Moffitt Cancer Center’s Couch Lecture Features Lance Armstrong Foundation Chair In Oncology

May 06, 2010

WHO:             Moffitt Cancer Center, the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center based in Florida, is hosting Dr. Lawrence E. Einhorn, Indiana University distinguished professor and the Lance Armstrong Foundation Chair in Oncology. Einhorn is widely recognized for his success in medical oncology and in the development of a curative treatment for testis cancer, the most common cancer in young men. He has received the most prestigious awards of the American Association for Cancer Research (Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Memorial Award) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (David A. Karnofsky Memorial Award). He has also received the General Motors Kettering Award for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society Medal of Honor. Einhorn joined the Indiana University faculty in 1973 and was named a distinguished professor of medicine in 1987.

WHAT:           “Lance Armstrong and the Tour de Cancer” Couch Lecture. A reception with refreshments will follow.

WHEN:           4 p.m. May 7

WHERE:        Ted and Marty Couch Auditorium, Vincent A. Stabile Research Building, Moffitt, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa

CONTACT:    1-888-MOFFITT

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.

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