Moffitt Cancer Center To Host Top Prostate Cancer Scientists To Discuss Advanced Treatments

November 06, 2008

The event is free and open to the public

Tampa, FL – The public is invited to hear some of the nation’s top prostate cancer experts at Moffitt Cancer Center on Nov. 24. The free open forum will take place in the Vincent A. Stabile Research Building from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Valet parking is available.

Guests will have the opportunity to hear prostate cancer scientists from Moffitt, Columbia University, University of Florida, Harvard University, University of Michigan, University of Washington, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and the Prostate Cancer Foundation.

Moderated by Dr. Julio Pow-Sang, division chief of Moffitt’s Genitourinary Oncology Program, the forum will focus on the collaborative efforts of these and other researchers to find effective treatments for advanced prostate cancer. A question-and-answer session will be included.

For more information and to R.S.V.P. by Nov. 17, contact Sharon Masters at (813) 745-5709 or Sharon.Masters@moffitt.org.

About H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Located in Tampa, Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center 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.

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