June 22, 2018

June 22, 2018

Cathy Grant leads Moffitt Diversity as a beacon for cultural competency

Tampa Bay Business Journal – June 22

Cathy Grant’s role at Moffitt Cancer Center is to provide strategic direction and leadership to a team of 23 responsible for clinical cultural competence and diversity and inclusion for the 6,000-strong Moffitt workforce. 

Moffitt Cancer Center leads at providing an inclusive culture for patients and employees

Tampa Bay Business Journal – June 22

It comes as no surprise that Moffitt Cancer Center is growing, becoming a leader in the realm of cancer research. But according to Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Mariana Bugallo-Muros, it is growing in team members because of the culture of diversity that Moffitt fosters.

Determined Dixon cleared to return to Kent State football team

Record Courier – June 21

Dixon was eventually hospitalized and scheduled to receive a bone marrow transplant from his father, Anthony Dixon, on April 13 of last year at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Moffitt receives $1 million donation from Richard Gonzmart

Tampa Bay Times – June 21

Runners gathered for the Gonzmart’s Father’s Day Walk and Jog where they raise money to help aid in Moffitt Cancer Center’s fight against prostate cancer. This year the event raised $110,000, but Moffitt had another surprise in store.

Young Tampa tech company will add 20 to its workforce

Tampa Bay Business Journal – June 21

“Newgentek is a great success story illustrating how a young company can grow quickly when it has access to highly skilled talent and a pro-business climate,” said Alan List, chairman of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp. and president and CEO of Moffitt Cancer Center.

Court records: Driver going 95 mph before crash that killed beloved Moffitt doctor

WFLA – June 20

The death of Dr. Charles Williams has left a huge void at Moffitt Cancer Center. "Every day, people are still experiencing disbelief over it," said Dr. Robert Keenan, the center's Chief Medical Officer. 

Flight to honor, woman of the year & more …

Osprey Observer – June 20

Some recent service projects have included donations to Family Promise, Moffitt Cancer Center and providing swimming lessons for a child at the YMCA.

Syracuse QB Culpepper resumes workouts after beating cancer

Sports Radio 1290 AM

Syracuse quarterback Rex Culpepper is completely cancer free and had his first full workout with the team on Friday. Culpepper, a redshirt sophomore, said he broke down in tears when doctors at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla. informed him that he had overcome his testicular cancer.

Moffitt accredited for stem cell transplant programs

Miami’s Community Newspapers – June 18

The program, a clinical partnership between Moffitt Cancer Center and Memorial Healthcare System enables blood cancer patients like Zervoudakis to receive the highest-quality care close to home.

Global Anesthesia Airway Management Device Market 2018 Strategy Resources, Manufacturers, Supply and Forecast to 2023

Healthcare Sector – June 20

the leading vendors in the market are: Baylor College of Medicine Company, Ceragenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Enox Biopharma Inc, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Intumed Ltd. Company, Lazarus Medical, LLC, Materialise NV, Nevap, Inc, PediaWorks Inc, Oculus InDecative Sciences Inc,

Syracuse QB Rex Culpepper talks about beating cancer

ESPN – June 15

The redshirt sophomore says he broke down and cried when he received the news a week ago at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. Also posted to the Tampa Bay Times, WSYR

Praised West Palm attorney fought for many, but is now fighting for his life

Palm Beach Post – June 19

Tendler was seated in an examination room at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, where he is one of 10 patients in an exclusive clinical trial for cancer patients whom other doctors have told to prepare to die.

The Jury is Out

Cure – June 19

Sharpe was initially treated by Weber in a clinical trial at Moffitt Cancer Center, in Tampa, Florida, that combined the CTLA-4 inhibitor Yervoy (ipilimumab) with tumorinfiltrating lymphocyte therapy. 

Syracuse football QB Rex Culpepper: beating cancer 'felt like beating Clemson'

Syracuse.com – June 15

The Syracuse football quarterback hugged his mother, Monica, from his bed at Moffitt Cancer Center, before watching his IV and pink line get removed for the final time. He walked down the hallway as the nurses who treated him stood and congratulated his family.

Syracuse QB Culpepper: Beating cancer like beating Clemson

247Sports.com – June 18

Following a June 2 “cancer free” announcement, Culpepper rang the ceremonial bell at the Moffitt Cancer Center.

11 Common Chemotherapy Side Effects, Plus How to Ease Them

SELF Magazine – June 18

Eating dry, salty foods like crackers and having small meals throughout the day can help as well, Janette Chirino, a nurse-practitioner at the Moffitt Cancer Center, tells SELF. The Mayo Clinic also recommends drinking small amounts of fluids throughout the day and avoiding unpleasant smells, too.

Best places to work in IT 2018

Computerworld – June 18

  1. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute

Computerworld names the 2018 best places to work in IT

Medical Health News – June 18

  1. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute. Also seen on WFMJ, WECT, KITV


Father's Day Walk raises $110K for Moffitt, Gonzmart family to donate additional $1M

WFLA – June 17

All of the proceeds from the event benefit the Moffitt Cancer Center. In the first four years, the event donated $350,000. Sunday's race brought in an additional $110,000.

Dr. Sallman on APR-246 Plus Azacitidine in TP53-Mutant MDS and AML

OncLive – June 17

David Sallman, MD, assistant member, Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses the combination of APR-246 and azacitidine as a treatment for patients with TP53-mutant myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

Syracuse QB Rex Culpepper cancer-free; ready to return

The Courier – June 17

The redshirt sophomore quarterback had his first full workout with Syracuse on Friday after overcoming testicular cancer. He said he broke down and cried when he was told he was cancer-free a week ago at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. Also posted to WN.com, MSN Sports, The Daily Star, The Republic, KPVI  and WWSB.com

9 cases in which ibuprofen does not work and can even be dangerous

Business Insider  Espana – June 17

Patients taking anticoagulants such as warfarin or antiplatelets such as Plavix may experience problems when combined with ibuprofen , as it can significantly increase the risk of bleeding complications, as David Craig of the Moffitt Cancer Center (Florida, United States) points out. Discuss with your doctor to assess other options. 



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