February 15, 2013

Heart Gallery, Opera Tampa, Amadeus Society, State Fair Governor's Luncheon
Tampa Bay Times – Feb. 14
March 8:Seventh annual Andrea's Sip for Life benefits Moffitt Cancer Center; 7 p.m.; Tampa Bay History Center; $100; Columbia

U.S. Patent commissioner to address Tampa inventors
Gulf Coast Business Review – Feb. 14
Representatives from the California Institute of Technology, Georgetown University, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Draper Laboratory, and many other institutions have signed up for the conference, according to the NAI website.

Moffitt Cancer Center to Add $74.2M Facility in Phase I Expansion
Commercial Property Executive – Feb. 13
In a move that expands its footprint in the Tampa Bay area, Moffitt Cancer Center recently broke ground on a 200,000-square-foot outpatient facility on its McKinley campus.

Construction Begins on H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Outpatient Facility With ASC
Becker’s ASC Review – Feb. 13
A new construction project for the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, an eight-story outpatient facility, recently began, according to a Tampa Bay Times report.

Trigaux: Pitch our 'A Team' to venture capitalists
Tampa Bay Times – Feb. 12
He was Monday's keynote speaker at Moffitt Cancer Center's annual "business of biotech" conference in Tampa.

Moffitt hosting Business of Biotech
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Feb. 11
Moffitt Cancer Center is hosting its seventh annual Business of Biotech today.

Variation in breast density is more reliable, accurate for assessing breast cancer risk
Oncology Nurse Advisor – Feb. 11
Lead study author J. Heine, PhD, of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, stated that they found the variation measure was “viable, automated mammographic density measure that is consistent across film and digital imaging platforms” and “may be useful in the clinical setting for risk assessment.”

Grand Rounds February
Orlando Medical News – Feb. 11
Moffitt Cancer Center will present conferences in 2013 for a variety of healthcare professionals.

New restrictions on hydrocodone stir debate among patients, doctors and policymakers
Tampa Bay Times – Feb. 9
A pain specialist on staff at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Torres typically prescribes medication like Vicodin or Lortab, which both deliver the powerful drug hydrocodone.

Running: Upcoming races in Southwest Florida
Naples Daily News – Feb. 9
March 3: Hooters Half Marathon, 4411 Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers. Start: 7 a.m. Proceeds benefit the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Survival in Stage IV Gastric Cancer Better With Surgery and Radiation
Reuters Health – Feb. 8
Researchers at the Moffitt Cancer center in Tampa found that both median survival in months and two-year survival rates were significantly improved.

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