Latino Event At Moffitt Cancer Center To Educate Community On Cancer, Nutrition, General Health And Wellness

June 08, 2010

TAMPA, Fla. – In an effort to raise awareness and educate the Latino community, Moffitt Cancer Center presents “¡Salud! Serie de charlas,” a free program developed by Latinos to be delivered entirely in Spanish. The fourth installment of this series is from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 26 in the Ted and Marty Couch Auditorium at the Stabile Research Building.

            An expert panel of Spanish-speaking Moffitt and community physicians will present on health topics, followed by an opportunity for audience members to ask questions. Areas of discussion will include blood cancers (leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma) and bone marrow transplantation. Florida Blood Services will be onsite to register participants into the National Marrow Donor Program. There will also be literature on a wide range of related topics for attendees to take home.

            Lunch will be provided. Parking and door prizes are included. The event is sponsored by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Sweetbay Supermarket. R.S.V.P. to (813) 745-8701 or  

About Moffitt Cancer Center

Located in Tampa, Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center  is an NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center - a designation that recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt currently has 14 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.