October 12, 2012

The Worst Cancer Risk Factors
SELF – October 2012
Meet Our Experts: Johnathan Lancaster, M.D., president of the Moffitt Medical Group at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Sam Gibbons memorial set for Oct. 20 at South Tampa church
Tampa Bay Times – Oct. 12
He insisted some of his tissue be donated to the Moffitt Cancer Center at the University of South Florida, the school he helped start.

Health Care Heroes 2012: Innovation & Research
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Oct. 12
Anna Giuliano, the founding director of the Center for Infection Research in Cancer at Moffitt Cancer Center, has been actively engaged in cancer prevention and control research since 1990.

Youth baseball: Collier Knights show their support for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Naples Daily News – Oct. 12
The tournament offered all participating teams the discount since proceeds from the event will go to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

How much from sale of NFL pink gear goes to cancer research?
10 News – Oct. 11
Yet in the fight for finding a cure some people like Dr. Hatem Soliman with the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa say every dollar counts.

Positively Tampa Bay: Moffitt Cancer Center
ABC Action News “Positively Tampa Bay” – Oct. 11
Key to the Cure party and shopping spree starting October 17th brings community together to help local breast cancer patients.

Sam Gibbons memorial set for Oct. 20 at South Tampa church
Bay News 9 – Oct. 11
He also asked for some of his tissue to go to Moffitt Cancer Center at USF, a school he helped start.

This Day For Republicans: Ryan Studies Up, Romney Closes Swing State Gap
International Business Times – Oct. 11
She has been a valued member of the campaign for reaching out to female voters in critical swing states such as Florida, where she toured Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center on Wednesday, sharing with breast cancer patients her story of survival from the same disease.

Sharing survival stories
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 11
Ann Romney, breast cancer survivor and wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, did a brief visit and tour of Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center on Wednesday, meeting with patients including several Tampa area breast cancer survivors.

'Giving up was never an option,' says Dade City breast cancer survivor
Tampa Bay Times – Oct. 11
She started chemotherapy in August 2011 at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, while also going in regularly for kidney dialysis.

Former U.S. Rep. Sam Gibbons, who spearheaded USF, dead at 92
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 11
Gibbons kept one foot in Washington, running a lobbying business with son Cliff that focused on trade issues and on securing funding for research at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute on the USF campus.

President Barack Obama, Ann Romney in South Florida Thursday
NBC 6 WTVJ – Oct. 11
On Wednesday, she visited Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center where she met with fellow breast cancer survivors.

Ann Romney tours Moffitt, shares cancer survival stories
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 10
Ann Romney, breast cancer survivor and wife of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, did a quick visit and tour of Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center on Wednesday, meeting with patients including several Tampa area breast cancer survivors.

Ann Romney at Moffitt
The Tampa Tribune/TBO.com – Oct. 10

Mrs. Romney says horses helped with MS diagnosis
The Associated Press – Oct. 10
Later in the day, Mrs. Romney flew to Florida to tour the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Ann Romney tours Moffitt Cancer Center, meets with fellow breast cancer survivors
ABC Action News – Oct. 10
She sat down to a one-on-one interview with ABC Action News's health reporter, Linda Hurtado, right after a lunchtime tour of Moffitt Cancer Center, where she met with more than a dozen breast cancer survivors.

Ann Romney, wife of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, in Tampa today
ABC Action News – Oct. 10
While in Tampa, she will tour Moffitt Cancer Center's Murial Rothman Building.

Ann Romney visits Bay Area again
News Channel 8 – Oct. 10
Ann Romney toured the Moffitt Cancer Center where she got to sit down with cancer survivors and hear some of their stories.

Ann Romney, Paul Ryan make brief stops in Bay area
Bay News 9 – Oct. 10
Ann Romney, the wife of GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, visited Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa on Wednesday.

Ann Romney tours Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center
WWSB ABC 7 – Oct. 10
After guest co-hosting Good Morning America Wednesday, Ann Romney flew to Tampa to tour the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Paul Ryan and Ann Romney Make a Stop in the Bay Area
970 WFLA – Oct. 10
Ann Romney, the wife of GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, is scheduled to visit Moffitt Cancer Center, in Tampa, Wednesday afternoon.

