February 14, 2014

Cancer event chairwoman fighting cancer herself
WWSB, ABC 7 – Feb. 13
The Sarasota Women's Cancer Awareness luncheon was held Wednesday at Rectrix Aerodrome, benefiting Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Amor y negocios, para ellos la mezcla perfecta
CENTRO Tampa – Feb.13
Desde que obtuvieron seguros para realizar trabajos industriales han pintado puentes, el Glazer Children's Museum, el edificio Skypoint en el downtown y el Moffitt Cancer Center, con el cual tienen un contrato de tres años.

Business Briefs  
The Tampa Tribune – Feb. 12
Southwest Airlines will provide $2.8 million in free transportation to caregivers and patients seeking medical treatment in 2014, including those involved with four local organizations: Shriners Hospitals for Children, Patient AirLift Services, Tampa General Hospital and H. LeeMoffitt Cancer Center.

Get ready to run the Hooters Half Marathon
Florida Weekly – Feb. 12
This will be the seventh consecutive year that Hooters Restaurants and the Fort Myers Track Club have teamed up to organize the race in support of the fight against cancer. Proceeds from the race will benefit The Moffitt Cancer Center and Barbara’s Friends — the Golisano Children’s Hospital Cancer Fund.

Scientists link cancer to sugar
The Oracle – Feb. 12
Kimberly Chism, a dietitian at Moffitt Cancer Center, said excessive sugar consumption often leads to obesity that in turn promotes cancer.

Florida lawmakers to explore telemedicine
Tampa Bay Times – Feb. 9
The doctors at Moffitt Cancer Center use advanced communications technology to diagnose patients in Argentina, Colombia and Brazil.

Lakeland man gets stem cells from NYC firefighter
The Associated Press – Feb. 9
After a series of tests, medical appointments and a referral to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Ciempa was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome - a blood cancer that required a stem cell transplant for survival.

USF undergraduate research on the rise
The Tampa Tribune – Feb. 8
Schadrac said his research in public health at Moffitt Cancer Center on campus has brought him out of his shell.

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