February 7, 2014

CVS to discontinue sale of tobacco products
The Oncology Report – Feb. 5
Dr. W. Michael Alberts, chief medical officer at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, also voiced approval.

Agenda de Miami
El Nuevo Herald – Feb. 5
Latin House Grill invita a un evento especial, con el comediante Willy Quetglas, para recaudar fondos para un trasplante a Danilo Argote, su amigo desde la infancia, en Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa.

Budget boost could push UF Cancer Center to national prominence
The Daytona Beach News-Journal – Feb. 3
Florida currently has only one NCI-designated cancer center — the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa — but both the UF Cancer Center and the University of Miami’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center are vying for NCI recognition by 2019.

2014 Tiara Ball will raise money for cancer research
Ocala Star Banner – Feb. 3
Net proceeds will go toward cancer research and education at the University of Florida Health Cancer Center, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, and the College of Central Florida.

Inaugura centro de cáncer para mujeres
El Nuevo Dia – Feb. 3
La doctora relató que la idea para abrir el centro surgió mientras estudiaba una especialidad en transplante de médula ósea en el Moffitt Cancer Center en Tampa, Florida.

NYC Firefighter Comes to the Aid of Lakeland Man
The Ledger – Feb. 2
After a series of tests, medical appointments and a referral to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Ciempa was diagnosed …

Lakeland man travels to New York to thank firefighter for life
Bay News 9 – Feb. 1
He said his doctors at Moffitt Cancer Center wanted to try a different type of treatment.

Moffitt leads the way for FDA approval of revolutionary melanoma treatment
ABC Action News – Jan. 31
“It was in his bones, it was in his hips, it was in his lungs," said Dr. Jeffrey Weber, director of melanoma research at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Why is there a ‘stealth cloak’ over Tampa Bay’s life sciences industry? (Video)
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Jan. 31
One Question, One Minute with Dr. Alan List, president and CEO, Moffitt Cancer Center, on the Business of Biotech, Moffitt's annual conference, scheduled this year for Feb. 24, 2014.

Lung Cancer Survival Improving Over Last 20 Years
About.com – Jan. 31
But that appears to be changing, at least at Moffitt Cancer Center where this study was completed.

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