November 22, 2019

November 22, 2019

Pancreatic cancer survivor: 'You can get through it'

WTSP – Nov. 21

Surgical Oncologist, Dr. Pam Hodul with Moffitt Cancer Center performed the surgery on Coughlin.

 

Share your Miles for Moffitt Photos

WTSP – Nov. 21

The 14th annual Miles for Moffitt is tomorrow morning in Tampa.

 

Miles for Moffitt

WFLA – Nov. 21

I will actually be running in Miles for Moffitt. It is the race that raises money for Moffitt Cancer Center, and in memory of my friend Michelle who lost her life to brain cancer

 

The murky reality of Pasco’s conservation purchase

Tampa Bay Times – Nov. 21

Here is a map of Project Arthur showing property still owned by the Bexley family at State Road 52 (orange color) and the location of the 800-acre commerce park (purple) in which H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center is proposed as be the lead tenant.

 

K-Tee the clown makes magic for young patients

The Villages Daily Sun – Nov. 21

After a year of treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center and a positive prognosis, Tilton was well enough to accept an invitation to bring her clown act to the Pediatric Melanoma Clinic at the center.

 

Melanoma Trial of Nivolumab/Ipilimumab Misses Coprimary Endpoint

Oncology Nursing News – Nov. 20

The study, which was conducted at Moffitt Cancer Center, comprised patients with stage IIIC or IV melanoma that was rendered disease-free. 

 

Anal Cancer Rates Are Rising In the U.S.—Here’s How to Spot the Symptoms

Prevention – Nov. 20

Julian Sanchez, M.D., a colorectal surgeon at Moffitt Cancer Center, also emphasizes that bleeding or pain can be caused by non-cancerous issues, but definitely warrant an evaluation from your doctor to rule out anything more sinister.

 

9 Times Ibuprofen Won’t Work—and Could Be Dangerous

Best Health Magazine – Nov. 21

 “The combination of these drugs with ibuprofen could significantly increase the risk for bleeding complications,” says David Craig, a pharmacist at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. 

 

Pasco okays largest-ever environmental land buy for $22 million

Tampa Bay Times – Nov. 20

Project Arthur, now being marketed by Lennar as Angeline, carries entitlements for up to 11,495 homes, 5.4 million square feet of non-residential uses and an 800-acre commerce park, the lead entity for which has been identified as an expansion of the H. Lee Moffit Cancer Center & Research Institute.

 

Mom battling cancer and her 'miracle son' train for Miles For Moffitt together

WFTS – Nov. 19

This Saturday, Purcell is going to try her best to participate in Miles for Moffitt. She plans to walk the 1K while pushing Jameson and her 2-year-old daughter in a stroller.

 

Miles for Moffitt

WFTS Morning Blend – Nov. 19

Miles for Moffitt, a community event with a 10K, 5K, 1K, kid’s fun run, virtual run and wheelchair race, is being held Nov. 23 at Amalie Arena in downtown Tampa. Jessica Purcell was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was nine-weeks pregnant with her second child. She shares her heart wrenching story and why she supports Moffitt’s annual event.

 

Moffitt Cancer Center Receives 2019 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Outstanding Performance in Patient Experience for Fifth Time

Press Release Point – Nov. 19

Moffitt Cancer Center has been recognized as a winner of the 2019 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for its commitment to offering an exceptional patient experience.

 

Zumba leader takes lessons from her class

Villages Daily Sun – Nov. 19

In July, she was diagnosed with a rare form of breast cancer but was advised by officials at Moffitt Cancer Center to fight the urge to give in to lethargy.

 

Longtime Lung Cancer Thrivers

Cure – Nov. 18

When patients with lung cancer develop paraneoplastic syndromes, their oncologists sometimes consult other specialists for advice on how best to proceed with treatment, says Dr. Michael Shafique, a thoracic oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

 

Fishing tournament raising funds for Matt Bauer

Anna Maria Island Sun – Nov. 18

Bauer discussed the tournament and his health on Friday, Nov. 15 speaking by phone from the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, with his mom, Julie Pecor, at his side. 

 

Immunotherapy Drug Improves Survival, Lasting Responses for Extensive-Stage SCLC

Cure – Nov. 17

“Oftentimes, for SIADH, we’ll have a nephrologist help with the consultation,” says Dr. Michael Shafique, a thoracic oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.. “They can run additional urine tests, which can be helpful in managing the diagnosis and treatment.”

 

What’s All This Talk of Miles for Moffitt?

WTSP – Nov. 15

Thousands of people, young and old, will gather at Amalie Arena on November 23, but it won’t be for a hockey game. They’ll be wearing running shoes and their hearts on their sleeves for Miles for Moffitt.

 

Dr. Kim on Treatment for BRAF-Mutant Colon Cancer

OncLive – Nov. 15

Richard Kim, MD, assistant professor of oncology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, medical oncologist, Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses treatment options for BRAF-mutant colon cancer.

 

Strange Signs: Cancer-Related Paraneoplastic Syndromes

Cure Today – Nov. 15           

When patients with lung cancer develop paraneoplastic syndromes, their oncologists sometimes consult other specialists for advice on how best to proceed with treatment, says Dr. Michael Shafique, a thoracic oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

 

One Tampa Bay, corporate philanthropy, Power Design

Tampa Bay Business Journal – Nov. 15

St. Petersburg electrical contractor Power Design has supported 251 nonprofit organizations since January 2018. Some of those are chosen by employees, such as the Wounded Warrior Project, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Moffitt Cancer Center, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the SPCA Tampa Bay.

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