November 15, 2019

November 15, 2019

U.S. service members can't sue military doctors. A terminally ill Green Beret is fighting to change that.              

NBC News – Nov. 13

Every other Sunday, he flies to Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa for scans, labs and an IV drug cocktail.

 

Editor’s Picks: Emerging leaders of Tampa Bay, Pasco Land, Moffitt research

Tampa Bay Business Journal – Nov. 15

Research expansion: Moffitt Cancer Center has partnered with Bay Pines VA Healthcare System and James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital to expand its clinical research to include veterans being treated at the two Tampa Bay area VA facilities.

 

AIM ImmunoTech Provides Business Update for the Third Quarter of 2019

AccessWire – Nov. 15

Announced a second DOD "Breakthrough Award" of $8.3 million to fund a similar Phase 2 clinical trial to study Ampligen as part of a new treatment for brain-metastatic breast cancer at the Moffitt Cancer Center

 

MaintenX International Supports Tampa Bay’s Fight Against Breast Cancer

PR Web – Nov. 14

Proceeds from the run benefitted community organizations focused on breast health, including the Advent Health Foundation, American Cancer Society, Florida Cancer, and Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a 2019 One Tampa Bay honoree

Tampa Bay Business Journal – Nov. 14

Additional local charities include The Spring, Metropolitan Ministries, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Feeding Tampa Bay and the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation, among many others.

 

Removing The Shame From Cancer & A New Approach to Survival

Survivornet – Nov. 12

Dr. Nagi Kumar, senior member of the Moffitt Cancer Center, and Dr. Yael Vodovotz, professor and director of the Center for Advanced Functional Foods, said that through research conducted on eating habits and cancer rates in different parts of the world they’ve been able to identify foods that may be helpful during cancer treatment. 

 

Zurich-trained Jungian Analyst and local artists join Jung Society of Sarasota board

Sarasota Herald Tribune – Nov. 13

Carol Shore is an Intermodal Expressive Arts facilitator specializing in art for wellness and transitions. She was the Artist-in-Residence for Moffitt Cancer Center’s Arts In Medicine program for twenty years, and has worked with teens at risk for the Department of Juvenile Justice, and with war refugees under a World Relief grant. Also posted to TampaBayNewsWire.com

 

This health care reporter felt like one of the 'best equipped people' to navigate cancer—until she had to do it

Advisory Board – Nov. 12

In August 2018, Brian Czerniecki, who leads the breast cancer department at the Tampa-based Moffitt Cancer Center, called Glorioso with the results of final lab tests that showed Glorioso she had Stage II cancer in her left breast.

 

Mom with Metastatic Breast Cancer Raises Money for Cancer Research by Walking in Miles for Moffitt Presented by AutoNation

Press Release Point – Nov. 13

She underwent surgery and chemotherapy at Moffitt Cancer Center before giving birth to a healthy baby boy.

 

Moffitt Partners with Two VA Hospitals to Expand Clinical Cancer Research

Press Release Point – Nov. 11

Moffitt Cancer Center is looking to our nation’s veterans to help study and develop new therapies to treat cancer. 

 

Uptown Tampa hones its identity, investments

83 Degrees Media – Nov. 12

And nearby Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute is preparing for a major expansion, including nearly 200 new patient rooms, 24 surgical suites, and expanded treatment facilities.

 

Honoring Our Veterans

WFLA – Nov. 11

This morning the Moffitt Cancer Center held a flag raising ceremony. This is a look at that event in Tampa where the MacDill Airforce Base honor guard participated along with the Moffitt Chorale, who performed the national anthem.

 

I Thought Being a Health Care Reporter Would Make Cancer Easier. I Was Wrong.

Politico Magazine – Nov. 10

It seems like forever until my surgeon, Dr. Brian Czerniecki—the head of Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center’s breast department—calls with the results of my final tests.

 

Buccaneers Return Home, Host 7th Annual Treasure Chests 5K & Fun Run, Powered by Jabil

Buccaneers.com – Nov. 10

The race benefits breast cancer research and patient services in the Bay area with a portion of each race registration going to the American Cancer Society, the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation, the AdventHealth Foundation West Florida and the Moffitt Cancer Center. 

 

Cancer center, art college team up on content to improve patient experience

Business Observer – Nov. 8

Tampa-based Moffitt Cancer Center has teamed up with Sarasota-based Ringling College of Art and Design to create a variety of resources, including virtual reality, animations and training videos, to help patients understand cancer treatments and ease anxiety about the process.

 

Miles for Moffitt

WTSP – Nov. 8

Miles for Moffitt is an inspirational race taking place on Nov. 23 in Tampa. Proceeds benefit Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

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