April 12, 2013

Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies could get another $3 million from the state
TCPalm – April 11
Other research entities, from the University of Florida to H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, use the compounds for leads on treatments from cancer to pain management.

Mammo model presents lessons in leadership
Health Imaging – April 11
Jennifer S. Drukteinis, MD, from H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and colleagues reviewed emerging screening modalities and noted that none are likely to replace the gold standard of mammography in the April issue of The American Journal of Medicine.

Participants Share Their Experience With Research Study
Florida Sentinel Bulletin – April 11
In an effort to increase colorectal cancer screening in the Black community, researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center are encouraging individuals to join the Increasing Access to Colorectal Cancer Testing for Blacks (I-ACT) research study.

North Tampa events
Tampa Bay Times – April 11
Dr. Harold L. Moses, director emeritus of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, will deliver a free lecture, "Cancer Research to Cancer Prevention and Treatment," at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Moffitt's Vincent A. Stabile Research Building, 12902 Magnolia Drive.

South Tampa events, April 12 and upcoming
Tampa Bay Times – April 11
Harold L. Moses, M.D., will give Moffitt Cancer Center's 15th Annual Ted Couch Cancer Research Lecture, "Cancer Research to Cancer Prevention and Treatment."

FDA approves Lymphoseek to help spot cancer in lymph nodes
10 News – April 10
Moffitt Cancer Center researchers in Tampa helped test Lymphoseek against the tracer used for more than 20 years as part of national and international studies.

BCSO driven to help beat cancer // VIDEO
The News Herald – April 10
A $20 donation gets you in, and proceeds go to the American Cancer Society and the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Breast cancer radiation treatments raise risk of future heart disease
Boston.com “Daily Dose” blog – April 10
“Breast cancer patients who are candidates for radiation should still receive radiation,” said study co-author Dr. Candace Correa, a radiation oncologist at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida.

Sarasota County hires contract administrator
The Longboat Observer – April 9
Paradise holds a master’s in business administration from the University of South Florida and most recently worked as grant administrator at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Not enough younger black women referred for BRCA testing
Oncology Nurse Advisor – April 8
Pal, of the Cancer Epidemiology Program at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Florida, and colleagues evaluated BRCA mutations and explored personal and system-level clinical characteristics in a sample of black women aged 50 years or younger with invasive breast cancer.

Moffitt ovarian cancer research aids international effort
Tampa Bay Times – April 7
Moffitt Cancer Center researchers have helped identify four DNA hotspots associated with higher risk of developing the fifth-deadliest cancer among women.

Blow to local control
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – April 7
The American Heart Association and Moffitt Cancer Center also were in favor of the bill (SB 258), which got support from two Senate committees.

Tampa woman knits for a good cause
Bay News 9 – April 7
Shustek offered 20 original, colorful baby sweaters to anyone willing to donate at least $2,000 to cancer research funding at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Advancements in breast cancer screening will need a personalized touch
Examiner.com – April 6
In a news release on April 4, 2013, the Moffitt Cancer Center reporter, Researchers Discuss New Frontiers in Breast Cancer Screening.

Moffitt Cancer Center's Magnolia Ball coming up
10 News – April 4
The Moffitt Cancer Center will be holding its annual Magnolia Ball Saturday, April 20 at A La Carte Pavillion.

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