February 28, 2014

Watson Clinic Strengthens Ties With Moffitt Cancer Center
The Ledger – Feb. 27
Watson Clinic has become a member of Moffitt Oncology Network, expanding its more-than-10-year affiliation with Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

BUSINESS BRIEFS
Greater Media Newspapers (Manalapan, NJ) – Feb. 27
Asch was previously the administrative director of radiation oncology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Fla.

Reflexology gaining acceptance in the United States
The Observer News – Feb. 26
The American Cancer Society has approved reflexology as a help with breast cancer pain and is using it in its “integrated” program at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

What’s Happening in Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment and Survival?
About.com – Feb. 26
I recently wrote about a study that showed improving survival rates for people with non-small cell lung cancer - at least those at Moffitt Cancer Center where the study was conducted.

Life science startups, pucker up (Video)
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Feb. 25
One Question, One Minute with G. Steven Burrill, CEO, Burrill & Co., discussing life science funding in Florida and in Tampa Bay at Moffitt Cancer Center's Business of Biotech.

Moffitt adds Watson Clinic to oncology network
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Feb. 25
Watson Clinic LLP has joined the Moffitt Oncology Network, becoming the only network member in Polk County.

Patients seeking guidance through a medical maze turn to nurse navigators
Tampa Bay Times – Feb. 23
Some hospitals, like Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, don't have staffers officially called “patient navigators” but do have employees who perform similar functions as part of a patient support program.

Bradenton woman helps blues festival land headliner
The Bradenton Herald – Feb. 23
Virgilio’s making regular treks to Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa for treatments.

Weber Explores Advances in Metastatic Melanoma
OncLive – Feb. 21
In an interview with OncLive, Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD, from the Moffitt Cancer Center, University of South Florida, Tampa, explored the utilization of molecular and immune-targeted therapies as treatments for patients with advanced melanoma.

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