November 15, 2013

E-cigarettes light up interest
10 News – Nov. 14
And that's why Moffitt tobacco and smoking researcher Thomas Brandon is cautiously optimistic.

New Adjuvant Regimens and Molecular Targets Emerge as Prime Research Focus
OncLive – Nov. 14
Both subjects were tackled during the Update for Clinicians on Diagnosis and Treatment of Melanoma and Other Cutaneous Malignancies, a one-day conference that Physicians’ Education Resource (PER) hosted at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, on September 28.

Fundraiser to help North Port mother suffering from cancer
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Nov. 13
On Sunday, the family will have a fundraiser at Dallas White Park in North Port to assist with medical expenses for Harris, who is frequently at Venice Regional Medical Center and Moffitt Cancer Center for treatments.

Newsradio 970, WFLA – Nov. 12
We bring on Dr. Johnathan Lancaster from the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Beth Shalom in Brandon offers Jewish health seminar
Brandon News – Nov. 12
Meghan Sherman Caldwell of Tampa, a certified genetic counselor at Moffitt Cancer Center, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, about genetic predispositions to certain cancers, particularly breast, ovarian and colon cancers.

Insurers squeeze Medicare
Tampa Bay Times – Nov. 12
At Moffitt Cancer Center, we know our specialized, multidisciplinary care makes the difference in our patients' lives, and we want to continue to be available to them.

Letter: Medicare Advantage plans dropping doctors
Florida Today – Nov. 11
Plan holders have been informed that their family doctor, specialist and/or medical facility, including those such as the Moffitt Cancer Center, have been removed from UnitedHealthcare’s network, and policyholders were informed they will need to find a new doctor or facility by Jan. 1.

'Cure on Wheels' riders fill up Tampa Bay roadways
WFLA, News Channel 8 – Nov. 10
Among the courses was a seven-mile fun ride on park grounds, a 25-mile ‘Tour de Moffitt,’ a 62-mile ‘Metric Century’ ride and a 100-mile trek through the hills of Pasco County.

[ LETTER ] Seniors Need to Review Policies and Medicare Advantage Plans
The Ledger – Nov. 9
For example, UnitedHealthcare's Medicare Advantage plans — managed-care plans branded as AARP MedicareComplete — will no longer include Moffitt Cancer Center in network, beginning Jan. 1.


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