October 18, 2013

Brandon woman inspires fundraiser for lung cancer research
Brandon News – Oct. 17
Bauer participated in clinical trials at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Pink shirts are not enough from institution level
The Oracle – Oct. 17
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death in women and one in every eight women will develop invasive breast cancer, according to research from the Moffitt Cancer Center. 

Three sisters start brain cancer charity
The Longboat Observer – Oct. 16
Howell arrived at the event directly after receiving treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, which she goes to five days a week.

Moffitt Cancer Center Hosted Florida Health Equity Research Institute Summit
Forward Florida – Oct. 16
In September, Moffitt Cancer Center hosted the first-ever Florida Health Equity Research Institute Summit.

Couple buys Carrollwood deli to make a difference
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 15
The Pierces are contributing some of their proceeds to the Moffitt Cancer Center to fight breast cancer.

Senior Voice America – Oct. 14
Breast Cancer: What you should know and what to do about it with Dr. Catherine Lee, Moffitt Cancer Center.

Eighth Annual Project Cure Walk Inspires Hope
Osprey Observer – Oct. 14
One hundred per cent of the profits will be donated to the Don and Erika Wallace Comprehensive Breast Program at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

Moffitt to team with Sarasota center
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Oct. 14
Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and the Center for Building Hope in Sarasota have announced a partnership to provide free professionally led cancer support programs for patients and caregivers at Moffitt facilities.

Health risks of e-cigarettes hazy
Tampa Bay Times – Oct. 13
Philbrook recently signed up for a Moffitt Cancer Center research looking at e-cigarette users, what attracts them to the devices and whether they help people quit tobacco.

Weekly Offerings
The Ledger – Oct. 12
Love offering will be taken to support research at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Saturday's letters: Washington lip service not fooling anyone
Tampa Bay Times – Oct. 11
Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, offers patients high-quality, cost-effective care across the state and beyond.

USF launches Florida Inventors Hall of Fame
Tampa Bay Times “Gradebook” blog – Oct. 11
It includes presidents and CEOs of the Florida High Tech Corridor Council, All Children’s Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Moffitt Cancer Center and the Scripps Research Institute, plus the commissioner of patents for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Community and calendar briefs for Oct. 12, 2013
Ocala Star Banner – Oct. 11
The Ocala Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association welcomes Joseph S. Hice Jr., APR, CPRC, MA, MBA, vice president, Public Relations & Marketing Moffitt Cancer Center Tampa, as speaker at a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Holiday Inn & Suites Conference Center, 3600 SW 38 Ave., Ocala.


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