January 31, 2014

Attacking melanoma with a microscopic army
FOX-13 – Jan. 29
“That’s a great analogy,” offered Dr. Amod Sarnaik, a surgical oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Boost in cancer budget could propel UF Cancer Center to national prominence
The Gainesville Sun – Jan. 29
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.

Scott Wants More Cancer Centers
Health News Florida – Jan. 29
Scott, who is running for a second term as governor, made Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center the final stop of his “It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget” tour on Tuesday.

Scott budgets $80 million for cancer research
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Jan. 29
Gov. Rick Scott made a stop at Moffitt Cancer Center Tuesday to announce he is focusing $80 million in his budget for cancer research to help Florida cancer centers meet the requirements to become National Cancer Institute designated facilities.

SpaceCoastDaily.com – Jan. 29
“We’ll add $80 million to cancer research for the goal of making Florida a national leader in cancer research,” Scott announced during an appearance at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa on Tuesday.

Gov. Rick Scott's budget proposal Wednesday is also a re-election blueprint
Tampa Bay Times – Jan. 28
Scott visited the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa to highlight an $80 million budget request for cancer research.

Scott announces cancer research funding initiative
The Tampa Tribune – Jan. 28
Gov. Rick Scott again chose Tampa to announce popular budget news Tuesday, holding an event at Moffitt Cancer Center to say he’s including $80 million in state anti-cancer funding, a $30 million increase, in his budget proposal for the coming year.

Scott announces cancer research funding initiative
10 News – Jan. 28
Gov. Rick Scott was in Tampa Tuesday at the Moffitt Cancer Center to announce millions of state dollars will go towards cancer research.

Promising new treatment for lung cancer
FOX-13 – Jan. 27
Short on options, Neil found a clinical trial at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

HPV Vaccination Rates Might Rise If More Docs Recommended It
HealthDay News – Jan. 27
One reason for these low numbers is that too few doctors are recommending the vaccine to their patients, according to researchers from the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

Biotech leaders: Collaborations key to industry growth
Tampa Bay Business Journal – Jan. 27
In communities where biotech is a growth business, such as San Francisco, Boston and the Research Triangle in North Carolina, there are strong clusters of biotech firms, said Dr. Alan List, president and CEO of Moffitt Cancer Center, during a Tampa Bay Business Journal roundtable discussion on the state of biotech.

TKI Treatment Choices in mRCC Often Hinge on Dosing, Toxicities
OncLive – Jan. 27
Shilpa Gupta, MD, specializes in the treatment of genitourinary malignancies at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida, where she also is engaged in research into novel targeted therapies.

A golden retriever's healing legacy for cancer patients
Tampa Bay Times – Jan. 25
But when it came to her work with patients at Moffitt Cancer Center, she was all business.

A conversation with Hooters co-founder Ed Droste
Florida Trend – Jan. 24
Sen. Connie Mack pulled me intothe Moffitt Cancer Center.


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