Moffitt Cancer Center Hosts The Lung and Thoracic Tumor Education (LATTE) Spring Forum April 8

March 24, 2016

WHO:             Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, will host a free Spring Forum inviting patients, families and friends to a special program in honor of the lung cancer community. 

WHAT:          The Lung and Thoracic Tumor Education (LATTE) Spring Forum will provide educational exhibits, a community art project and a guided tour of Moffitt’s research labs. The Department of Thoracic Oncology will welcome attendees and members from the clinical team who will provide updates in lung cancer research, patient care and supportive services. There will be time at the end of the program for a Q-and-A session.

Panelists will include:

Theresa Boyle, M.D., Ph.D., Pathology

Thomas Dilling, M.D., Radiation Oncology

Diane Portman, M.D., F.A.A.H.P.M., Supportive Care

Lary Robinson, M.D., Cardiothoracic Surgery

Todd Knepper, Personalized Medicine

Holly Wilson, Social Work

Tom and Beverly Burnham, Lung Cancer Patient and Caregiver 

WHEN:          Friday, April 8, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

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

CONTACT:  For more information or to RSVP, please call 1-888-MOFFITT (1-888-663-3488) or email LATTE@Moffitt.org. Please RSVP by Friday, April 1. Registration is required and free. Lunch will be provided.

Complimentary valet parking will be provided; please use Gold Valet. 

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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