September 14, 2012

Tailoring Treatment for Cancer
HealthLeaders Media – Sept. 13
The approach to target drugs for care will reduce not only costs but the time it takes to get needed pharmaceuticals, says William Dalton, MD, PhD, founding director of the Personalized Medicine Institute at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and CEO of M2Gen. 

Olympian Brooke Bennett Receives Hillsborough Sheriff's Citizen's Award
Brandon Patch – Sept. 13
Bennett was recognized by the sheriff's office for partnering with several local and national charity organizations that have reportedly raised more than $4.5 million, including the Navy Seal Foundation, Swim Across American and the Moffitt Cancer Center. 

Chemobrain Affects Breast Cancer Patients
About.com – Sept. 11
A team of researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center compared 187 women who had been treated with chemo for early stage breast cancer with 187 women without cancer. 

Arnie’s Rebounding World: The Donor Transplant
The Myeloma Beacon – Sept. 11
It brought my myeloma under control enough to make the transplant possible and for the transplant team at Moffitt Cancer Center, where I am being treated, to be onboard with Dr. Anderson. 

Social Calendar 2012-2013
Sarasota Magazine – Sept. 9
2/26/2013-Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation’s Sarasota Women’s Cancer Awareness Luncheon. Hear from Moffitt experts about the most advanced treatment, screening and early detection options for women. Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota $125 ticket; $250 patron; $1,000 sponsorship (813)745-4860/ insidemoffit.org/sarasotaluncheon.

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anus During Pregnancy
OncLive – Sept. 10
Now nearly 34 weeks pregnant, Tiffany was referred to Tampa’s H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, evaluated by a team of specialists, and scheduled for a March 22 C-section. 

Chemotherapy may impair speech in breast cancer patients
ANI News – Sept. 9
This was concluded in a large meta-analysis conducted by researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center.

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