Moffitt hosts Carcinoid Support Group Conference

March 22, 2006

Tampa, FL  – H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute will host the Florida Carcinoid Support Group’s (FCSG) conference in the Vincent A. Stabile Research Building on the Moffitt campus, Fri., April 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Moffitt is located at 12902 Magnolia Drive, on the University of South Florida Tampa campus.

The conference fee is $35 per person and includes lunch and conference materials. Speaking at the conference will be Dr. Mokenge Malafa, surgical oncologist and leader of Moffitt’s Gastrointestinal Tumor Program, and Dr. Larry Kvols, a neuroendocrine oncologist and member of Moffitt’s Gastrointestinal Tumor Program.

For more information or to register, contact Peggy Leahy at 813-745-1775.

The Florida Carcinoid Support Group is comprised of carcinoid patients and their caregivers and provides a network across Florida which serves as a source of information and support.

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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