April 25, 2014

Save The Date: April 25
Bradenton Herald – April 25
Proceeds will benefit pediatric cancer research at Tampa H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg.

Highlights of Fla. Senate action Thursday
The Tampa Tribune – April 24
The plates would benefit Keiser University, Fallen Law Enforcement Officers and Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center.

Castor, Pallone fret about NIH cuts
Creative Loafing – April 23
There were 722 fewer grants offered in FY 2013 than in FY 2012, including cuts to USF and Moffitt Cancer Center.

Senate preliminarily OK’s more specialty license plates
The Tampa Tribune – April 23
The other plates are for “Fallen Law Enforcement Officers” and for Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center on the campus of the University of South Florida.

New specialty license plates hit Florida roads 
Orlando Sentinel – April 23
The others are for the Florida Sheriff's Association, the Moffitt Cancer Center and Keiser University.

Miles for Moffitt set for Saturday, May 10th
10 News (WTSP) – April 22
Susan Vadaparampil has always wanted to know why so many breast cancer patients at Moffitt Cancer Center were not receiving genetic counseling.

Long-Term Outcomes Support Sentinel-Node Biopsy for Staging Melanoma
OncLive – April 22
The study results support the benefits of sentinel- node biopsies, a procedure that was introduced in 1992, noted Vernon K. Sondak, MD, chair of the Department of Cutaneous Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, in a press release announcing the findings.

Let's Talk Startups In Florida's Emerging New Economy
83 Degrees – April 22
The event is underwritten by Pinellas County Economic Development, USFSP, Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute and PNC Bank. 

Treatment of MDS Refractory to Hypomethylating Agent
OncLive – April 21
Panelists: Rafael Bejar, MD, PhD, UCSD; Harry P. Erba, MD, PhD, UAB; Elias J. Jabbour, MD, MD Anderson; Rami S. Komrokji, MD, Moffitt; Mark J. Levis, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins; Ruben A. Mesa, MD, Mayo Clinic

Dr. Komrokji on Pacritinib for the Treatment of Myelofibrosis
OncLive – April 21
Rami S. Komrokji, MD, clinical director, Hematologic Malignancies, Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses an analysis of pacritinib for the treatment of myelofibrosis.

Laser plus MRI equals less invasive brain surgery option
Tampa Bay Times – April 20
Moffitt Cancer Center acquired Visualase earlier this month and expects to begin offering it soon to patients with small, inoperable brain tumors. 

What men don’t talk about might kill them
The Tampa Tribune – April 20
For many years, my family and I have supported cancer research, including the Advanced Prostate Cancer Collaboration at Moffitt Cancer Center.

People And Changes
The Ledger – April 19
Campbell serves as counsel to GrayRobinson Law Firm and is a member of the board of directors of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation.

Pinellas child porn convict found with more images stays in jail
Tampa Bay Times – April 18
U.S. District Judge Richard A. Lazzara granted him bail to ensure care at Moffitt Cancer Center for a type of multiple myeloma, an incurable blood cancer.

Bolts fans take on the challenge of growing a playoff beard
The Tampa Tribune – April 18
This year, fans can invite friends and family to pledge money as they grow their beards to support the Lightning Foundation and Moffitt Cancer Center’s prostate cancer research.

ONLINE FIRST: ASCO Releases First Guidelines on Survivorship Care
Oncology Times – April 18
The guideline was written using the method created by the ADAPTE Collaboration (an international group of researchers, guideline developers, and guideline implementers), and development of the guideline was led by an ASCO Expert Panel co-chaired by Julienne E. Bower, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences Health Psychology at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Paul Jacobsen, PhD, Associate Center Director of the Division of Population Science at Moffitt Cancer Center.

CURING VOICE PROBLEMS AND PLANNED GIVING?
Senior Voice America – April 18
Gastroenterologist Dr. Cynthia Harris, Moffitt Cancer Center, is with us tonight to talk about a revolutionary detection device for gastrointestinal cancers and pancreatic cancer.

GIKC to add LBC to their charity list
Boca Beacon – April 18
It had previously split its donations between Moffitt Cancer Center’s Families First program and a musical therapy program for seriously ill kids at All Children’s Hospital.

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