November 30, 2012

Plant High grad Aaron Murray leads Georgia to SEC title game
Tampa Bay Times – Nov. 30
Lauren, Murray's mom, said he led a prayer in a waiting room at Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center.

Moffitt Cancer Center hosts possible future of cancer researchers
WFLA, News Channel 8 – Nov. 28
Moffitt hosts a group of future healthcare professionals. They feel they are doing their part by grooming future generations of those kids that will be the next healthcare providers.

Gibbs Cancer Center names director
GreenvilleOnline.com – Nov. 28
“Personalized medicine is the future of cancer care,” said Yeatman, who was executive vice president for translational research and professor of surgery and oncologic sciences at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., before coming to Regional.

Air Force vet beats odds against pancreatic cancer
Redstone Rocket – Nov. 27
His primary care physician referred him to the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, where he met with Dr. Pamela Hodul, a gastrointestinal oncology surgeon. 

Gibbs to open Greer location in spring
GSA (Greenville, Spartanburg and Anderson, S.C.) Business – Nov. 27
Yeatman most recently worked at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., where he served as the translational research executive vice president, surgery and oncologic sciences professor and hepatobiliary surgery section head.

United Patients Scramble for New Coverage
WUSF News – Nov. 27
In Hillsborough County: Brandon Regional, Florida Hospital Carrollwood and Florida Hospital Tampa, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Memorial Hospital of Tampa, South Bay Hospital, Tampa General and Town and Country Hospital.

To our many, many friends in Gulf County:
The Star (Port St. Joe, Fla.) – Nov. 27
You have made it possible for her to make the trips to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa for hip replacement surgery, follow-up medical visits, radiation treatments and most recently, chemotherapy.

Yeatman appointed director at Gibbs Cancer Center
Greer Today – Nov. 26
Yeatman comes to Spartanburg from Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

Deadline passes for talks between BayCare and UnitedHealthcare
Bay News 9 – Nov. 26
A list of alternative hospitals participating with UnitedHealthcare, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid (Community Plan and Evercare), and Florida Healthy Kids Networks include: H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute*

BayCare Ends Contract With UnitedHealthcare, Affecting 400,000
WUSF News – Nov. 26
In Hillsborough County: Brandon Regional, Florida Hospital Carrollwood and Florida Hospital Tampa, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Memorial Hospital of Tampa, South Bay Hospital, Tampa General and Town and Country Hospital.

Rays extend Longoria’s contract six years
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Nov. 26
Longoria works closely with the Moffitt Cancer Center, the Tampa Sports Commission’s “Tampa’s Got Wings” program and the Pet Pal Animal Shelter in St. Petersburg.

Ground-breaking Liver Cancer Treatment
Hive Health Media – Nov. 26
A study published in the spring, out of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, reports that the cancer sufferers that underwent the procedure lived five times longer than patients who underwent traditional treatment.

Photo exhibit puts a focus on bravery in the face of a major illness
Freeline Media – Nov. 26
Sponsored by the Moffitt Cancer Center, the exhibit is a collection of nine photos and personal essays from lung cancer patients and their caregivers, accompanied by education materials provided by Moffitt.

Holiday Hopes: Young man wants test for disease that killed his father
Tampa Bay Times – Nov. 25
Andrea Brown was 39 and was being treated at Moffitt Cancer Center.

New director of Gibbs Cancer Center is a man with a vision
Spartanburg Herald-Journal – Nov. 25
About 20 years ago, he helped build the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., from the ground up.

Bars for Breasts a huge success
Hernando Today – Nov. 24
All the proceeds were turned over to Moffitt Cancer Center to be used for breast cancer research.

Funeral for anti-cancer activist Robert Samuels set
The Tampa Tribune – Nov. 23
He became a board member of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, the same place he had received life-extending treatment for his prostate cancer.

A passion for the game
The Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Nov. 22
Kinnan has a close friend who is a doctor at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and specializes in lymphoma.

Patient Keeps Smiling Despite Breast Cancer
The Ledger – Nov. 21
Newspaper With a Heart helped her with extensive car repairs so she could get back and forth to Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and with other bills.

Advanced Pleuroscopy Technique Is Biopsy Option for Unknown DPLDs
Internal Medicine News – Nov. 21
Lary Robinson, M.D., is a thoracic surgeon at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

Optimal dose of dasatinib determined for advanced, recurrent ovarian cancer
Oncology Nurse Advisor – Nov. 21
“It may also be better to combine dasatinib with only one cytotoxic therapy to improve tolerability,” study co-author Robert M. Wenham, MD, of the Moffitt Cancer Center explained.

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