Moffitt Cancer Center To Host Lung Cancer Education Event in Melbourne

July 14, 2010

Tampa, FL – Moffitt Cancer Center’s Thoracic Oncology Program will host a free lung cancer education luncheon on August 6 at The Chart House, 2250 Front St., in Melbourne.

Dr. Scott Antonia, Department Chair of Thoracic Oncology and Co-Program Leader of Immunology, will present “Lung Cancer: Leading the Way to Personalized Medicine.”

The event also will feature the following:

  • Through Our Eyes: Patient testimonial speakers and Space Coast residents, Mary Edith Thomas and Beverly Walgrave
  • A Message of Hope: Faces of Lung Cancer® Exhibition – photographs and essays of lung cancer patients and caregivers sharing their cancer journey
  • Cancer education and resource tables
  • Complimentary lunch

Please RSVP by Wednesday, August 4, by calling 1-888-MOFFITT (663-3488) or by sending an e-mail to

In addition, the Faces of Lung Cancer® Exhibition will be on display at the Holmes Regional Medical Center starting July 26 (the week prior to the luncheon) to raise awareness about lung cancer. The medical center is located at 1350 S. Hickory St., in Melbourne.

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.