Moffitt Cancer Center Invites Hispanic Community to Latinos y el Cáncer

October 02, 2018

WHO:             Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida.

WHAT:          Cancer is the leading cause of death among Hispanics in the United States. That is why Moffitt is reaching out to the Hispanic community to invite them to attend Latinos y el cáncer, a free educational
                     symposium conducted entirely in Spanish.

                     The Latinos y el cáncer Educational Symposium is designed to provide cancer education and resources to the Hispanic community. Physicians and researchers from Moffitt and its partner Ponce Health       
                     Sciences University in Puerto Rico will hold interactive sessions to discuss cancer prevention, early detection, physical health and nutrition.

                     Attendees will have the opportunity to hear testimonials from patients and survivors about the emotional impact of cancer.  There will also be free skin cancer screenings and the opportunity to register for
                     the National Marrow Donor Program to become a potential bone marrow donor.

                     Complimentary lunch, parking, and live music will be provided. Space is limited.

WHEN:          Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

WHERE:       Moffitt’s Vincent A. Stabile Research Building, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, Fla. 33612

CONTACT:  To register, visit www.phsu-moffitt.org, email PSM-MCC.Partnership@moffitt.org or call 813-745-1988.

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 49 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s scientific excellence, multidisciplinary research, and robust training and education. Moffitt is a Top 10 cancer hospital and has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1999. Moffitt devotes more than 2 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 6,000 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

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