March 22, 2013

Henderson: Playing a round for late basketball standout Schintzius
The Tampa Tribune – March 22
A golf tournament in his honor is scheduled for April 14 at Buckhorn Springs, with proceeds to benefit the Moffitt Cancer Center in Dwayne's memory.

Go inside Super Colon March 23 at Moffitt
10 News – March 21
This weekend, you can go inside a super colon and learn more about how to lower your risk for the highly preventable disease at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Educational 'super colon' display planned Saturday at Moffitt
The Tampa Tribune – March 21
Visitors to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute on Saturday can take a stroll through a 30-foot long "super colon," an inflatable replica the facility is using to raise awareness of colorectal disease

After tragedy, Rafael Martin will run 50 miles in one day to fight disease
10 News – March 21
Rafael has made 6 previous 50-mile runs to raise funds for his students and for the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Innovative Media Integration Options Transform Healthcare Experience at Moffitt Cancer Center
Florida MD – March 21
At Moffitt Cancer Center, senior leaders have asked experts in house to pave the way to innovation with creative collaboration strategies.

Free skin cancer screening from Moffitt Cancer Center
WQCS, NPR for the Treasure Coast – March 21
As part of a partnership between the Tampa Bay Rays and Moffitt Cancer Center, called Spring Swing, coordinator Lizette Robles of Moffitt joins us now.

Survival improved by surgery and radiation for patients with metastatic gastric cancer
Oncology Nurse Advisor – March 21
“There were an estimated 21,000 new cases of gastric cancer in the United States in 2010 and 11,000 deaths from the disease,” said Ravi Shridhar, MD, PhD, of the Radiation Oncology Department at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

Golf tournament will honor late basketball star Dwayne Schintzius
The Tampa Tribune – March 18
The event will have a 1 p.m. shotgun start, and all proceeds will benefit the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation.

Beth Houghton named Ms. Sun by Suncoasters of St. Petersburg
Tampa Bay Times – March 18
In addition, Houghton has been a member and chairwoman of the board of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute and served on boards at Eckerd College, the University of South Florida Foundation and the Tampa Bay chapter of the American Red Cross.

The Master Chorale Of Tampa Bay To Perform With The Cleveland Orchestra In Miami
Osprey Observer – March 17
At the Friday and Saturday performances, the Master Chorale of Tampa Bay will perform an a capella prelude concert sponsored by Moffitt Cancer Center.

O'Brien's Owner Receives Citizen's Award for Efforts to Raise Funds for Deputy
Brandon Patch – March 17
Rice also leads a committee named O’Brien’s Fire-Breathing Rubber Ducks to help raise awareness for the Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute through its Miles for Moffitt campaign.

O'Brien's Irish Pub owner wins award for fundraising efforts
Tampa Bay Times – March 16
Rice also founded the committee "O'Brien's Fire Breathing Rubber Ducks" to raise awareness for Moffitt Cancer Center after his business partner was diagnosed with cancer last year.

18 acres of land off Fowler Avenue sold to developer
The Tampa Tribune – March 16
It had been held for at least 25 years by Tampa banker and philanthropist Ted Couch, who helped found H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, among other community causes.

Spring training: Twins' Sobolewski soaking up camp experience after brush with skin cancer
Naples Daily News – March 15
As part of its "Spring Swing" tour around the Grapefruit League circuit, Moffitt Cancer Center is offering free skin cancer screenings for fans before the Twins’ game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday, March 24.

Rays take a little off the top for charity
Tampa Bay Times “The Heater” blog – March 15
Donations can be made through pcfcutforacure.org, and T-shirts can be purchased (for $15.99, with proceeds to charity) at the Trop, Tampa team store, Charlotte Sports Park, plyus All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, and the Moffitt Cancer Center and Pediatric Cancer Foundation in Tampa.

Rays rail: Bald because they care
Tampa Bay Times – March 14
The same T-shirts the Rays are wearing for today's event will be sold for $15.99 — with proceeds going to charity — at the Trop, Charlotte Sports Park, Tampa team store, All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Moffitt Cancer Center and Pediatric Cancer Foundation in Tampa.

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