September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018


Manufacturing Company MLMC Florida to Create 45 New Jobs in Plant City

Florida Trend- Sept. 21

Alan F. List, MD, chairman of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation and president and CEO of Moffitt Cancer Center said, “Today’s modern manufacturing companies are developing technology that makes an impact worldwide, and MLMC Florida is no exception. We’re proud to include such an innovative and environmentally-friendly company like MLMC Florida to our local manufacturing industry, and we’re committed to helping them succeed here.”


Paint Pittston Pink Offers Multitude Of Events To Fund Breast Cancer Research

Reading Eagle- Sept. 20

Diagnosed at 34 in 2012, Sciandra survived her bout with breast cancer thanks to an immunotherapy research vaccine she received under Dr. Brian Czerniecki, who was with the University of Pennsylvania at the time and now operates out of Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida.


32 hospital and health system CISOs to know | 2018

Becker’s Hospital Review-Sept. 19

Dave Summitt. CISO of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute (Tampa, Fla.). Mr. Summitt directs Moffitt's enterprise information security management program and all activities related to patient, employee and corporate information security.


Omnibus Spending Bill Lets Cancer Patients Defer Student Loan Payments 19, 2018

"Thanks to strong Congressional leadership and bipartisan support, we may now soon be able to cross mounting student loan debt off the long list of pressing concerns faced by people in cancer treatment," said Dr. Damon Reed, Medical Director of the Moffitt Cancer Center Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology.


Do Dose-Dense Neoadjuvant Chemo Regimens Improve Responses in Bladder Cancer?

Cancer Sept. 19, 2018

“Neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) given before cystectomy is a standard treatment for muscle-invasive bladder cancer,” wrote study authors led by Charles C. Peyton, MD, of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida.


Dose-dense chemotherapy improves bladder cancer outcomes following cystectomy -  Sept. 18

“The best survival results for patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer who are treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy and surgery are seen with [methotrexate, vinblastine, doxorubicin and cisplatin],” Scott Gilbert, MD, MS, associate member in the Genitourinary Oncology and Health Outcomes & Behavior Programs at Moffitt Cancer Center, told HemOnc Today.


Ernest Hooper: HCC helps light the way for those on life's winding paths

Tampa Bay Times – Sept. 18

Thanks to the influence of chemistry professor Brenda Alanis, Murray shifted his focus from nursing to medicine. Now he's enrolled in the University of South Florida and he has earned a spot in a prestigious Moffitt Cancer Center research program.


Most SWFL schools haven't tested for cancer-causing radon in 20 years

WBBH – Sept. 18

Dr. Matthew Schabath, an epidemiologist at Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, says just because a classroom tested low for radon 20 years ago doesn't mean it will test low now.


Scenes from TBBJ's 2018 CIO of the Year

Tampa Bay Business Journal – Sept. 18

From Moffitt Cancer Center to local tech giant Tech Data, the professionals came from across all fields with one common passion — technology. See more in the photo gallery.


IHMC speaker series announced

Ocala Star Banner – Sept. 18

Dec. 4: William Dalton — Dalton is the founder and CEO of M2Gen, a subsidiary of Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, where he previously served as president and CEO, and was founder and chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology at the University of South Florida. 


Roche Introduces Clinical Trial Matching Feature in Navify Tumor Board Solution

Genome Web – Sept. 17

At the same meeting last week, Howard McLeod, founding medical director of the DeBartolo Family Personalized Medicine Institute at Moffitt Cancer Center, noted that a major reason a lot of cancer patients aren't benefiting from precision oncology is lack of access. 


13th annual Martinis for Moffitt

Tampa Bay Times – Sept. 14

A big, fat check is coming to the Moffitt Cancer Center soon from chairmen Matt Schwartz, Eric Rabinowitz, Ryan Conigliaro and Brady Diggs who collected a whopping $260,000 that night to add to the $1.2 million they have already raised for prostate cancer research and the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Program.


Tammy Walker Cancer Center Maintains Top Accreditation

KSAL – Sept. 14

Dr. Yazan Abuodeh joined Tammy Walker a few months ago, after completing his radiation oncology training at the prestigious Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL. He said ACR accreditation affirms the highest quality of care across the country.


Columbia Restaurant’s Community Harvest gives more than hope

Osceola News- Gazette – Sept. 17

Beside the Community Hope Center, the 10 other Orlando area nonprofits benefitting from Columbia Restaurant’s Community Harvest include: Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center, American Diabetes Association, Children’s Dream Fund, Give Kids The World, Impower, Kids House, Moffitt Cancer Center, National Pediatric Cancer Foundation, Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando and Shriners Hospitals for Children.


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