Moffitt Cancer Center, AAA Team Up For Health And Safety Celebration

March 06, 2008

Tallahassee, FL — Moffitt Cancer Center and AAA Auto Club South will be “Reaching Out To Florida” on March 18 at a health and safety celebration featuring music, refreshments, giveaways and information that can enhance the lives of Floridians. The public is invited to attend this free event from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Florida State Capitol, Senate Portico. For information, call 1-800-456-3434, Ext. 1522.

            Due to limited parking in downtown Tallahassee, attendees are asked to park in nearby Kleman Plaza.

Moffitt and its 15 affiliate hospitals in Florida will provide information on the latest advances in cancer research, treatment and prevention, while AAA Auto Club South will offer information addressing the public health concern about traffic safety.

Moffitt’s Florida affiliates include All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg; Baptist Hospital, Pensacola; Bethesda Healthcare System, Boynton Beach; Broward Health, Fort Lauderdale; Center for Cancer Care & Research, Lakeland; Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Port Charlotte; Leesburg Regional Medical Center, Leesburg; Martin Memorial Health Systems, Stuart; Morton Plant Mease Health Care, Clearwater; Ocala Regional Medical Center, Ocala; Parrish Medical Center, Titusville; Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, Sarasota; St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tampa; and Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, Tallahassee.

About H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Located in Tampa, Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center (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, as well as for ear, nose and throat. Moffitt’s sole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.

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