May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019

‘I was a 31-year-old kid in a way’: How a cancer diagnosis changed a health care reporter

STAT – May 24

A longtime lobbyist in Tallahassee, who I don’t even know but who follows me on Twitter — I tweet often about cancer and also health care topics that I’m writing about — he knew the founder of Moffitt Cancer Center, H. Lee Moffitt, and called him.

Surviving Glioblastoma: I am the Four Percent

Cure – May 23

While still completing standard of care, which is radiation and chemo, my family set out to find help and did so through a double-blind study at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida; while it offered hope, the treatment hurt so badly I almost quit. There was no guarantee that I was receiving the “magic juice” or that it would even work. I felt defeated and needed strength to continue with the trial. I prayed and prayed and prayed; slowly, I noticed an improved quality of life.

 

AdventHealth West Florida Division Names New CEO at AdventHealth Tampa

PR Web – May 22

AdventHealth Wesley Chapel also established a partnership with Moffitt Cancer Center to open an outpatient satellite center and provide treatment, screenings and survivorship programs for local residents.

 

Moffitt Cancer Center expands cancer care to Pasco County

WFTS – May 21

Moffitt Cancer Center and AdventHealth announced on Tuesday its plans to open a new outpatient cancer center in Pasco County.

 

AdventHealth partners with Moffitt on $44M expansion

Tampa Bay Business Journal – May 21

Moffitt will occupy a third of the space inside a new second medical building being constructed on the Wesley Chapel campus, which is estimated to be a $44 million project. The entire three-story building will be 100,000 square feet.

 

Moffitt to open outpatient cancer center at AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Tampa Bay Times – May 21

Around 28,000 square feet of space will become a Moffitt-designated cancer outpatient center, where Moffitt physicians will treat patients with chemotherapy, radiation and immunotherapy, as well as perform screening exams and conduct clinical trials. 

 

Moffitt Cancer Center and AdventHealth break ground on new facility in Pasco

Spectrum Bay News 9

Moffitt and advent health are teaming up to build a new outpatient cancer center in Wesley Chapel.

 

Can Stress Cause Cancer? Here’s A Warning From Experts

Medical Daily – May 20

But for Shelley Tworoger, an associate professor of population science at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., there are a number of factors that connect cancer risk to the mental condition.

 

Targeted and Chemotherapy Treatment Options in ALL

OncLive – May 18

Bijal D. Shah, MD: Our approach to Philadelphia-negative B-cell ALL at the Moffitt Cancer Center has been to use the hyper-CVAD backbone

 

Blue Lizard® Australian Sunscreen Named the Official Sunscreen of The Boston Red Sox

PR Newswire – May 17

As the official sunscreen of The Boston Red Sox, Blue Lizard reached thousands of JetBlue Park patrons this spring by offering sun safety education, product samples, and free skin cancer screenings with help from Moffitt Cancer Center, a nonprofit cancer treatment and research center located in Tampa, FL

 

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