June 28, 2013

Avoid The Tan, Man!
dailyRx News – June 26
“Melanoma in adolescents and young adults is a major and growing concern,” Vernon K. Sondak, MD, chair of the Department of Cutaneous Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL, told dailyRx News.

New VGTI boss eager to take over daily operations July 1
TCPalm – June 25
He spent a decade on the Gulf Coast, helping establish Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center in 1995 and serving as a researcher and professor at the University of South Florida College of Medicine.

Boca Raton Regional Hospital partners with Moffitt Cancer Center
South Florida Business Journal – Jan. 24
Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s Lynn Cancer Institute has joined the oncology network of Moffitt Cancer Center.

Boca’s Lynn Cancer Institute Joins Moffitt Network
BocaNewsNow.com – Jan. 24
Moffitt is one of the leading names when it comes to medical organizations on the forefront of the fight against cancer, and now Boca’s Lynn Cancer Institute is part of the Moffitt Network.

Clinical trial participation: Why mom with diabetic daughter enrolled in USF study
Tampa Bay Times – June 23
If you want to join a trial, stick with reputable research centers and physicians, said Dr. Dan Sullivan, associate center director for clinical investigations at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Funds raised for top mom
News-Press – June 23
Bendola was stricken with ovarian cancer in 2010, endured several surgeries and eventually had a complete abdominal hysterectomy at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Dr. Weber Explores Nivolumab in Advanced Melanoma
OncLive – June 21
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, describes a single institution phase I/II trial exploring the anti-PD-1 antibody nivolumab in combination with a peptide vaccine for patients with unresectable melanoma.

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