Moffitt Cancer Center to Host Free Lung and Thoracic Tumor Education Fall Forum in the Villages

October 14, 2013

WHO: Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, is inviting lung cancer patients, families and the community to attend the Free LATTE Fall Forum.

WHAT: Moffitt will host the Lung and Thoracic Tumor Education (LATTE) Fall Forum in honor of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lunch will be provided. Dr. Lary A. Robinson, thoracic surgeon and co-director of the Center for Infection Research in Cancer, will present “Updates in Research: The Role of Infectious Diseases in Cancer Development.” Lung cancer advocate Larry Grimes will discuss “Memories in Motion: The Reason I Advocate.” A  Q-and-A discussion will follow. The Faces of Lung Cancer project will be on display, and educational materials will be available.

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 7 (11 a.m.: registration, 11:30 a.m.: lunch, noon: program)

WHERE: New Covenant Church, 3470 Woodridge Drive, The Villages

CONTACT: RSVP by Nov. 1 to 1-888-MOFFITT (1-888-663-3488) or to

About Moffitt Cancer Center

Located in Tampa, Moffitt is one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research, its contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt is the No. 1 cancer hospital in Florida and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” for cancer since 1999. With more than 4,200 employees, Moffitt has an economic impact on the state of nearly $2 billion. For more information, visit, and follow the Moffitt momentum on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.