November 23, 2012

Cancer warrior Bob Samuels, a born networker, dies at 74
Tampa Bay Times – Nov. 21
"He was recognized not only as an advocate in Florida, but nationally as well," said Dr. William Dalton, who three months ago left his position as chief executive officer of Moffitt Cancer Center to head up M2Gen, a Moffitt biotechnology company.

Amputee, doctor are partners in Dolphins Cycling Challenge journey
The Miami Herald – Nov. 20
When Lazaro first came to Florida, he was treated at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Prostate cancer diagnosis inspired Robert Samuels to educate
The Tampa Tribune – Nov. 20
"When he was diagnosed, he had no idea what it meant," said B. Lee Green, vice president of Moffitt Diversity. "He didn't want any other guy to go through what he went through."

New 3-D test helps in screening women with dense breasts
The Daily Herald – Nov. 19
“Four days later, I’m at Moffitt Cancer Center (in Tampa, Fla.) and learn I have Stage 3 breast cancer that has spread to my lymph nodes on the left side.”

Millions at stake with digital medical-record hurdles
The Tampa Tribune – Nov. 18
By the end of 2013, relevant patient information should be interchangeable among six Florida Hospital-owned facilities, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa General Hospital, Bayfront Medical Center, All Children's Hospital and 10 of the 16 local HCA Healthcare hospitals, Phelps said.

Hoping Livestrong survives
The Tampa Tribune – Nov. 18
Seven years ago, as a 23-year-old fighting cancer at Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center, I was inspired by Lance Armstrong's story.

St. Petersburg High student speaks on biotechnology at a Toronto conference
Tampa Bay Times – Nov. 18
Kuchampudi has volunteered at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, where he assisted in the clinical research unit.

Villagers pack sidewalks for Blues and Brews fundraiser at Town Square
The Villages Daily Sun – Nov. 17
Villagers like Blaser packed the Spanish Springs sidewalks throughout the evening for this event that benefitted the equipment fundraising drive for Moffitt Cancer Center at The Villages.

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