After shaving his head, husband finds out he has cancer, too
FOX-13 – Oct. 10
"If it wasn't for his wife and his shaving his head, he would have gone on for many months, completely unaware of this," said Bud's physician, Dr. Vernon Sondak, who heads Cutaneous Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Personalized radiation therapy
10 News – Oct. 10
Moffitt researchers have teamed up with cancer research colleagues worldwide to develop a test that will help determine if radiation is right for you.

Shopping 'Key to the Cure' to benefit Moffitt Cancer Center
10 News – Oct. 10
Saks Fifth Avenue Tampa and Moffitt Cancer center are hosting a charity shopping weekend Octorber 18th through the 21st.

Grand Rounds October
Orlando Medical News – Oct. 10
Moffitt Cancer Center  will present several conferences in 2013 for a variety of healthcare professionals.

Job fair at Moffitt Cancer Center today
ABC Action News – Oct. 10
Moffitt Cancer Center is holding a fall career fair on the University of South Florida campus today.

Blue Martini wins Creative Loafing Best of 2012 categories
Examiner.com – Oct. 10
The Pink Party raises funds for The Moffitt Cancer Center.

Thoroughly Moderating Mitt (The Note)
ABC News “The Note” blog – Oct. 10
Ann Romney, co-hosted “Good Morning America” and later travels to Florida to tour the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Romney schedule for Oct. 10
UPI – Oct. 10
Ann Romney will tour the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., the campaign said.

5 things you need to know happening in Florida on Wednesday, October 10
ABC Action News – Oct. 10
Ann Romney at Moffitt Cancer Center

Ann Romney and Michelle Obama: Mrs. Romney in Tampa as presidential candidate wives transform campaign roles
10 News – Oct. 10
Wednesday afternoon, his wife Ann Romney is set to take a tour of Moffitt Cancer Center on the University of South Florida campus in Tampa.

Ann Romney, Paul Ryan make brief stops in Bay area
Bay News 9 – Oct. 10
Ann Romney, the wife of GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, is scheduled to visit Moffitt Cancer Center, in Tampa, Wednesday afternoon.

Florida Morning: Hospitals challenge AHCA; BOE passes legislative priorities
The Florida Times-Union “Florida Morning” blog – Oct. 10
Ann Romney will tour Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa tomorrow afternoon, the campaign says.

 

Romney camp has presence in Tampa area
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 10
Romney appeared in St. Petersburg on Friday, vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan has been in St. Petersburg since late Monday preparing for Thursday's vice presidential debate, and Ann Romney will tour the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute today.

Ahead of debate, Paul Ryan stops in St. Petersburg
Tampa Bay Times – Oct. 10
Ann Romney will tour H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa this afternoon.

Bucs players serve up hope, happiness to cancer patients
Tampa Bay Times – Oct. 10
The Hope Lodge, which just celebrated its 10th anniversary, provides 40 free suites for H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center patients during outpatient treatment.

NEW TREATMENT FOR MELANOMA
FOX-13 – Oct. 9
Since the work was done at Moffitt, will local patients be the first to get this new treatment?

Couple battles cancer together
The Moultrie (Ga.) Observer – Oct. 9
He was referred to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa where he underwent initial surgery to remove the melanoma and to have a skin graft.

Ann Romney plans visit to Florida cancer center
The Hill “Healthwatch” blog – Oct. 9
Ann Romney, who survived breast cancer, will visit Moffitt Cancer Center outside Tampa on Wednesday, the campaign announced.

Ann Romney to visit Moffitt; Ryan preps in St. Pete for debate
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 9
Following Romney's appearance in St. Petersburg Friday, vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan has been in St. Petersburg since late Monday preparing for Thursday's vice presidential debate, and Ann Romney will tour Moffitt Cancer Center on Wednesday.

Ann Romney to tour Moffitt Cancer Center tomorrow
Tampa Bay Times “The Buzz” blog – Oct. 9
Ann Romney will tour Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa tomorrow afternoon, the campaign says.

Ann Romney returning to Sarasota for Mack fundraiser
Sarasota Herald-Tribune “Political Insider” blog – Oct. 9
Besides the Sarasota event, Ann Romney is expected to be in Tampa on Wednesday to tour the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Race affects the likelihood of finding a suitable stem cell donor
Oncology Nurse Advisor – Oct. 9
This study from researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues was published in Bone Marrow Transplantation.

