October 11, 2013

Students raise money for cancer research
FOX-13 – Oct. 10
All the money raised went to Moffitt Cancer Center.

Letter: KSC contractor worker with cancer fed up
Florida Today – Oct. 10
I am scheduled to receive my final treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center on Nov. 8, assuming I am still insured.

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center open first of its kind study on how to fix chemo brain
ABC Action News – Oct. 9
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center are hoping to prove an extract from blueberries can help cancer patients who suffer from chemo brain. 

Delivering for his district defined retiring Young's career
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 9
He also delivered $6 million to fund the National Functional Genomics Center at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Wesley Chapel woman fights breast cancer while pregnant
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 9
Doctors also intend to do a second mastectomy as well as a hysterectomy after more radiation and chemotherapy at Moffitt Cancer Center.

After travels, Pinellas Park child pornographer heads to jail
Tampa Bay Times – Oct. 9
U.S. District Judge Richard A. Lazzara pulled the plug Wednesday on Meister’s bail, denying a Miami defense attorney’s request to let the Moffitt Cancer Center patient remain free as he awaits a Dec. 19 sentencing and the results of an expected appeal.

Boca now central to cancer research
Boca Raton Magazine – Oct. 9
Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s Lynn Cancer Institute recently joined the Moffitt Oncology Network, a part of the Moffitt Cancer Center.

New Moffitt, Lynn tie-in will include breast cancer
Sun Sentinel – Oct. 9
The new relationship between the Eugene M. and Christine E. Lynn Cancer Institute at Boca Regional Hospital and the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa will cover all types of cancer, including breast cancer.

Government shutdown causes uncertainty across Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay Times – Oct. 7
At H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute and USF Health, the shutdown has added yet more uncertainty to future research projects.

AARP Plans Drop Cancer Center
Health News Florida – Oct. 7
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center says that treatment there will no longer be covered as in-network care by AARP Medicare plans as of Jan. 1.

Big Data, Faster Clinical Trials
InformationWeek – Oct. 7
Aggregated health data can enable researchers to determine which patients are good candidates for particular clinical trials or treatment protocols, said Mark Hulse, CIO at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Researcher Sees Hope for Incorporating IDO inhibitors Into Immunotherapy Protocols
OncLive – Oct. 7
Hatem Soliman, MD, is a medical oncologist specializing in breast cancer at the Center for Women’s Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida.

Mom writes about lessons learned from daughter's breast cancer
Bay News 9 – Oct. 6
The journey cancer brings begins at Moffitt Cancer Centers Screening and Prevention clinic in Tampa for hundreds of people every year.

Beating the monster one step at a time
Highlands Today – Oct. 6
Why should I make yet another trek to Moffitt Cancer Center?

Winter Haven Native Shows Leadership With Cancer Fund
The Ledger – Oct. 5
The Lewis family's fund also has provided support to Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, where the money is designated for Moffitt's program serving adolescents and young adults.

AARP Medicare plans end relationship with Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa Bay Times – Oct. 4
In 2014, AARP's MedicareComplete HMO will cease covering treatment at Tampa's H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.

Dr. Kudchadkar on BRAF and MEK Inhibitors in Melanoma
OncLive – Oct. 4
Ragini Kudchadkar, MD, assistant professor, medical oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses the benefits of combining BRAF and MEK inhibitors when treating melanoma.

Panera Goes Pink For Moffitt
10 News – Oct. 4
100 percent of the sales today from each pink ribbon bagel sold at Bay area Panera's will benefit Moffitt Cancer Center.

Tampa hip hat store helps chemo patients
WFLA, News Channel 8 – Oct. 1
Heinen worked as a volunteer at Moffitt Cancer Center in the wig department and realized many women had scalp sensitivity.

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