/Spring-Swing.htm.

Medicaid cut would hit Florida's poorest patients, hospitals
The Tampa Tribune - March 8
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Brandon Regional Hospital could see smaller cuts of about $2.3 million each.

Lay the rumors to rest, not Pete
Tampa Bay Times - March 8
Friends organized a bone marrow drive to help him and others find a match for a transplant, which he received that October at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

Tax cut package sails through Senate panel
The Current - March 7
The legislation also allows for Charlotte and Citrus counties to apply to become enterprise zones, and redistributes 1 percent of cigarette tax collections to the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and 2.75 percent of those cigarette revenues to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

Radiation Therapy Linked to Secondary Cancers
ABC News Radio - March 7
"There is more advanced technology nowadays, and we can see structures we want to avoid and can shape the dose to avoid certain areas," said Dr. Candace Correa, assistant member of the Radiation Oncology Program at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Survival at a Cost: Common Cancer Treatment Carries Huge Risks
ABC News - March 7
"There is more advanced technology nowadays, and we can see structures we want to avoid and can shape the dose to avoid certain areas," said Dr. Candace Correa, assistant member of the Radiation Oncology Program at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Moffitt seeks further expansion
The USF Oracle - March 7
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute is hoping to entice a different demographic of patients with a new "destination center," in addition to two new facilities opened in the last four years.

Budget deal brings USF back from the brink
The Tampa Tribune - March 7
The system recommended the nearly $3 million designated for the Moffitt Cancer Center and $3.3 million for FSU's National Magnet Lab.

For Alex Spence, paintball helps motivate cancer survival
Tampa Bay Times - March 7
Dr. Ernesto Ayala, from Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center, said Spence's leukemia was more aggressive due to a chromosome abnormality. 

Sun safety tour returns with free screenings
TC Palm - March 6
Moffitt Cancer Center is coming to Port St. Lucie at Digital Domain Park for its Spring Swing-Moffitt's Sun Safety Tour on March 11.

Moffitt Offers Low-Dose Radiation Mammograms
83 Degrees - March 6
Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa now offers lower-dose radiation equipment for mammograms, ideal for younger women with a family history of breast cancer or denser breast tissue.

Buick Human Highlight Reel: Zak Boggs
SB Nation - March 6
As a biomedical science major at USF, Boggs volunteered around the area, visiting the Shriners Children's Hospital and Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa whenever he could.

Transplants Using Stem Cells From The Blood Or Bone Marrow Yield Similar Survival Rates In Blood Cancer Patients (ASH 2011)
The MDS Beacon - March 6
Dr. Claudio Anasetti of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, presented the findings at the 2011 American Society of Hematology (ASH) conference in San Diego in December. 

Xena Vallone Realty opens Pinellas County office in Clearwater
Bradenton Herald - March 5
TAMPA Moffitt Cancer Center is among 70 hospitals and health systems with great oncology programs, according to Becker's Hospital Review.

Quilts of Prayer
News Chief - March 4
When Crawford arrived at Moffitt Cancer Center in February 2010, the quilt was in her suitcase.

Patients embracing Moffitt's comprehensive cancer care
The Villages Daily Sun - March 4
Everyone involved in planning, staffing, building and equipping the latest Moffitt Cancer Center expected residents of The Villages and surrounding area to embrace comprehensive cancer care.

USF envisions institute to focus on personalized care for heart patients
Tampa Bay Times - March 3
That is similar to what H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute is attempting at its M2Gen collaborative with pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co.

Moffitt Cancer Center Hosts Awareness Luncheon in Sarasota
The Power Broker Magazine - March 2012
The Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation will host the 13th Annual Sarasota Women's Cancer Awareness Luncheon with singer-songwriter and breast cancer survivor Olivia Newton-John as the keynote speaker for the event benefitting breast and gynecologic cancer research.

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