'Day of Pampering' To Provide Critical Breast Cancer Screenings
Brandon Patch – Oct. 9
M-power (Moffitt Cancer Center's program for outreach wellness education and resoures)

Reaching Out: Moffitt Aims to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness Across Cultures
The Ledger – Oct. 9
Moffitt Cancer Center is expanding its multicultural outreach into Polk County to teach Hispanic women, Haitian women and others about lowering risks of breast cancer or catching it early.

Health Events
The Ledger – Oct. 9
YO ME CUIDO, I CARE FOR MYSELF, in Spanish, 6 p.m. Eloise Resource Center, 710 Snively Ave., Eloise.   A multi-cultural program by Moffitt Cancer Center and Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care to let Hispanic women know the importance of breast exams, mammography and advanced directives.

Report: Father of Georgia QB Murray has thyroid cancer
Yahoo! Sports – Oct. 9
His father, Denny Murray, underwent surgery at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa on Monday, according to Journal-Constitution, and the family reported the operation went well.

Moffitt Cancer Center research improves treatment of advanced melanoma
Tampa Bay Times – Oct. 9
A new cocktail of cancer-fighting drugs can help patients with advanced melanoma, a Moffitt Cancer Center researcher has reported in a study to be published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Georgia QB Aaron Murray learns of father’s cancer, home vandalized
Sports Illustrated “Tracking Blog” – Oct. 8
“Papa Murray,” as Aaron referred to him in another tweet, is undergoing surgery today at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Loss to South Carolina wasn't worst part of Aaron Murray's weekend
Alabama Live – Oct. 8
He is scheduled to have surgery today at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Aaron Murray dealing with loss, father's illness and stupid pranks
SB Nation – Oct. 8
Murray's father, Denny, is undergoing cancer surgery at Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center on Monday.

Georgia QB Aaron Murray returns to Tampa as his father battles cancer
Tampa Bay Times “Gator Report” blog – Oct. 8
According to AJC.com, Murray found out that his father, Denny Murray, had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer and underwent surgery today at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Aaron Murray's father to have surgery
ESPN “DawgNation” blog – Oct. 8
Murray’s father, Dennis, told the family on Sunday that he has thyroid cancer and would have in surgery at the Moffitt Center in Tampa, Fla., on Monday morning.

Georgia QB Murray's father undergoes cancer surgery
Fox Sports South – Oct 8
Dennis Murray had surgery Monday morning at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

Family and friends raise money for loved one with rare bone cancer
Athens (Ga.) Banner-Herald – Oct. 8
In late January, the Kinsels traveled to Moffitt Cancer Center, a nonprofit research hospital in Tampa, for what they thought would be four days of consultation.

Van Duzer fundraiser to benefit Port St. Lucie policeman with cancer
TCPalm – Oct. 8
Chunn is receiving his third round of treatment at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa.

Aaron Murray focused on his father as Bulldogs put South Carolina behind them
Atlanta Journal Constitution “UGA Sports” blog – Oct. 8
“Papa Murray,” as Aaron referred to him in another tweet, underwent surgery today at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Breast Cancer Support Groups in Temple Terrace Area
Temple Terrace Patch – Oct. 8
Moffitt Cancer Center is close to Temple Terrace and offers several support groups for patients and their loved ones.

Hispanic Focus on Cancer Awareness in Eloise, Tampa
The Ledger “Robins Rx” Blog – Oct. 7
The one in Polk County, Yo Me Cuido, is a multicultural initiative designed by Moffitt Cancer Center.

Cancer Fighter's Hope for Others, Praise for Community Support
Brandon Patch – Oct. 7
I am so fortunate to have the wonderful care through Tampa General Hospital, the exceptional care available at the Moffitt Cancer Center, family, friends and a strong faith enforced by St. Stephen Catholic Church.

Tony Jacklin Q&A
Bradenton Herald – Oct. 7
That golf course co-hosts next month's Callaghan Tire Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament, with all the profits bound for the Moffitt Cancer Center through Golfers Against Cancer.

PGA of America needs to call Azinger
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Oct. 6
It is a Golfers Against Cancer benefit and Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa will receive 100 percent of the profits.

'Chemo brain' not just in cancer patients' heads
Orlando Sentinel – Oct. 6
Chemo brain, the foggy thinking that cancer patients often complain about and doctors often dismiss, just got a jolt of validation from a large new study out of Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

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