Seattle Seahawks' Darrell Jackson to visit Moffitt patients

July 14, 2006

TAMPA, FL. – Darrell Jackson of the Seattle Seahawks will be signing autographs and taking photos at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute’s Moffitt Clinic Building on July 18 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Jackson is a graduate of Tampa Catholic High School and the University of Florida. He had a family member who died of cancer and would like to give back to the community by recognizing Moffitt’s importance in the battle against cancer. Jackson visited Moffitt last July.

For more information please contact Shaina Sine at 813-745-3658.

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 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.