Moffitt Cancer Center Receives Grant to Provide Free Mammograms

August 13, 2015

WHO: Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, The National Breast Cancer Foundation and Hungry Howie’s Pizza & Subs, Inc.

WHAT: Moffitt’s mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Now, with the help of a new grant from the National Breast Cancer Foundation and Hungry Howie’s, the cancer center will be able to provide a limited number of free mammograms to women in the Tampa Bay area. Women would have to meet a certain set of criteria to qualify, which includes insurance and income requirements.

Hungry Howie’s has been raising money for breast cancer screening and prevention since 2009 through Love, Hope & Pizza. The pizza company has donated more than $1 million to the National Breast Cancer Foundation to fund free mammogram programs throughout the United States.

WHERE: Moffitt Screening & Prevention, 4117 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, Fla. 33612           

CONTACT: For more information or to see if you qualify for a free mammogram, please contact Moffitt’s Patient Appointment Center at 813-745-3980.           

About Moffitt Cancer Center
Located in Tampa, Moffitt is one of only 45 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 top-ranked cancer hospital in Florida and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Hospitals” for cancer care since 1999. With more than 4,600 team members, Moffitt has an economic impact in the state of $1.9 billion. For more information, visit MOFFITT.org, and follow the Moffitt momentum on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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