Cancer is the leading cause of death among Hispanics in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Our free educational events help educate the Hispanic community in Tampa Bay about the importance of cancer prevention, early detection, treatment programs and cancer research in the fight against cancer.
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¡Salud! Serie de charlas
¡Salud! Serie de charlas are educational sessions focused on reducing cancer health disparities in the Hispanic community. A panel of Spanish-speaking healthcare providers, cancer experts and cancer survivors discuss health topics and answer questions from the audience. Topics include cancer prevention, early detection, specific types of cancer, emotional well-being, coping skills, clinical trials, and patient testimonials.
Upcoming events: Saturday, July 15, 2017 *Event in Spanish*
Previous events:August 8, 2013 at Ana G. Méndez University System
November 23, 2013 at Moffitt Cancer Center
March 29, 2014 at Moffitt Cancer Center
July 19, 2014 at Moffitt Cancer Center
February 21, 2015 at Centro de Apoyo Hispano
June 6, 2015 at Moffitt Cancer Center
December 22, 2015 at Catholic Charities’ Blessed Sacrament Manor
February 13, 2016 at Moffitt Cancer Center’s Stabile Research Building
Latinos y el cáncer®
The Latinos y el cáncer Educational Symposium provides cancer education and resources to the Hispanic community. Moffitt and Ponce physician and healthcare professionals discuss cancer prevention, screening, early detection, and health disparities with the community. This event is held at Moffitt Cancer Center every other year; it is free of cost and open to the community.
Community Health FairsCommunity health fairs are a great opportunity to provide health education. These activities are common within communities and are usually organized by health services or provider organizations, such as the American Cancer Society, universities, and community-based organizations. Our team will identify community-sponsored health fairs within the Tampa Bay area and participate by providing cancer health educational materials and answering questions.
To request our participation in a local health fair or other event, please contact PSM-MCC.Partnership@moffitt.org.
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