July 26, 2013

Expert: 4,000 new jobs in "pipeline' for Hillsborough
The Tampa Tribune – July 26
Homans said Hillsborough is well positioned to lead such a health care movement because of assets already here, including the University of South Florida medical school and research institutions such as the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation and the M2GEN biomarker research institute.

Moffitt, Center for Building Hope partner for support services
Tampa Bay Business Journal – July 25
Moffitt Cancer Center and the Center for Building Hope in Sarasota are partnering to provide free, professionally led cancer support programs for patients and caregivers at Moffitt facilities.

Tom Lewis Opens Up About Battling Colon Cancer
WJHG, News Channel 7 (Panama City Beach) – July 24
The next stop on tom's journey was Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Nonprofit develops affiliation with Moffitt
The Longboat Observer – July 24
But, to start, the organization will focus on a new affiliation with the renowned Moffitt Cancer Center, in Tampa.

Protein Linked to Cancer Growth May Lead to Cure
U.S. News & World Report – July 23
Researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida and the Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital in China studied a protein complex known as "NF-kB," which controls gene expression, or turning genes "on" and "off."

Single Men Show Higher Risk of Cancer-Linked Oral HPV
HealthDay News – July 23
To figure out how to prevent HPV-linked oropharyngeal cancer, "we need to improve our understanding of the risks associated with oral HPV infection and persistence," said researcher Christine Pierce Campbell, a postdoctoral fellow at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

Dr. Weber on Optimal Therapy Sequences in Melanoma
OncLive – July 23
Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD, the director of the Donald A. Adam Comprehensive Melanoma Research Center at the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, FL, discusses sequencing immunologic and targeted therapies in patients with advanced BRAF-mutated melanoma.

Back-to-school merchandise hits stores earlier
Tampa Bay Times – July 22
The OCRF is starting the program at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa as part of efforts to expand the program to 15 cities nationwide over the next three years.

Rain doesn't sink Guilbeau surfing supporters
Florida Today – July 20
Guilbeau wasn’t able to attend the fundraiser due to his third round of chemotherapy treatment in Tampa at the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Child porn defendant travels freely with Florida judge's approval
Tampa Bay Times – July 20
At a hearing this month, Meister reported that his Moffitt Cancer Center doctor gives him six months to live.

Revlimid Trial In Leukemia Halted – No Immediate Impact On Drug’s Approved Use In MDS Expected
The MDS Beacon – July 19
“I do not think this is relevant to MDS patients,” said Dr. Rami Komrokji from the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.


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