July 8, 2016

July 08, 2016

Men, don't wait until there's a problem to see a doctor
Tampa Bay Times – July  8
Men don't get the same societal push, and are less likely to establish an ongoing relationship with a physician who would suggest and perhaps perform any appropriate screenings, says Dr. Julio Pow-Sang, chairman of genitourinary oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Thanks to her friends, Bradenton woman gets trip of a lifetime
Bradenton Herald – July 6
Her breast and thyroid cancer in remission, Virgilio is still in treatment for pancreatic cancer. She has become a chemotherapy warrior at Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center.

Multi-gene Testing Increases Complexity of Counseling Women at Risk of Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Cancer Therapy Advisor – July 6
Tuya Pal, MD, and colleagues at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, are addressing these questions with ICARE, a registry-based research study launched in June 2010, which includes individuals at high risk for developing hereditary cancer. 

Commissioner Morroni prepares to battle cancer again
Tampa Bay Newspapers – July 6
County Communications sent out a news release July 5 announcing that Morroni would be undergoing treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center for a rare blood disorder known as secondary myelodysplastic syndrome. 

Pinellas County Commissioner John Morroni diagnosed with bone marrow disorder
Tampa Bay Times – July 5
Morroni, 61, announced Tuesday that he is undergoing treatment at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center for a form of cancer called myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS. He will receive his transplant there.

Magnolia Ball 2016
Tampa Bay Metro Magazine – Summer 2016
Page 22: 2016 Magnolia Ball: Nearly 800 guests attended Moffitt Cancer Center’s 23rd Annual Magnolia Ball on April 9.

$3.8 Million TechHire Partnership Grant Awarded to University Partnership
The Global Dispatch – July 2
The Tampa Innovation Alliance is a multi-jurisdictional district anchored by globally-recognized institutions such as USF, Busch Gardens, Moffitt Cancer Center, Florida Hospital, and RD Management. 

Racial Disparity in Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk Management
Oncology Times – July 2016
“People only benefit from genetic testing for cancer risk if they act on the information the test reveals and receive appropriate follow-up care,” said lead study author Tuya Pal, MD, a Clinical Geneticist at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Inc. in Tampa, Fla


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