August 16, 2013

A brilliant legal mind': Community remembers Judge Mathews
Press & Sun-Bulletin – Aug. 15
Services for Judge Patrick H. Mathews will be held Saturday at the Farley Funeral Home, Venice, Fla. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Wounded Warriors, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and the Moffitt Cancer Center.

100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know
Becker’s Hospital Review – Aug. 14
Moffitt Cancer Center partnered with Florida Blue for a cancer-specific ACO that launched in 2013.

Physicians, pharmacists spar over Walgreens script-verification policy
Fierce Practice Management – Aug. 13
But not all physicians are against pharmacists' assistance in promoting safe patient care, David Craig, a clinical pharmacy specialist at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, in Tampa, Fla., told Pharmacy Practice News.

Pink Plumber does a dirty job to help fight cancer
ABC Action News – Aug. 13
“We’re happy to say we donate five percent of our net profits to the Moffitt Research Cancer Center” said Gillon.

Medical People (August 13)
The Ledger – Aug. 12
She completed her fellowship in oncologic surgical pathology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and her dermatopathology fellowship at the University of Texas Medical Branch.

Protein complex linked to cancer growth may also help fight tumors
Oncology Nurse Advisor – Aug. 12
Lead author Amer Beg, PhD, of Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, led a team that analyzed the role of NF-KB in lung cancer cells that were used to develop the NF-KB gene signature.

Moffitt mole patrol hits Clearwater Beach
FOX-13 – Aug. 10
Moffitt Cancer Center's "Mole Patrol" stopped by Clearwater Beach.

Halifax Health starts art therapy program
The Daytona Beach News-Journal – Aug. 10
Halifax Health modeled its program after art therapy initiatives at Moffitt, MD Anderson and Shands cancer centers.

Moffitt 'mole patrol' at Pier 60 on Saturday
10 News – Aug. 9
The Moffitt Cancer Center's Mole Patrol will be on hand from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Cancer doctors struggle over when to use c-word
Tampa Bay Times – Aug. 9
Dr. Lodovico Balducci, a geriatric oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center, pointed out that screening has shrunk deaths from cervical and colon cancers.

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