Take a Tour of Moffitt Cancer Center at International Plaza

January 18, 2011

WHO: Moffitt Cancer Center, the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center based in Florida, will be relocating its Moffitt South operations to International Plaza on July 1. Services offered will include medical oncology, infusion services, radiation therapy and radiology. Moffitt expects to see 200 patients per day at the new facility.

More than 200 construction jobs have been created for this project. Man hours worked through Dec. 31 total 12,579. Moffitt will initially create 55 medical professional jobs with an average salary of $90,000 for this facility. New physicians will be recruited.

WHAT: Hard-hat tours will be available to showcase Moffitt Cancer Center at International Plaza. Please wear close-toed shoes and low heels to tour inside the building.

WHEN: 10 a.m. Jan. 19

WHERE: Moffitt Cancer Center at International Plaza, 4101 Jim Walter Blvd., Tampa

CONTACT: Michelle Foley, (813) 745-1505, Michelle.Foley@moffitt.org

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.