October 4, 2013

Mollie’s Fund’s Fundraiser
The Garden City News (New York) – Oct. 4
Dr. Vernon K. Sondak, MD, Director of the Department of Cutaneous Oncology and Director of Surgical Education at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa spoke about the increased incidences of melanoma and new drug therapies.

3D mammography debuts at Missouri Baptist Medical Center
St. Louis Beacon – Oct. 4
Dr. Jennifer Drukteinis, a radiologist at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., also favors 3D mammography.

Fully covered mammogram screenings are part of Obamacare
Tampa Bay Times – Oct. 3
I called Lynne Hildreth, department administrator at the Center for Women's Oncology and Cancer Screening and Prevention at Moffitt Cancer Center, to find out what she's seeing regarding insurance and mammograms.

Why minorities must know about early breast cancer detection
Tampa Bay Times – Oct. 3
“That is what motivates me to do my job,” said Escobar, a community outreach worker at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Letter of the day: Seniors should review health plans
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 3
United Healthcare, for instance, has chosen to exclude the Moffitt Cancer Center and Moffitt physicians from its network of providers for Medicare Advantage members.

USF inventors jilted by shutdown stay focused on product plans
The Tampa Tribune – Oct. 3
Five professors and the head of the Moffitt Cancer Center were recently named charter fellows in the National Academy of Inventors.

'Get your annual mammogram'
Tallahassee Democrat – Oct. 3
Two months later, Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa found the cancer.

Only the Brave Die Young
DailyRx News – Oct. 2
“This is a very interesting study and is strengthened by the large number of clinical trial patients that were analyzed,” David Shibata, MD, chief of the section of Colorectal Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, told dailyRx News. 

Join the fight 
The Villages Daily Sun – Oct. 1
Dr. John Kiluk, surgical oncologist specializing in breast cancer at the Center for Women’s Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center,shares insight on breast cancer.

DOH awards grants for cancer research
West Orlando News – Sept. 30
Funding supports researchers at the state’s cancer centers, universities and research institutes. The following organizations received awards: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center – eight researchers

Hispanics who need bone marrow to survive have reduced options
Tampa Bay Times – Sept. 28
But patients beyond their first remission will likely relapse again within a year, said Dr. Jeffrey Lancet of the Moffitt Cancer Center, one of Melvin's doctors.

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