TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 8, 2011) Moffitt Cancer Center’s Mole Patrol™ will offer free skin screenings at Clearwater Beach, Cocoa Beach, Tampa and Leesburg at events during the next three months. Stop by and get screened by one of Moffitt’s trained professionals.
TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 3, 2011) – Moffitt Cancer Center is among the “Best Places to Work in Academia,” according to The Scientist magazine.
TAMPA, Fla. — Moffitt Cancer Center has been ranked 18 in cancer in U.S. News and World Report’s 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings, available online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals. The rankings, annually published by U.S. News for the past 22 years, will also be featured in the U.S. News Best Hospitals guidebook, which will go on sale Aug. 30.
TAMPA, Fla. – Moffitt Cancer Center is now offering low-dose CT lung cancer screening. The test is targeting people 55 to 74 who have more than a 30 pack-year history of cigarette smoking (30 pack-year is equivalent to one pack per day for 30 years, two packs per day for 15 years, etc.). For those who don’t meet the criteria, a physician’s order is required. Appointments may be made with a pulmonologist in Moffitt’s lung cancer program to discuss the pros and cons of screening.
TAMPA, Fla. (June 29, 2011) – In an effort to raise awareness and educate the Latino community, Moffitt Cancer Center presents "¡Salud! Serie de charlas," a free program developed by Latinos to be delivered entirely in Spanish. The eighth installment of this series is from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 23 in the Ted and Marty Couch Auditorium at the Vincent A. Stabile Research Building, 12902 Magnolia Drive.
TAMPA, Fla. (June 20, 2011) – IDG’s Computerworld has ranked Moffitt Cancer Center No. 87 on the 100 Best Places to Work in IT 2011, one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation. Honorees will be included in coverage in Computerworld along with results from the 18th annual Best Places to Work in IT survey.
TAMPA, Fla. (June 14, 2011)– Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center based in Florida, will host State University System of Florida Chancellor Frank Brogan and Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn in separate visits Wednesday, June 15.
TAMPA, Fla. (June 3, 2011) — Moffitt Cancer Center and Walgreens, the nation’s largest drug store chain, have kicked off their first partnership to raise money and awareness in the fight against cancer. The “Make A Difference” campaign is under way in nearly 300 stores throughout the West Coast of Florida and in South Georgia from June 1 through July 8.
TAMPA, Fla. (May 25, 2011) – Moffitt Cancer Center announces the appointment of three new members to its national Board of Advisors who will serve as Moffitt ambassadors and offer their expertise, advice and counsel on issues relating to the center.
TAMPA, Fla. – Starting June 24, Moffitt Cancer Center will be opening a blood and marrow transplant evaluation and follow-up clinic in Puerto Rico at the Bayamon Cancer Center. Dr. Melissa Alsina, head of Moffitt’s Multiple Myeloma Blood and Marrow Transplant Program and native Puerto Rican, will travel to the island once a month on a Friday. Alsina will see patients who have been referred by a physician as candidates for a blood and marrow transplant.
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