November 17, 2017

November 17, 2017

Treating AML in patients over 70

eCancer – Nov. 15
Dr Extermann talks to ecancer at SIOG 2017 in Warsaw about the treatment of AML in patients over 70. 

Celyad Announces Third Quarter 2017 Business Update

Arizona Republic – Nov. 17
One AML patient achieved a MLFS administered at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida. A second AML patient treated also reached a Complete Response (CR) and more precisely a Complete Response with incomplete hematologic recovery. 

University of Tampa’s executive MBA program gives students real-world experience

Tampa Bay Business Journal – Nov. 15
Students also work on live case studies, tackling business challenges faced by local organizations. Past partnerships have included the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute and the Glazer Children’s Museum.

Navigating the Benefits, Challenges of Healthcare Hybrid Cloud

HIT Infrastructure – Nov. 14
Moffitt Cancer Center CTO Tom Hull told that the only true advantage of the public cloud is convenience. “There are challenges with the public cloud. One is that it's an operational expenditure,” said Hull. “If I'm going to use a public cloud like AWS or Azure software and get those on an expense basis, I must predict what that's going to be every month.”

Moffitt Cancer Center Names Karen Wartenberg Vice President of Moffitt Medical Group

Press Release Point – Nov. 14
Moffitt Cancer Center is proud to announce Karen Wartenberg as the new Vice President of the Moffitt Medical Group, Florida’s largest multidisciplinary medical group practice dedicated to cancer care.

Hooters Half Marathon ending leaves a running void in Lee County

Fort Myers News Press – Nov. 13
The event raised more than $300,000 to benefit the The Golisano Children's Hospital, The Moffitt Cancer Center, and GiGi's Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Centers.

Moffitt honors Pearl Harbor, 2-time cancer survivor

WTSP – Nov. 13
Friday morning, the day before Veteran’s Day, George was honored for his service to the United States by Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. A crowd of over 100 gathered to hear speeches, patriotic songs and witness an award presentation to Kondas.

Pearl Harbor and 2-time cancer survivor has incredible memories to share

WFTS – Nov. 10
George Kondas had a front row seat at a flag-raising ceremony at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa at a gathering meant to honor him. 

Pearl Harbor, cancer survivor honored by Moffitt Cancer Center

Bay News 9 – Nov. 10
He survived one of the deadliest attacks in U.S. History and beat cancer, twice. On Friday, World War II veteran George Kondas was honored for his service and sacrifice at Moffitt Cancer Center. Also posted to MyNews 13.

PolitiFact Florida: Adam Putnam right. We need more nurses in Florida

Tampa Bay Times – Nov. 13
Gail Porter, right, explains to her nurse, Isabel Canizares, RN, OCN, symptoms she has been experiencing during a clinical trial treatment at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa in August.

Indiana man passes the ‘stone crab’ test at Cortez festival

Bradenton Herald – Nov. 12
Roby had met Meghan Alexander when they were both employees at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. He now works at Blake Medical Center while she is a State College of Florida student.

6 Symptoms of Breast Cancer That Aren’t a Lump

SELF Magazine – Nov. 11
If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, it’s normal to have some nipple discharge. But if you’re not and you have bloody or clear discharge from your nipples, even when you're not squeezing them, it’s important to get it checked out, John Kiluk, M.D., F.A.C.S., a breast cancer surgeon at Moffitt Cancer Center, tells SELF. 

Boy Scout finds out he has cancer after achieving rare feat

New York Post – Nov. 11
Scouts, Cain said, helped him make and keep friends. Those friends are now rallying around him to make sure he gets the best medical care possible. Moffitt Cancer Center is overseeing his treatment.



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