July 18, 2014

Shula Foundation gives $1.5 million for cancer research
Sun-Sentinel – July 18
The Don Shula Foundation is donating $1.5 million to start a breast cancer research fund for Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Tampa-based Moffitt among top cancer hospitals
Florida Courier – July 17
Moffitt Cancer Center is the No. 1 cancer hospital in the Southeast based on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for Cancer rankings released Tuesday.

Molecular Testing in Resectable Melanoma
OncLive – July 17
Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD,Director, Donald A. Adam Comprehensive Melanoma Research Center, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute

St. Louis genetic testing startup lands 2 new customers
St. Louis Business Journal – July 17
Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, and Fletcher Allen Health Care, which is affiliated with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, have signed customer contracts to join the network of partners using PierianDx’s genetic software.

El Moffitt Cancer Center fue señalado entre los mejores en su tipo
WVEA News – July 17
Moffitt, obtuvo un reconocimiento por ser el mejor hospital con procedimientos de los oidos, nariz, garganta, gastro- enterologia, ginecologia, urologia y cirugias gastro- intestinales.... por 16 a os el hospital ha logrado llevarse el galardon. 

News & Fiction: Journalism is murder
Creative Loafing – July 17
Brunais left the journalism world in 2001. She was public information officer at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute from 2002-2006, before moving to Virginia to do media relations, first at the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center at the University of West Virginia and then at Virginia Tech.

Lakeland Regional Medical Center Ranks 25th Among State's Top Hospitals
The Ledger – July 16
Rounding out the top 10 were Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami and a three-way tie for eighth among Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Baptist Hospital of Miami and Orlando Regional Medical Center.

U.S. News and World Report issues best hospital rankings (audio clip attached)
Newsradio 970 WFLA – July 16
Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center is rated the 6th best hospital in Florida.

Moffitt takes top honors for cancer care
WTSP, 10 News – July 15
Moffitt Cancer Center has been ranked among the top hospitals in the United States when it comes to cancer treatment.

Best Hospitals
FOX-13 – July 15
Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa ranked sixth in Florida and 16th nationally.

Best Hospitals in Florida
Bay News 9 – July 15
Moffitt Cancer Center came in at No. 6.

Don Shula
WPLG (Fort Lauderdale) – July 15
The Don Shula Foundation along with Shula's Restaurants giving $1.5 million to Moffitt Cancer Center to establish The Shula Fund for breast cancer research. 

Sarasota Memorial makes ‘best hospital’ list
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – July 15
Moffitt Cancer Center, the only other nationally ranked hospital in the Tampa Bay area, was ranked No. 6 in the state overall.

U.S. News again names Tampa General Hospital best local hospital, No. 2 in state
Tampa Bay Times – July 15
Other Tampa Bay hospitals in the top 20 statewide include Moffitt Cancer Center (No. 6); St. Joseph’s Hospital (No. 14) and St. Anthony’s Hospital (No. 19).

Tampa Bay hospitals recognized in national list
Tampa Bay Business Journal – July 15

Moffitt Cancer Center was ranked as the second best overall hospital in the Tampa Bay metro area and the sixth best in the state. Moffitt was ranked 16th nationally for cancer treatment, the highest-ranked hospital in Florida in the cancer specialty.

Don Shula Foundation gives Moffitt $1.5M to tackle breast cancer
Tampa Bay Business Journal – July 14

The Don Shula Foundation is donating $1.5 million to support cutting-edge breast cancer research projects at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Getting Down to Business with Keith Cate
WFLA, News Channel 8 – July 14
Moffitt Cancer Center will be picking up $1.5 million for its cutting-edge breast cancer research projects.

Martinis for Moffitt: The name says it all
WTSP 10 News – July 14
Organizers explain this is a lot of fun, but more importantly it's for a great cause. Proceeds go to the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Moffitt collaborates in world’s largest cancer database
The Oracle – July 14

Now, the Moffitt Cancer Center and Ohio State University aim to collaborate to streamline and share the research through the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN), a system that amasses clinical data from over 100,000 patients to develop a larger understanding of cancer. 

The Tampa Tribune – July 13
Jae K. Lee has joined Moffitt Cancer Center as chair of the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.

Looking ahead: 10 agents of change raising the bar in Tampa Bay’s economy
Tampa Bay Times – July 11
It’s hard not to get caught up in the cutting-edge medical science and personal passion of Sellers. The director and executive vice president of the Moffitt Cancer Center also serves on the executive committee of what could become the Big Data game changer in the war against cancer.

Moffitt receives $1.6 million grant
The Tampa Tribune – July 11
Moffitt Cancer Center is receiving a $1.6 million grant it will use for lung cancer screening.


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