April 26, 2013

Evan Longoria Talks Charitable Work, Hitting, Health in B/R Exclusive Interview
Bleacher Report – April 25
For example, Longoria works with the Moffitt Cancer Center. 

DeBartolo Family $1 million match at Moffitt Cancer Center ball
Tampa Bay Times – April 25
Ever see a more elegant mosh pit than at Moffitt Cancer Center's thrilling $3.4 million-raising Magnolia Ball featuring Grammy-winning Train?

Prostate Cancer Test Causing Sepsis Spurs Biopsy Concerns
Bloomberg News – April 25
The Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, has revised its biopsy protocol over the past two years with the help of infectious disease physicians to minimize complications, said Wade Sexton, a urologist and director of the hospital’s urologic oncology fellowship program.

Researchers ask Tampa Bay area residents to help prevent cancer
WFLA, News Channel 8 – April 25
Local CPS-3 enrollment events: Moffitt Cancer Center

[ EDITORIAL ] Smoking on Public Property: Legislature Ignores Harm
The Ledger – April 25
The American Heart Association and Moffitt Cancer Center also were in favor of the bill (SB 258), which got support from two Senate committees.

Senior Voice America – April 23
Moffitt Cancer Center just talk part in one of the largest cancer genetics studies to date.

USF, Moffitt Researchers Feel Bite of Automatic Cuts
WUSF News – April 23
University of South Florida and Moffitt Cancer Center say sequestration budget cuts are hurting their work, since most of their grants come from the National Institutes of Health, the Tampa Tribune reports.

Cancer Prevention Study seeks participants in Tampa
The Tampa Tribune – April 22
The Tampa sites — St. Joseph’s Hospital, Moffitt Cancer Center and the Hillsborough County School Board headquarters — will be open at various times through May 2.

USF, Moffitt researchers say sequestration hurts work
The Tampa Tribune – April 22
The government’s belt-tightening is expected to affect each of the 200-plus National Institutes of Health research grants at the University of South Florida and Moffitt Cancer Center.

Minor-league coach Al LeBoeuf recovering from cancer
Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel “Brewers Blog” – April 20
LeBoeuf credits specialists a the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Fla., for getting him headed in the right direction.

South Tampa YMCA Hosting Free Swim Clinic
South Tampa-Hyde Park Patch – April 20
In addition, the Tampa Bay chapter of Swim Across America, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising money for cancer research, prevention and treatment through swimming-related events, will hold its second-annual open-water fundraising swim benefiting Moffitt Cancer Center at 8:30 a.m. May 18 at Pier 60 on Clearwater Beach, 7 Causeway Blvd., Clearwater Beach.

The underfunding of pediatric cancer
ABC Action News – April 19
"What is needed is new combinations of medicines. Things that are brand new and that's the kind of thing The Sunshine Project allows us to bring to these patients", said Dr. Damon Reed of Moffitt Cancer Center.

Minorities Less Prone to Think They'll Get Cancer: Study
HealthDay News – April 19
The findings suggest that minority groups need to be given more culturally relevant information about cancer risk and prevention, said the researchers from the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Moffitt researcher drafts tobacco policy for cancer group
Tampa Bay Business Journal – April 19
Thomas Brandon, director of Moffitt Cancer Center’s tobacco research and intervention program, co-authored the American Association for Cancer Research’s tobacco policy.


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