Moffitt Cancer Center and Partners Host the Annual Men’s Health Forum

February 09, 2012

WHO:  Moffitt Cancer Center, the only Florida-based NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center.

WHAT: Moffitt along withAguilas International Medical Institute; Alzheimer’s Association - Florida Gulf Coast Chapter; Centros Médicos Las Américas Tampa; Florida Agricultural And Mechanical University; Florida Hospital Tampa; Hillsborough County Health Department; InnoVision Eye Care & Eye Wear; Lifetime Cancer Screening & Prevention Center; Mole Patrol; South University - College of Nursing; St. Joseph’s Hospital; Tampa General Hospital; The Icla da Silva Foundation; University of South Florida - College of Public Health; USF - Morsani College of Medicine; and WalgreensPharmacyare partnering to offer free health testing to medically underserved and uninsured men in the Tampa Bay area. Event includes a free check-up for men, health education workshops, fitness demonstrations and exhibitors of community support services. Admission and parking are free. Breakfast and lunch are available while supplies last.

Bilingual Event – English/Spanish; Help in Haitian Creole also on site.

Free testing includes:

      • Blood Pressure
      • Body Mass Index (BMI)
      • Cholesterol (Total)
      • Diabetic Foot Screening
      • Flu Shots
      • Glucose/Sugar
      • Hepatitis A, B, C
      • HIV/AIDS/STD
      • Lung Function
      • Memory
      • Prostate Exam Voucher (must qualify)
      • Skin Cancer
      • Vision

Confirmed Exhibitors:

      • 100 Black Men of Tampa Bay, Inc.
      • Bay Area Legal Services, Inc.
      • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
      • Center for Equal Health- University of South Florida
      • Coventry Health Plan of Florida
      • Tampa Bay Community Cancer Network
      • HART
      • Health and Healing Touch Wellness Center
      • LUNA & Family Alternatives Services
      • Lutheran Services Florida - Early Head Start Program
      • GLAAM (Gay & Lesbian Alliance At Moffitt)
      • R21 Prostate Cancer Study
      • M-POWER, Moffitt Program for Outreach Wellness Education & Resources
      • Molina Healthcare
      • Florida Department of Health
      • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
      • James A. Haley VAMC Minority Veterans Program
      • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Suncoast Chapter
      • Walgreens Pharmacy
      • WellCare
      • West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
      • Workout Time

SPONSORS:  Moffitt Cancer Center; Walgreens;Bank of America; Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida; New York Yankees; HART

DATE: Saturday, March 17

TIME:  9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

      • Registration opens at 8 a.m.
      • Health Tests & Exhibits: 10 a.m. to noon and 1 – 3 p.m.
      • Testing and exhibits are closed noon to 1 p.m.

WHERE:  Marshall Student Center

                        University of South Florida

                        USF Cedar Circle

                        Tampa FL 33620

                        Enter campus near East Fletcher Avenue and North 42nd Street

TO ATTEND: Pre-register at www.MHFtampa.com or call 1-888-MOFFITT (1-888-663-3488), Press #4.

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Located in Tampa, Moffitt Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, which recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt is also 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.

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