Moffitt Brain Tumor Association presents March speaker

March 02, 2006

Tampa, FL - H. Lee Moffitt Cancer & Research Institute hosts the American Brain Tumor Association’s (ABTA) educational event Brain Tumor Talks, Thurs., Mar. 16 from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. in the Vincent A. Stabile Research Building, 12902 Magnolia Dr. The event is free and open to the public. Valet parking is provided.

S. Clifford Schold Jr., M.D. will speak on "Symptom Management in Neuro-Oncology.” He will discuss the most common symptoms that occur in brain tumor patients and how to manage them. Schold is a member of Moffitt’s Neuro-Oncology program, and serves as Physician-in-Chief & Associate Center Director for Clinical Affairs at Moffitt. He is Chair and Professor, Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine.

A presentation of the ABTA and the Neuro-Oncology Program, Brain Tumor Talks is an educational series geared toward brain tumor patients, family, friends and medical staff to provide the latest information and to connect with others in the local brain tumor community.

Please RSVP by March 13 to (813) 745-8400, ext. 8562 or by email to obadiamc@moffitt.usf.edu

In 2001 the National Cancer Institute awarded Moffitt the status of a Comprehensive Cancer Center - in recognition of its excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Additionally, Moffitt is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a prestigious alliance of the country's leading cancer centers, and is listed in the U.S. News & World Report as one of the top cancer hospitals in America. Moffitt’s sole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.

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