Moffitt offers new support group for breast cancer survivors under 50

May 23, 2006

Tampa, FL – The Outreach & FACTors (Fighting Against Cancer Together) Program at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute will launch a new education, information and support program for young (under 50) breast cancer survivors. The meetings will take place on the first Tuesday of each month in the David Murphey Conference room in the Vincent A. Stabile Building. The first meeting will be held June 6 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

The meetings will address issues relevant to young breast cancer survivors and are open to all breast cancer patients and survivors under 50, as well as their families and friends. For information, please contact FACTors at (813) 903-4613.

In 2001, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute earned NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center status 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 U.S. News & World Report as one America’s Best Hospitals for cancer. Moffitt’s sole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.