November 2, 2012

Fundraiser to help with ill student's medical bills
Orlando Sentinel – Nov. 2
For the horse lover and ROTC member, the news has meant dozens of visits to physicians and oncology specialists, as well as surgery and chemotherapy at Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center and Arnold Palmer Hospital/MD Anderson Cancer Center in Orlando over the past eight-plus months.

Healthcare dispute between UnitedHealthCare and BayCare Health System impacts 450,000 in Bay area
10 News – Oct. 31

4. H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Making a Difference: Car sales equal Moffitt Cancer Center donation
10 News – Oct. 30

A pair of Pasco County car dealerships are making their biggest donation yet to Moffitt Cancer Center.

Volunteer Helps Cancer Patients 'Look Good, Feel Better'
Bloomingdale-Riverview Patch – Oct. 30

In addition to offering the class in Brandon, Gill teaches at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, and just recently began offering the program at South Bay Hospital in Sun City Center.

Moffitt fall forum on advances in lung cancer
Bradenton Herald – Oct. 30

The Latte Fall Forum, an annual forum on advances in lung cancer research and treatment, will be held at Moffitt Cancer Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Vincent A. Stabile Research Building, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa.

Synergy of two drugs may treat imatinib-resistant chronic myeloid leukemia
Oncology Nurse Advisor – Oct. 29

Uwe Rix, PhD, of Moffitt Cancer Center and study co-author, explained that, “Treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia rapidly improved after the introduction of the first BCR-ABL inhibitor, imatinib (Gleevec).”

Moffitt a favorite among working moms
WFLA, News Channel 8 – Oct. 29
For the fifth straight year, Moffitt Cancer Center has made Working Mother magazine's top 100 list of best companies and jobs for moms.

Study: Long-term sun exposure risky
Palm Beach Daily News – Oct. 28

Researchers with the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa surveyed more than 700 Floridians to determine what exposure and timing factors influence the development of squamous cell cancer and basal cell cancer.

Key to the Cure Kick-Off Party
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 28

Julie Lux and Kathy Lewis, chairs for the 2012 Key to the Cure Kick-Off Party, said they honored "the brave, the bold and the determined" at the event hosted by the Moffitt Cancer Center and Saks Fifth Avenue on Oct. 17 at the store in Tampa.

Business briefcase
Green Bay Press-Gazette – Oct. 28

Dr. Mokenge Malafa, a 1982 UWGB graduate, affiliated with the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute at the University of South Florida, Tampa; and Scott Wochos, Green Bay Packaging, have accepted invitations to serve on the board of directors of UW-Green Bay Foundation and UW-Green Bay Chancellor’s Council of Trustees.

Disruptive Remedies for the Physician Shortage
HealthLeaders Media – Oct. 25

USF traditionally has sent most of its 750 residents to the hospital across the street—the 1,000-bed Tampa General Hospital—as well as the 206-bed H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, also in Tampa and two Veterans Administration hospitals in the area.

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