November 9, 2019

November 09, 2018

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Fuels the Next Generation of Cancer Research Committing More Than $188 Million in Funding

PR Newswire – Nov. 8

This latest infusion of funding by LLS, the world's largest nonprofit devoted to curing blood cancers, brings the organization's current commitment to more than $188 million in multi-year grants, supporting more than 240 top scientific investigators at the world's most prestigious cancer institutions, including Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, City of Hope and Stanford University, as well as institutions in Australia, Europe and Canada.


OncLive® Presents the Latest State of the Science Summit™ on Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer

BusinessWire – Nov. 8

Speakers for the program include the following experts: Martin Dietrich, M.D., Ph.D., board-certified medical oncologist, Florida Hospital Cancer Institute; Lowell L. Hart, M.D., FACP, scientific director of clinical research, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute; Bradford A. Perez, M.D., radiation oncologist, Moffitt Cancer Center; Thomas E. Stinchcombe, M.D., medical oncologist, Duke Cancer Institute.


Lightning honors survivors before Hockey Fights Cancer Night

Tampa Bay Times – Nov. 6

Also, the Lightning brought out three honorary captains for the ceremonial puck drop. H. Lee Moffitt, who helped create the Moffitt Cancer Center; John Cullen, former Lightning player and cancer survivor; and Tom Miracle, Lightning ice maintenance manager, all were recognized.


Hockey Fights Cancer

Fox 13 – Nov. 7

Former Lightning player John Cullen, along with H. Lee Moffitt all dropping the ceremonial puck as part the NHL’s Hockey Fights Cancer.


Hockey Fights Cancer in Tampa

Tampa Bay Lightning – Nov. 6

  1. Lee Moffitt of the Moffitt Cancer Center drops the first puck with Lightning alumnus John Cullen and ice operations manager Tom Miracle.


Moffitt Cancer Center salutes vets in ceremony
Tampa Bay Times – Nov. 6

Jessica Schwarzkopf, daughter of General Norman Schwarzkopf, will present 20-year Air Force veteran Floyd Cook with a plaque recognizing him for his service to our country during a special ceremony at 8:30 a.m. on Friday (Nov. 9) at Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 USF Magnolia Drive. Cook underwent CAR T (chimeric antigen therapy) in July for non-Hodgkin lymphoma and was recently diagnosed with lung cancer. Schwarzkopf herself is a breast cancer survivor. 


Hockey Fights Cancer

Bay News 9 – Nov. 6

During tonight's intermission there be a presentation as for the Moffitt Cancer center along with a moment of silence for those who lost her battle with cancer.


The meaning — and faces — behind Lightning goalie Louis Domingue’s lavender mask

The Athletic – Nov. 6

After the MRI and a biopsy from a doctor at Moffitt Cancer Center, he was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in his left tibia. He completed 10 long months, six cycles and 28 rounds of chemotherapy along with limb-salvage surgery, plastic surgery, muscle-flap surgery and others due to complications. 


Dr. Shah on Challenges in Treating Patients With High-Risk MCL

OncLive – Nov. 5

Bijal D. Shah, MD, associate member, Department of Malignant Hematology, Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses the challenges in treating patients with high-risk mantle cell lymphoma (MCL).


Radon tests are in after I-Team exposes district didn't test for radioactive gas for decades

WFTS – Nov. 5

“The data that you're showing me, some of these levels are extraordinarily high,” said Dr. Matthew Shabbath, who tracks cancers at Moffitt Cancer Center. 


The COLORS Training: Online LGBT Cultural Competency for Oncologists

The ASCO Post – Nov. 5

Dr. Seay’s colleagues—Matthew Schabath, PhD, Associate Member in the Department of Cancer Epidemiology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, and Gwendolyn Quinn, PhD, the Livia S. Wan, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York University Langone Medical Center—previously conducted a national survey of oncologists published in Patient Education & Counseling. 


Osprey Observer Bunco Raises Funds For Miles For Moffitt Walk/Run Team

Osprey Observer – Nov. 5

Where can you get a night out with your friends, meet new ones along the way, and get to play Bunco for a good cause for only $25? The Osprey Observer staff and its sponsors will host a Bunco Night on Thursday, November 1 to raise funds for the upcoming Miles for Moffitt Walk/Run. 


10 things that may surprise you about USF

83 Degrees Media – Nov. 6

If you are part of an organization affiliated with USF, such as International Baccalaureate programs, other state universities, Moffitt Cancer Center or Patel Charter School, you should check with the Library Service Desk about privileges you may have through service agreements. 


Moffitt offers cutting-edge cancer research and treatment

Sarasota Herald Tribune – Nov. 3

A sold-out crowd of more than 225 guests filled Michael’s On The Bay at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens for the Annual Moffitt Cancer Center Luncheon.


Scruton provides a helping hand to people in need

Highlands News Sun – Nov. 3

“Samaritan’s Touch made arrangements with Moffitt Cancer Center to treat this young man. Several weeks later he showed up with his family at STCC to volunteer to do all the yard work to repay us for saving his life.”


Lightning to host 'Hockey Fights Cancer' Night on November 6

Tampa Bay Lightning – Nov. 2

The Tampa Bay Lightning will host their annual Hockey Fights Cancer Night, presented by Moffitt Cancer Center, on Tuesday, November 6 when the team hosts the Edmonton Oilers at AMALIE Arena at 7:30 p.m. The league-wide initiative is entering its 20th season of recognizing those affected by cancer.



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