Moffitt Cancer Center To Host FACTors Cancer Education Conference

September 03, 2010

WHO:             Event open to the public and hosted byMoffitt Cancer Center, the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center based in Florida

WHAT:           23rd Annual FACTors Cancer Education Conference, hosted by the FACTors Program and The Center for Women’s Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center

                        This conference will provide the latest information about breast and gynecologic cancer research advances, treatments, support options, survivorship, prevention and advocacy. The conference includes two general sessions, breakout workshops and a multidisciplinary Q-and-A doctors panel. More than 30 exhibitors will attend. The keynote speaker is Dr. Jeremy Geffen, board-certified medical oncologist and leading expert in integrative medicine and oncology. He is the founder of Geffen Visions International, a health care education, research and consulting company, and author of “The Journey Through Cancer: Healing and Transforming the Whole Person.” Simultaneous Spanish translation will be provided.

WHEN:           8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 9

WHERE:        Embassy Suites Tampa – USF, 3705 Spectrum Blvd., Tampa

COST:             $25

CONTACT:    (813) 745-4613; FACTors@moffitt.org; www.moffitt.org/factorsconference

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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