June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018

Amy Scherzer’s Diary: Weekly Wrap-up of the Tampa Social Scene

Tampa Bay Times Online- June 14

Col. (Ret.) Jorge Rodriguez and Toni Gross presented the Gen. Paul D. Adams Award to Lt. Col. (Ret.) Houston Tucker whose 38-year resume reads like the script of a John Wayne war movie. Dr. Alan List, Moffitt Cancer Center CEO and civilian advisor to the Secretary of the Army, spoke of military sacrifices, commitments and heroism, including his father in his examples.

Tampa Bay Brewing Company expanding to meet increased demand

Tampa Bay Newswire- June 13

“Tampa Bay Brewing is a flagship brewer of Tampa’s vibrant craft beer scene, and we’re proud of homegrown companies like them,” said Alan F. List, MD, chairman of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation and president and CEO of Moffitt Cancer Center.

ITUS Corp (ITUS) Stock: A Disruptive Force In Cancer Diagnostics And Immunotherapy

CNA Finance- June 12

Shortly thereafter, ITUS entered a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with the Moffitt Cancer Center to develop the therapy

New FDA-approved therapy provides better quality of life for patients with midgut neuroendocrine tumors

Medical Health News-June 12

Dr. Jonathan Strosberg, head of Neuroendocrine Tumor Program at Moffitt "Treatment options have been limited for patients with neuroendocrine tumors and toxicities of treatment can often outweigh the benefit.

Volunteers Needed To Deliver Produce To 700 Home-Bound Residents

Patch- June 11

Among the businesses that have volunteered to help load cars and make deliveries on Saturday are Melting Pot (a Front Burner Brand), Bank of America, HDR Engineering Inc., Kforce Inc., Mezrah Consulting, and Moffitt Cancer Center.

Clinical Challenges: Aggressive Lymphomas in Elderly Patients

MedPage Today- June 11

Conventional wisdom is that standard chemotherapy is too risky in the elderly, especially those 80 or older, and that they should instead receive attenuated, less-aggressive treatments. But that is not necessarily true, Julio Chavez, MD, of Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., told MedPage Today.

Metastasectomy Improves Survival In Selected Patients With Melanoma

Clinical Oncology News- June11

“Overall, melanoma surgeons aren’t doing less surgery. We’re operating on more patients who really need it, which means potentially better outcomes for all of our patients,” said Vernon K. Sondak, MD, the chair of the Department of Cutaneous Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, in Tampa, Fla.

Responses to CAR T-cell therapy deepen over time for lymphoma


“Over half of the patients who progress will have progressed before 3 months after treatment,” Frederick Lundry Locke, MD, program co-leader of immunology at Moffitt Cancer Center, told HemOnc Today.

What to get Dad? Try a Father’s Day gift that will do him good

Tampa Bay Times Online- June 8

Sign up for the Richard’s Father’s Day Family Walk/Jog and you’ll have a gift with double-duty beauty: It’s a fun event that will get the family moving. All race revenue goes to prostate cancer research at Moffitt Cancer Center.


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