Moffitt offers Laryngectomee meeting

March 28, 2006

Tampa, FL -- The Chatterbox Club is a support group for laryngectomees that meets monthly at Moffitt. The next meeting is on April 14 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Moffitt Cafeteria Meeting Room, located at 12902 Magnolia Dr.

The meeting will focus on cardiopulmonary resuscitation of laryngectomees. There will also be demonstrations showing how to resuscitate laryngectomees.

The intended audience for this meeting is laryngectomees, other neck breathers and emergency personnel in the Tampa area. Please R.S.V.P. to (813) 745-8449.

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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