Moffitt Cancer Center Opens Popup Location in University Mall to Provide Breast Cancer Education and Awareness

October 17, 2016

TAMPA, Fla., —Shoppers at University Mall can now stop by Moffitt Cancer Center’s popup Community Outreach and Education Center to learn more about cancer. Early detection is crucial when it comes to fighting this disease. The popup center provides:

· Education workshops on prevention and survivorship

· Information on available services and new innovations in research and treatment

· Patient navigation to Moffitt and other health resources

The popup location is part of a partnership between Moffitt Cancer Center and University Mall to provide a place for the community to come for a more informal and relaxed atmosphere for cancer education.   

Moffitt’s M-POWER (Moffitt Program for Outreach Wellness Education & Resources) team invites the local community to celebrate this popup location with a free Pink Party Breast Cancer Awareness Event from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. Attendees will enjoy chair massages, refreshments, door prizes, hors d’oeuvres and more. Space is limited. Please call 813-745-4306 for details.

Media Opportunity:

WHO: Moffitt Cancer Center’s M-POWER Education and Outreach Program

WHAT: Grand Opening Celebration and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

WHEN: 6- 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21

WHERE: University Mall, 2200 E. Fowler Ave. (Located between Jimmy Jazz and Cinderella Bridal)

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 MOFFITT.org, and follow the momentum on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

###