November 1, 2019

November 01, 2019

Healthy Men: Health disparities: Why do women live longer than men?

Lexington Herald Leader- Nov. 1

Keiran Smalley, a researcher at The Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, has found that the female sex hormone estrogen may have a protective effect against melanoma and points out that obese men have better survival rates and respond better to melanoma therapy than those with normal BMI.

 

Clearwater plant sale to benefit local gardener battling cancer

Tampa Bay Newspapers- Nov. 1

As she recovers, doctors want her to live within 15 minutes of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa. Her son, Angelo, will stay with her during that time, Warshauer said.

 

Tampa Woman with Family History of Cancer Looks to Genetic Testing for Answers

Bay News 9- Oct. 31

A strong family history of cancer sent 33-year-old Beth Scarola of Tampa to a genetic counselor at Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

Alex Trebek Wishes He “Had Known Sooner” About the Signs of Pancreatic Cancer

Prevention Online- Oct. 30

“The problem is that, most of the time, pancreatic cancer is silent until it’s advanced,” says Jason Klapman, M.D., a gastroenterologist and Medical Director of Endoscopy in the Gastrointestinal Oncology Department at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers team up with the Moffitt Cancer Center for a special program

WTSP – Oct. 29

Halloween came early to some very special kids at Moffitt Cancer Center on Tuesday. 

 

Bucs rookies bring early Halloween to Moffitt Cancer Center

WTVT – Oct. 29

The rookie class spent an early Halloween with students at Moffitt Cancer Center today.

 

'She's Always There' | Hotel worker in Tampa goes above and beyond to make cancer patients smile

WFTS – Oct. 29

Like many guests at the hotel, Liccione is on an extended stay while he undergoes treatment a few miles away at Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

Improvements Are Needed in Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Follow-Up Care

Cure – Oct. 29

Dr. Bijal Shah, a hematology oncologist and associate member of Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, calls this lack of direction for AYAs navigating life after cancer a “gigantic data gap that still hasn’t been filled.”

 

Rookie Bucs bringing football and candy to local students today        

Bay News 9 – Oct. 29

Healthy Kidz program by Moffitt Cancer center teamed up with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to learn about healthy lifestyles and fitness. 

 

People on the Move

Medical Dealer – Oct. 28

The Irvine, California-based Laboratory for Advanced Medicine named oncologist Alan List, the president and CEO of Moffitt Cancer Center, to its board of directors. 

 

2019 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Rookie Class to Go Trick-or-Treating Through Moffitt Cancer Center

Press Release Point – Oct. 28

Moffitt Cancer Center’s lawn will transform into a makeshift football field where students from the Healthy KIDZ Program at Moffitt will learn flag football fundamentals as part of the Jr. Bucs Middle School Flag Football Program.

 

Old school fun for a good cause

Bay News 9 – Oct. 27

Dozens of people came out to play lawn games and compete in an obstacle course to raise money for Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

Tell Me Something I Don't Know About Breast Cancer: Hormone Therapy

Suncoast News Network – Oct. 26

Godreau sought out several opinions before starting her fight. She avoided chemotherapy and radiation after she discovered hormone therapy thanks to her doctors at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

 

Can happy hour give you cancer?

Parentology – Oct. 25

Drinking, however, doesn’t increase the risk of dying from breast cancer, according to researchers at Columbia University. Furthermore, a study from the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, actually reported higher survival rates in women who were moderate to heavy drinkers.

 

Things to do in Tampa

Tampa Bay Times – Oct. 25

XFit Games: Pull together a team of five or more for a day of field events, including the tug-of-war, obstacle course and three-legged race. Benefits Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

 

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