Moffitt Announces Historic Gift for Cancer Research and Treatment

May 21, 2007

Tampa, FL -

  • WHAT: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute announces that it will receive a historic gift that will translate into cutting edge research and patient treatment of one of the most devastating forms of cancer.


  • WHO: Speakers at the news conference include:

*William S. Dalton, Ph.D., M.D., Moffitt’s President and CEO

*Senator Connie Mack, Moffitt’s Chairman of the Board

*Dr. Vernon Sondak, Program Leader, Cutaneous Oncology


  • WHEN: Tuesday, May 22

*11:30 a.m. EST – Moffitt news conference begins.


  • WHERE: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Vincent A. Stabile Research Building

Ted & Marty Couch Auditorium

12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa


            From Fletcher Avenue:

Drive east on Fletcher, past 30th Street (Bruce B. Downs) to Magnolia Drive (just beyond University Community Hospital).   Turn right on Magnolia (at light). Drive south on Magnolia to Moffitt Cancer Center. Follow the signs for Gold Valet (complimentary). The SRB is on your right.

Media Note: A mult box will be available for television and radio crews to use for audio feeds.

About H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Located in Tampa, Florida on the University of South Florida campus, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute ( is the only Florida-based cancer center with the NCI designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center for its excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt currently has 15 affiliates in Florida, one in Georgia and two in Puerto Rico. 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 of America’s Best Hospitals for cancer. Moffitt’s sole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.