Moffitt Cancer Center To Co-Host East Tampa Healthy Living Expo

August 05, 2010

TAMPA, Fla. – Moffitt Cancer Center, the Center for Equal Health, Front Porch Florida, Tampa Family Health Centers and the city of Tampa will host the East Tampa Healthy Living Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Lee Davis Neighborhood Service Center at 3402 N. 22nd St.The event is free and open to the public.

            There will be free physical exams for school-age children and cholesterol screenings for adults. To schedule an appointment, call (813) 272-6240. There is limited space available for mammograms if you qualify. To determine if you qualify, call (813) 745-5777. Attendees can also take part in free diabetes and blood pressure screenings. There is no appointment necessary. Educational resources and health information will be provided.

            Come and see a cooking demonstration on how to make quick, easy and healthy recipes and take part in a free Zumba demonstration. There will be free popcorn, snow cones and hot dogs, as well as a bounce house, games and door prizes.


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.