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Funding Announcement for U54 PHSU-MCC Partnership Developmental Research Projects

The Ponce Health Sciences University and Moffitt Cancer Center Partnership to Advance Cancer Health Equity (PACHE) announce the availability of funds to support joint developmental research projects in cancer for faculty members at PHSU and MCC. Developmental Research Projects are targeted to develop as pilot and full research projects in the U54 PHSU-MCC Partnership. For more information about this opportunity, please click here.

Would you like to apply? Download the application form and apply now! For application guidelines, please click here. The deadline for submission is October 1, 2018 at 5:00 pm.

For more information please contact Hannia Delgado at PHSU (hdelgado@psm.edu) or Sabrina Rodriguez at MCC (Sabrina.Rodriguez@moffitt.org

Partnership Outreach events in Tampa *Event is in Spanish*

Latinos y el cáncer: The PHSU-MCC Partnership will host its 7th educational symposium on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The free event, which will be hosted in Spanish, will take place at the Vincent A. Stabile Research Building, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, Florida. This event  was designed to provide cancer education and resources to the Hispanic community. Physicians will offer interactive sessions about cancer prevention, early detection, genetics, mental health, nutrition and much more. The participants will have the opportunity to register with the National Bone Marrow Donor Registry to become potential donors. Also, free skin cancer screenings will be provided.

Free lunch and parking provided. Space is limited.

For more information or to RSVP, please call (813) 745-1988 or e-mail: Jomar.Lopez@Moffitt.org

Puerto Rico Relief Efforts — How You Can Help

Hurricanes Irma and Maria have left millions in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean without electricity, water and much-needed supplies. Moffitt Cancer Center has created a Puerto Rico Response workgroup to address how we can assist in the recovery efforts. To donate online, visit Moffitt.org/GiveSelect a dollar amount. Under Gift Designation, select Direct my gift to. In the dropdown menu, select Other. In the Details for Other box, type Puerto Rico.

To send supplies to Moffitt patients, families and community partners on the island, please email PuertoRico@Moffitt.org

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