Moffitt Cancer Center To Host Lunch-And-Learn Program On Brain, Lung Cancers

January 20, 2010

Tampa, FL  – Moffitt Cancer Center’sThoracic and Neuro-Oncology programs will join together to host a free lunch-and-learn event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 11 in the Atrium Room at the Kings Point Clubhouse, 1904 Clubhouse Drive in Sun City Center.

The event will host patient testimonial speakers, a panel discussion, and guest speakers Dr. Surbhi Jain of Neuro-Oncology and Dr. Mary C. Pinder-Schenck of Thoracic Oncology. Jain and Pinder-Schenck will discuss the prevention, signs, symptoms and current therapies for brain and lung cancers.

A complimentary lunch will be provided.

On display will be the “Faces of Lung Cancer,” a collection of photographs and personal stories from lung cancer patients, their caregivers and health care professionals.Educational materials and nutrition information will also be available.

This presentation is open to the public and anyone with an interest in the prevention and cure of brain and lung cancers is welcome to attend.

Registration will be from 11 to 11:30 a.m. R.S.V.P. by Feb. 8 to or (813) 745-6438. 

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.