Moffitt Cancer Center and Partners Host 10th Annual Men’s Health Forum

January 25, 2010

WHO:             Moffitt Cancer Center, the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center based in Florida.

WHAT:          Moffitt, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tampa General Hospital, University Community Hospital, Hillsborough Area Regional Transit, USF Health, Meditech Medical Center, Tampa Family Health Centers and Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences are partnering to offer free health screenings to men in the Tampa Bay area. Admission and parking are free. There will be food and prizes.

Bilingual event – English/Spanish

HART will provide free roundtrip bus transportation to those qualifying. To request a voucher, call (813) 745-1808.                         Free screenings include:

      • Blood pressure
      • Diabetes
      • Cholesterol
      • HIV/AIDS
      • Vision
      • Hearing
      • Skin
      • Prostate*

                        *Based on eligibility, to schedule a prostate screening, call (813) 870-4747 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

WHEN:          Saturday, March 6

WHERE:       9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (health screenings only from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

                       

                        Marshall Student Center

                        University of South Florida

                        4202 E. Fowler Ave.

                        Tampa FL 33620

 For more information visit www.mhftampa.com.

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 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.