August 8, 2014

Moffitt Cancer Center Taking Action For Your Parents
ABC Action News “Positively Tampa Bay” – Aug. 7
Are we making headway in the fight against certain types of cancer, or are we falling short? The answer from Moffitt Cancer Center, when we come right back on “Positively Tampa Bay.”

General Assembly
C-SPAN – Aug. 6
For example, at home at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, University of South Florida, all of the research universities across the country, and they are not shy in talking to policymakers about the fear they have for the future.

Many Cancer Survivors Balk at Kicking the Smoking Habit
Medscape – Aug. 6
“We plan to tailor an email program that’s been successful in helping smokers to cancer survivors, and there is current testing of relapse-prevention materials for cancer survivors being conducted at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center,” Dr. Westmaas reported.

Moffitt advisory board adds a big name backer
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Aug. 5
Outback Steakhouse co-founder Chris Sullivan has joined the national Board of Advisors for Moffitt Cancer Center.

Recovering from the Recession
Bay News 9 – Aug. 5
Tampa is getting a reputation now as a regional medical research area. The hospitals are great, we have a medical school up at USF, we have the Moffitt Cancer Center, we have the Alzheimer’s Institute.

Ocalan hopes for experimental treatment – Aug. 5
Freeman has seen doctors at UF Health Shands, the MD Anderson Cancer Clinic in Orlando and the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Space Coast Cancer Center Announces Miguel Pelayo As Partner
Space Coast Daily – Aug. 5
Dr. Pelayo completed his fellowship training in Hematology and Oncology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida.

Thrifty cure for cancer
Highlands Today – Aug. 2
In 2004, she developed lung cancer, went through treatment for the disease at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and is now cancer-free.

Regional Roundup
Florida Trend – Aug. 1
Moffitt Cancer Center collaborated with the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center to form the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network, a database containing information from more than 100,000 patients who have agreed to donate tissue and clinical data for cancer research.


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