Moffitt Cancer Center and Florida Governor Rick Scott Make Major Announcement

September 22, 2016

WHO:  Moffitt Cancer Center, the No. 6 cancer hospital in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report, and Florida Governor Rick Scott

WHAT: Moffitt and Gov. Scott will make a joint announcement important to the future of cancer research and care in the state of Florida.

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 22 at 10 a.m.

WHERE: Moffitt Cancer Center, Vincent A. Stabile Research Building Atrium, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, Fla. 33612.

CONTACT:  Please contact Steve Blanchard at or 813-745-1718 if you have questions or would like to RSVP for the event.

About Moffitt Cancer Center
Moffitt is dedicated to one lifesaving mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. The Tampa-based facility is one of only 47 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research, clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt is the No. 6 cancer hospital in the nation and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Hospitals” for cancer care since 1999. Moffitt devotes more than 2.5 million square feet to research and patient care. Moffitt’s expert nursing staff is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center with Magnet® status, its highest distinction. With more than 5,200 team members, Moffitt has an economic impact in the state of $2.1 billion. For more information, call 1-888-MOFFITT (1-888-663-3488), visit, and follow the momentum on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube