April 30, 2013

Study raises hopes for ovarian cancer screening test
Tampa Bay Times – Aug. 28
“In early-stage disease, 50 to 60 percent of women have an abnormal CA125,” said Dr. Robert Wenham, director of clinical research for gynecologic oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Moffitt Needs Healthy Volunteers for 'Chemo Brain' Study
Health News Florida – Aug. 28
“Most people are familiar with hair loss, fatigue, nausea,” said Dr. Paul Jacobsen, Associate Center Director for the Division of Population Science at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Chemo Brain Study
University Beat – Aug. 28
Moffitt Cancer Center is looking for volunteers for a study on “chemo brain”— subtle but long-term changes in a cancer patient’s thinking and memory that may be a result of their treatment.

Sick spouse compels Capin to phone in for sessions
The Tampa Tribune – Aug. 28
Her staff at Old City Hall said she and her husband were at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center all day.

Known Tumor Suppressor Fuels Aggressive Leukemia
U.S. News & World Report – Aug. 27
A recent study from the Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida suggested, for example, that a protein complex that was known to promote cancer growth can also fight off cancerous cells when it is regulated differently.

Injection Could Offer New Hope for Melanoma Treatment
Yahoo! News – Aug. 27
Researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa have been studying the effect of an injectable solution known as PV-10.

Morning Star School art teacher unveils mosaic
The Tampa Tribune – Aug. 27
She is the Silk Artist in Residence at the Moffitt Cancer Center, where staff members and patients learn about her silk painting process, which she calls the “fabric of life.”

At Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, sequestration cuts hit hard
Creative Loafing – Aug. 26
During a tour of some of the facilities at Tampa's acclaimed Moffitt Cancer Center on Monday, Congressman Dennis Ross got an earful from some researchers about how sequestration is stifling their efforts at improving outcomes for patients.

Ross to Face Election Challenge
The Ledger – Aug. 26
Could that be the reason Ross has been in Hillsborough County with four town hall meetings since the congressional recess began and has planned a tour today of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa?

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers looking to find out why e-cigarettes are becoming so popular
ABC Action News – Aug. 26
Researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center want to know why smokers are switching from traditional cigarettes to e-cigarettes.

Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Bay News 9 – Aug. 23
Joining me now is Dr. Thomas Dilling, he’s a radiation oncologist out of Moffitt Cancer Center.

Woman with cancer makes online plea for trial drug
Bay News 9 – Aug. 23
“I was surprised at how much better she did get given how sickly she was when she started the treatment,” said Dr. Susan Minton, a Breast Cancer Oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Arrivals and Departures for Aug. 23, 2013
The Florida Current – Aug. 23
She has also worked for the Office of Policy and Budget as well as the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

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