September 21, 2012

Rays give cancer the (foam) finger
Tampa Bay Times – Sept. 21
The Rays and Moffitt Cancer Center are giving away giant latex-gloved foam fingers at Saturday's game as part of September's Prostate Cancer Awareness Month with Moffitt Cancer. 

USF Health creating its own health care system
The Tampa Tribune – Sept. 21
Moffitt (Cancer Center) can stand by itself … people will still be able to come into our hospitals and get good care," he said. 

‘Chemo Brain’: Patients suffer cognitive decline after treatment
VOXXI – Sept. 20
A new analysis from researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center have substantiated one more, long term side effect to add to that list — cognitive deficit, known as chemo brain — and this one doesn’t go away when the treatment is over. 

Breast cancer research run (Ocala)
Citrus Daily – Sept. 20
Proceeds will be contributed to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and Michelle-O-Gram, which funds mammograms for Marion, Citrus and Levy women who cannot afford them. 

WOMEN’S GYNECOLOGICAL CANCER RISKS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!
Senior Voice – Sept. 19
Dr. Robert Wenham, Assoc Member of the Center for Women’s Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center, will join Evan and Deb today to discuss this issue and answer listener questions. 

Lakeland Regional, USF partnership would create 200 residency slots
Health News Florida – Sept. 19
Tampa General has until now been USF College of Medicine’s primary teaching hospital; USF also has affiliations with H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, James A. Haley VA Hospital and All Children’s Hospital 

Hospitals among '100 Best Companies' for working mothers
AHA  News – Sept. 18
Thirteen hospitals and health systems have been named to Working Mother magazine's 2012 list of "100 Best Companies" for working mothers. They are: Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Longitudinal data can determine earlier, more targeted cancer treatment
HealthImaging – Sept. 18
At Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., the goal is to follow patients over time, said medical oncologist William S. Dalton, PhD, MD, speaking during the Medicine 2.0 Congress.

Signs of rare blood disorder mimic common conditions
Feeling Fit – Sept. 17
Eric Padron, MD, an oncologist at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, sees patients after their initial diagnosis, for a second opinion and decisions on the best method of treatment. 

Vote Online for Dick Vitale, Philanthropist of the Year
Bradenton Patch – Sept. 17
All Children's pediatric cancer program and Moffitt Cancer Center have been honored to be recipients of this highly successful event. 

Professionals bring causes, donors together
Tampa Bay Times – Sept. 16
Yongue previously spent six years with the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation, followed by almost six years at the WEDU public broadcast station, rising to vice president of major gifts and planned giving. 

Amy Scherzer's Diary annual Society Datebook, 2012-2013
Tampa Bay Times – Sept. 16
OCTOBER 17 - Key to the Cure kick-off fashion show; 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Saks Fifth Avenue; 2 percent of sales benefit Moffitt Cancer Center; $100; insidemoffitt.com/KTTC or (813) 745-4327.

Workplace wellness winners realize productive, loyal employees
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Sept. 14
1,500+ employees: Moffitt Cancer Center 81

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