May 5, 2017

May 05, 2017

Book Talk: Oxford Exchange Book Fair presents more than 30 local authors
Tampa Bay Times –May 4
The Oxford Exchange presents physician and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee (The Gene: An Intimate History), in conversation with physican-author Chris Adrian (The New World) and Dr. Sarah Hoffe of Moffitt Cancer Center, at 7 p.m. May 10 at Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St., Tampa. 

Best companies for working moms
Monster – May 4
Click through the alphabetical list below to see if one of the companies would be a good fit for you—and your family.
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Dr. Strosberg on challenges in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors
OncLive – May 3
Jonathan R. Strosberg, MD, associate professor, Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses the challenges associated with treating neuroendocrine tumors (NETs).

Author Spotlight: Siddhartha Mukerjee
Tampa Bay Times – May 3
Joining him for the discussion is Chris Adrian — a physician and fiction writer named one of the New Yorker's 20 Best Writers Under 40 in 2010 — and Tampa's Sarah Hoffe, interim chairwoman of Moffitt Cancer Center's Gastrointestinal Oncology program

Wewahitchka Woman’s Club attends district, state conventions
May 3 – The Star
Another very special project was done in April. Wewahitchka club member Rhonda Alderman, in partnership with the Blountstown Woman’s Club, delivered a huge basket of “Pillows for Ports” to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. 

Women of Stitches in Service make baby clothes
Fox 13 – May 3
"We make robes for the elderly. We make hats for Moffitt Cancer Center. The head huggers for the cancer patients to keep warm," said Mayor.

Doctors: Rare breast cancer looks like a rash, delaying deadly diagnosis
WTSP – May 2
Doctors at Moffitt Cancer Center say the symptoms are different from breast cancer, when often a lump, tumor or mammogram can help diagnosis it.  That’s what makes IBC so dangerous, delaying diagnosis and by then it can be deadly.

How to deliver medical marijuana in Florida
WMFE – May 2
The college is starting a pharmaceutical nanotechnology program and partnering with the Moffitt Cancer Center to conduct some of the research.

Memorial Healthcare System signs partnership with Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa Bay Business Journal – May  1
Memorial Healthcare System signed an agreement with Moffitt Cancer Center, the state’s second-largest cancer center, to bring its services to the public Broward County hospitals.

Kids’ Sun Safety Means ‘Slip, Slap, Slop’
U.S. News & World Report – HealthDay – April 28
"Healthy sun-protection habits come in three forms -- sometimes referred to as slip, slap, slop," said Dr. Vernon Sondak. He is head of the skin cancer department at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

USF wants to be Medical Marijuana Research Hub
Health News Florida – April 28
The college is starting a pharmaceutical nanotechnology program and partnering with the Moffitt Cancer Center to conduct some of the research. 

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center using ActiGraph CentrePoint Data Hub in Quality-of-Life Study – April 28
Headed by Heather Jim, Ph.D, from Moffitt's Health Outcomes & Behavior Program, the pilot study involves a subset of participants from an ongoing study that includes physical activity and sleep assessments using ActiGraph activity monitors.

National 'take back day' for unused prescription drugs lets you safely empty your medicine cabinet
Tampa Bay Times – April 27
"We hear it all the time," said David Craig, Moffitt Cancer Center lead pharmacist for supportive care medicine and acute pain. "But once a medication has left the pharmacy and is in the hands of a patient or caregiver, it cannot be returned or used for another patient. We have no way of validating its purity or potency, so it must be discarded."


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