Moffitt Cancer Center Hosts Free Breakfast Presentation in Puerto Rico on Tips for Preventing Cancer

March 29, 2016

TAMPA, Fla. – Moffitt Cancer Center will offer the tenth event in its series of free cancer education programs called “De Moffitt a Puerto Rico: Charlas sobre cáncer” April 16, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The program, presented in Spanish, will focus on powerful tips for preventing cancer. The event will be held at the San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, 1309 Ashford Ave., San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Moffitt experts Nagi Kumar, Ph.D, R.D, F.A.D.A., director of the department of Cancer Chemoprevention, and Karen Fields, M.D., medical director of the Moffitt Oncology Network,  will offer information on new advances in research for cancer prevention and answer questions from the audience. 

Aside from common tips such as eating healthy, getting ample amount of rest, avoiding alcohol and sun exposure, the discussion will explore clinically-proven techniques that can help with cancer prevention, as well as benefit cancer survivors who have finished treatment. 

At this free event, guests will have the opportunity to ask questions and talk one-on-one with top experts from Moffitt, the only Florida-based National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. 

The program is being hosted by the Puerto Rico Advisory Council for Moffitt Cancer Center.  Breakfast will be provided.  Parking and door prizes are included.   

To register, visit MOFFITT.org/PRevent or call 813-745-8550. For additional information, email PuertoRico@Moffitt.org. 

About Moffitt Cancer Center
Moffitt is dedicated to one lifesaving mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. One of the three largest cancer centers in the United States based on patient volume, the Tampa-based facility 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. Moffitt devotes more than 2 million square feet to research and patient care. With more than 5,000 team members, Moffitt has an economic impact in the state of $1.9 billion. For more information, call 1-888-MOFFITT (1-888-663-3488), visit MOFFITT.org, and follow the Moffitt momentum on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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