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Moffitt Cancer Center Appoints Lodovico Balducci, M.D., as Medical Director of Affiliates and Referring Physician Relations E-mail
Written by Michelle Foley, Manager, Community Relations & Public Affairs, Moffitt Cancer Center   
TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 24, 2011)Moffitt Cancer Center has appointed Lodovico Balducci, M.D., medical director of Affiliates and Referring Physician Relations. Balducci is the program leader of Senior Adult Oncology at Moffitt and a professor of Oncologic Sciences at the University of South Florida.
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Moffitt Cancer Center Participates in Nationwide Study Offering Lung Tumor Genetic Testing E-mail
Written by Michelle Foley, Manager, Community Relations & Public Affairs, Moffitt Cancer Center   
TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 3, 2011)Moffitt Cancer Center is one of 14 medical sites  participating in a national study that offers advanced lung cancer patients screening of their tumors for genetic mutations. Some of these mutations might be targets for treatment with experimental or existing therapies.
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Moffitt Cancer Center Offers Healthy Tips To Kick Off 2011 E-mail
Written by Michelle Foley, Manager, Community Relations & Public Affairs, Moffitt Cancer Center   
Here’s how to eat healthy, quit smoking and stay up to date on cancer screenings.

TAMPA, Fla. (Dec. 20, 2010)Moffitt Cancer Center is ready to help you ring in a healthy and happy new year. Don’t let your holiday smorgasbord inflate your waistline. Instead aim to fuel your body until you are 80 percent, rather than 110 percent, full at every meal or snack, says registered dietitian Kathryn Allen, director of Nutrition at Moffitt. “There are no bad foods, only bad habits.”
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Covelli Family Limited Partnership Present Moffitt Check E-mail
Written by Michelle Foley, Manager, Community Relations & Public Affairs, Moffitt Cancer Center   
Nov. 24, the Covelli Family Limited Partnership a Franchisee of Panera, LLC presented M-POWER, Moffitt Program for Outreach Wellness Education & Resources with $15,000 from the Panera goes Pink! fundraiser Oct. 1.  Funds will allow the outreach department to continue to provide vital breast health education in at-risk communities in the Tampa Bay Area.  Moffitt thanks Panera and the Tampa Bay community for their support.
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Personalized Medicine Coalition Award for Leadership to be Awarded to Moffitt Cancer Center CEO E-mail
Written by Michelle Foley, Manager, Community Relations & Public Affairs, Moffitt Cancer Center   

Award to be Presented November 17, 2010 Highlights Personalized Medicine Transition From Concept to Clinic

Tampa, Fla (October 21, 2010) – William S. Dalton, Ph.D., M.D., the President, CEO, and Center Director of Moffitt Cancer Center (Moffitt) will receive the 2010 Leadership in Personalized Medicine Award from the Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) for his pioneering work putting the concepts of personalized medicine into practice for the benefit of patients. 

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Moffitt Cancer Center's Micro Awards for Community Health Initiatives Support Grassroots Community Cancer Education Activities E-mail
Written by Michelle Foley, Manager, Community Relations & Public Affairs, Moffitt Cancer Center   
Applications being accepted
 
TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 19, 2010) - Moffitt Cancer Center recognizes that financial support is vital in assisting community organizations as they strive to meet the needs of diverse medically underserved populations.  In 2009, Moffitt established the Micro Award for Community Health Initiatives (MACHI) Program to offer mini funding opportunities of $250 or $500 annually to 501(c)(3) organizations.
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5 Florida Legislators Receive Moffitt Momentum Award E-mail
Written by Michelle Foley, Manager, Community Relations & Public Affairs, Moffitt Cancer Center   

TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 1, 2010)Moffitt Cancer Center has honored five Florida legislators with the inaugural Moffitt Momentum Award for their dedication to Moffitt’s mission of contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. They were presented with the award Tuesday at Moffitt.

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Moffitt Cancer Center Named a 2010 Working Mother 100 Best Company E-mail
Written by Michelle Foley, Manager, Community Relations & Public Affairs, Moffitt Cancer Center   

100 Best Lead the Way in Inspiring Change and Diverse Benefits for Work/Life Balance

TAMPA, Fla. (Sept. 16, 2010) —  For the third year in a row, the Working Mother 100 Best Companies initiative has selected Moffitt Cancer Center  as one of the nation’s top companies for family-friendly benefits. With 70 percent of mothers working—and women outnumbering men in the workplace for the first time in U.S. history—organizations like Moffitt have been instrumental in supporting their advancement.

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Moffitt Cancer Center to partner with Central Florida Health Alliance E-mail
Written by Michelle Foley, Moffitt Cancer Center   

World-Class Cancer Care Coming to Central Florida

THE VILLAGES & LEESBURG, FL (July 29, 2010) – Moffitt Cancer Center and Central Florida Health Alliance jointly announce today that they are partnering to provide world-class cancer care closer to home.  The partnership will deliver state-of-the-art cancer care in two new facilities to be built on the campuses of Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages Health System.

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Moffitt Cancer Center Awarded $2.5 Million Grant To Develop Novel Therapies For B-Cell Lymphomas E-mail
Written by Michelle Foley, Moffitt Cancer Center   

TAMPA, Fla. (July 26, 2010) – The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $2.5 million grant to Moffitt Cancer Center researcher Eduardo M. Sotomayor, M.D., to develop novel therapies for B-cell lymphomas and particularly for mantle cell lymphoma.

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Scott Antonia To Lead Moffitt Cancer Center’s Lung Cancer Program E-mail
Written by Michelle Foley, Moffitt Cancer Center   

Duke, Brown surgeons to join team.

TAMPA, Fla. (July 19, 2010) — Scott J. Antonia, M.D., Ph.D., has been named program leader of the Thoracic Oncology Program at Moffitt Cancer Center. Antonia has been with Moffitt since 1994. His research interests include the immunobiology of malignancy and gene-modified tumor cell vaccine trials.

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Moffitt Cancer Center Appoints Cathy Kerzner Chief Commercial Officer of M2Gen™ E-mail
Written by Michelle Foley, Moffitt Cancer Center   

TAMPA, Fla. (July 21, 2010)Moffitt Cancer Center announces the appointment of Cathy Kerzner as senior vice president and chief commercial officer of M2Gen™, a wholly owned for-profit subsidiary of Moffitt. Kerzner will report to James D. Utterback, chief executive officer of M2Gen.

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U.S News & World Report Ranks Moffitt Cancer Center No. 19 on America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer List E-mail
Written by Michelle Foley, Moffitt Cancer Center   
TAMPA, Fla. (July 15, 2010)Moffitt Cancer Center has once again made U.S. News & World Report’s list of  America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer. This year, Moffitt is ranked No. 19.

Moffitt has been chosen for the newsmagazine’s Best Hospitals rankings for the 12th consecutive year. The full list is available at www.usnews.com/besthospitals  and will hit newsstands July 27.
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