Tallahassee Memorial Cancer Center and Moffitt Cancer Center to Host Reception on New Advances in Cancer Research, Treatment and Prevention

March 12, 2007

Tallahassee, FL – Tallahassee Memorial Cancer Center and H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute will host a free educational update and reception March 26 on “New Advances In Cancer Research, Treatment and Early Detection.” The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the 22nd floor of the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee, and is presented in partnership with AAA Auto Club South.                      

The reception will feature Mark O’Bryant, president and CEO of Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, Inc., and William S. Dalton, Ph.D., M.D., CEO and Center Director of Moffitt. Tallahassee Memorial Cancer Center is one of 15 hospitals in Florida affiliated with Moffitt.

Space is limited. To reserve a seat, please call 850-431-ICAN (4226) by March 22, 2007.

About Tallahassee Memorial Cancer Center

Tallahassee Memorial Cancer Center offers comprehensive and compassionate care and a broad range of cancer treatment services and procedures close to home. In addition, the Cancer Center is affiliated with the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa.

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 (www.moffitt.org) 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.