November 27, 2019

November 27, 2019

NHL hockey team honors NC soldier fighting to allow troops ability to sue for malpractice

WJZV – Nov. 27

Monday’s theme was “Hockey Fights Cancer.” The team celebrated cancer survivors and raised money for Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, where Stayskal receives treatment. 


Cancer-stricken Green Beret fighting for military medical reform honored at Lightning game

WFLA – Nov. 25

The Tampa Bay Lightning teamed up with Moffitt Cancer Center to honor those waging in the war against cancer Monday for the annual “Hockey Fights Cancer” night.


Lightning host ‘Hockey Fights Cancer’ night               

Tampa Bay Times – Nov. 25

During the first intermission, the Lightning presented a $30,000 check to Moffitt Cancer Center, their portion of the 50/50 raffle proceeds from last season. The organization will also get part of this year’s proceeds.


Hockey Fights Cancer

WTSP – Nov. 25

Its Hockey Fights Cancer night tonight here, a great night where the players play with purple jerseys and all proceeds go to the Moffitt Cancer Center.


Bill that would help U.S. troops get compensated for medical malpractice one step closer to becoming law

WJZY - Nov. 25

“You can either sit there and be sad and depressed all the time or find a way around it and fix it. So, simply, that’s what I’m trying to do," Stayskal said, while receiving cancer treatment at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.


Miles for Moffitt Breaks Records

WTSP – Nov. 23

The millions of dollars raised by these feet hitting the pavement stay local helping the Moffitt Cancer Center fund cutting everyone research.


Miles for Moffitt Breaks Records

WTSP – Nov. 25

And talk about a donations! "Miles for Moffitt" raised $1.3 million for cancer research Saturday. That's not the only record broken. There were a record number of runners, more than 6,800.


Miles for Moffitt

WTSP – Nov. 23

We have Kera from the Moffitt Foundation, and this is an entire family affair! Tell me a little bit about why this is so important.


More than $1.3 million raised after Miles for Moffitt; join the 10News team!

WTSP – Nov. 23

10News has been proud to sponsor the 14th annual Miles for Moffitt run/walk in downtown Tampa.

It's our tenth year as a sponsor, and we couldn't be more honored to support the event. 


Miles for Moffitt races are on Saturday

WTSP – Nov. 22

100% of the proceeds go to cancer research at Moffitt Cancer Center. 10News is a proud sponsor.


Thousands run ‘Miles for Moffitt,’ raising money for cancer research

WFLA – Nov. 23

Nearly 7,000 racers participated in the 14th annual Miles for Moffitt run on Saturday morning. This year, the event raised more than $1.2 million.


Miles for Moffitt Run Happening Today

WFLA – Nov. 23

This is the place to be. So this is the 14th year for miles for Moffitt. Last year they raised $1 million for cancer research.


Miles for Moffitt Run

WFLA – Nov. 23

Megan Gannon joins us outside the arena for the annual miles for Moffitt fundraiser.


Thousands run 'Miles for Moffitt,' raising money for cancer research

WFLA – Nov. 23

All of the proceeds from the annual event go toward funding cancer research at Moffitt Cancer Center.


Hospital alarms prove a noisy misery for patients: ‘I feel like I’m in jail.’

Washington Post – Nov. 24

In Virginia, Kea Turner’s grandmother grew so frustrated with her bed alarm that she gave up on sleeping and stayed up late watching television during her hospital stay, said Turner, a researcher at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida who studies, among other things, patient safety.


Lightning’s ‘Hockey Fights Cancer’ night slated for Monday

Tampa Bay Times – Nov. 24

The club announced its annual “Hockey Fights Cancer” night (presented by the Moffitt Cancer Center) will be held Monday when the team takes on the Buffalo Sabres.


Kits turn consumers into DNA detectives

The Villages Daily Sun – Nov. 24

There are downsides to this expansion of consumer DNA testing, said Christine Steele, a certified genetic counselor at Moffitt Cancer Center. Some consumers overestimate the breadth of information they’re receiving, she said.


Manatee County man battles leukemia for second time

WFTS – Nov. 22

Ten years to that date, he was re-admitted to Moffitt Cancer Center. "He lost his hair. It started falling out about a week ago.”


Teacher beats cancer, gives thanks for her health

WTSP – Nov. 22

Brown had a portion of her thyroid removed, but complications followed, and she wound up at Moffitt Cancer Center. There, she found the experts and atmosphere to help her heal.


A Patient's Guide to Hodgkin Lymphoma

US News and World Report – Nov. 22

"It's a different disease, but it got the Hodgkin name when we didn't know as much about it," says Dr. Hayder Saeed, who specializes in hematology and oncology at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.


Men may fare worse than women with same condition

Tribune News Service – Nov. 22

But Keiran Smalley, a researcher at the Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, said the female hormone estrogen may have a protective effect against melanoma.


Genetic biomarkers predict long-term OS for adoptive cell therapy in metastatic melanoma

Healio – Nov. 22

The investigators used formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded tumor samples from 70 patients at MD Anderson Cancer Center (n = 61) and Moffitt Cancer Center (n = 9) who underwent ACT TIL for metastatic melanoma to evaluate genetic differences in response to therapy, PFS and OS. Patient samples underwent DNA extraction to determent whole exome sequencing and methylation profile.


Toca 5 Phase 3 Trial Results Presented at the Society for Neuro-Oncology Annual Meeting        

PR Newswire – Nov. 22

In addition, molecular data from the Toca 5 trial were presented by Michael A. Vogelbaum, M.D., Ph.D., program leader of neuro-oncology and chief of neurosurgery at the Moffitt Cancer Center, at the Society for Neuro-Oncology and Society for CNS Interstitial Delivery of Therapeutics' 3rd Joint Conference on Therapeutic Delivery to the CNS.


Racial Group Comparison Suggests More Research Needed on Prostate Cancer Recurrence Tests

GenomeWeb – Nov. 22

Describing their impetus for their study this week, the authors from Tampa, Florida's Moffitt Cancer Center cited the fact that gene signatures that form the backbones for the tests in question were developed and validated in cohorts of predominantly European American men, with limited research so far on how patterns of expression in these gene lists may differ in different racial populations, and how the resulting predictive value of the tests might vary.


Anal cancer rises by up to 111% in the UK - these are the symptoms to look out for

Yahoo! Lifestyle – Nov. 22

“People can come in pretty late because they don’t want it looked at or are embarrassed to have it looked at,” Dr. Jack Jacoub, from the Moffitt Cancer Center, told



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