March 29, 2013

DINNER with FRIENDS
Stuart Magazine – April 2013
The proceeds from the cookbook, which includes recipes from Shay Griese and many of the couple’s friends, celebrities and athletes, support the research and good work done at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, founded by the co-host, who was also the former speaker of the state’s House of Representatives.

A push for HPV vaccinations
Tampa Bay Times – March 28
Another recent study coauthored by scientists at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa found significant variations in how doctors approach the vaccine, too.

Abuse-Deterrent Opioids: An Interview with David Craig, PharmD, BCPS
Pain Medicine News – March 28
Pain Medicine News editor, Donald Pizzi talks with David Craig, PharmD, BCPS, a clinical pharmacist specialist and director of the Pain and Palliative Care Specialty Residency at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida about the FDA’s draft guidance for manufacturers developing abuse-deterrent opioids.

O’Brien’s pub honored for aiding deputy’s cancer fight
The Tampa Tribune – March 28
The public is invited to help meet Rice’s projected goal of raising $20,000 for Miles for Moffitt and Moffitt Cancer Center.

Sun City knitter’s baby sweaters fund cancer research
The Tampa Tribune – March 28
Toward that end, Shustek has agreed to give her current collection of 20 baby sweaters – sizes newborn to 3T – to anyone donating a minimum of $2,000 to Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Symposium Addresses Relationship of Illness & Art
WUSF News – March 28
The healing power of art is on display at the Moffitt Cancer Center through September, and it's also the topic of a symposium there tonight.

Winter Haven Teacher Running 50 Miles to Raise Funds
News Chief – March 28
He's also run to benefit autism, breast cancer, Moffitt Cancer Center and, most recently, the victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.

Soy tied to better lung cancer survival among women
Reuters Health – March 26
For example, Schabath, from the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, told Reuters Health women who eat a lot of soy may be in better health to begin with, and would be expected to live longer than women in poorer health.

Beach Park wine tastings raise funds for Hillsborough charities
The Tampa Tribune – March 26
The 10 years of events have resulted in more than $89,000 in donations to various groups including Head Start Foundation, Red Cross, Voices for Children, Moffitt Cancer Center and funds for slain Tampa police officers.

LETTER OF THE DAY: Eradicating neighborhood invaders
TBO.com – March 26
The citizens in these neighborhoods wish to improve upon the assets that exist within District Seven, such as Busch Gardens and Adventure Island theme parks, the University of South Florida, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, the Museum of Science & Industry and those in Hillsborough County, where Internet gaming machines have already been banned.

Gibbs Cancer Center names deputy director
GSA Business – March 25
Pledger currently serves as associate center director for basic science at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla. While there, he headed Moffitt’s federally funded National Functional Genomics Center.

Federal spending cuts may squeeze Florida biotech research
The Palm Beach Post – March 24
The University of Florida, the University of Miami, the University of South Florida, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Florida State University pulled in more than three-quarters of the NIH money that came to Florida last year.

Fix loophole in cancer coverage
The Tampa Tribune – March 24
As physician Alan List, president and CEO of Moffitt Cancer Center, recently explained in a Tampa Tribune Op-Ed article, the "disparity exists because coverage for an IV-administered medication is usually provided under a plan's medical benefit, whereas orally administered medications are typically covered by a plan's pharmacy benefit. This distinction is hugely significant, as pharmacy benefits often require patients to cover a much higher share of the cost."

Dade City teen tops at competition
The Pasco Tribune – March 24
"I'm working with the VFW Post 4283, raising money for Moffitt Cancer Center and for American Childhood Cancer Organization, and I'm on the VFW post team for the Relay for Life in Dade City."

NCCN Issues New Treatment Guidelines for Penile Cancer
Medscape – March 22
"The first thing people ask me is why develop guidelines for such a rare cancer," said Philippe  E. Spiess, MD, genitourinary oncologist at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

SEX: WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE ED?
Senior Voice America – March 22
Dr. David Shibata head of Colorectal Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center will help us to understand the danger of Colorectal Cancer and the things you can do to reduce your risk of developing the cancer.

Educational 'super colon' display planned Saturday at Moffitt
The Tampa Tribune – March 21
Visitors to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute this 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.

Priority Health with Dr. Randy Shuck
Bay News 9 – March 17
Dr. Vernon Sondak is a surgical oncologist with Moffitt Cancer Center.

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