September 13, 2013

Despite cancer, Busch Gardens performer keeps dancing
The Tampa Tribune – Sept. 12
Deacons Blues has played benefit concerts to support organizations such as Moffitt Cancer Center, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and many others.

'Champion of Change' Is Pacesetter for Prevention
Health News Florida – Sept. 11
Earlier this week, an outreach worker from Moffitt Cancer Center was invited to speak at the White House.

Land O'Lakes runner Steven Barnabei back in stride after cancer
Tampa Bay Times “Home Team” blog – Sept. 11
When his mother went back to work to pay his medical bills, teammates shuttled him from school to Moffitt Cancer Center.

Moffitt’s Myriam Escobar honored at White House
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Sept. 10
Moffitt Cancer Center employee Myriam Escobar is at the White House today for a ceremony honoring her and seven others as “Champions of Change” for their work in public health.

White House honors ‘Champions of Change’ in public health
Washington Post – Sept. 10
Myriam Escobar, a community outreach worker at Moffitt Cancer Center.

New Renal Scoring System Predicts NSS Outcomes
Renal and Urology News – Sept. 10
Lead investigator Philippe E. Spiess, MD, and his collaborators from the Department of Genitourinary Oncology at the Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Fla., created the NePhRO system.

Moffitt Outreach Worker to Get Presidential Honor
WUSF News – Sept. 9
A community outreach worker from Moffitt Cancer Center will be honored Tuesday by President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. for improving public health in Tampa Bay's Hispanic community. 

Publix pharmacy opens at Lakeland Regional Medical Center
Bay News 9 – Sept. 9
This is Publix's second medical center pharmacy. The other is at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

For many dying elderly in bay area, aggressive cancer treatment despite their wish
Tampa Bay Times – Sept. 8
At Tampa's H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, 57 percent of senior terminal cancer patients were admitted to the hospital during the last month of life in 2010.

New Publix Pharmacy to Open at LRMC Monday
The Ledger – Sept. 7
This will be Publix's second venture into a medical facility. Its first is at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.


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