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MEDIA ADVISORY: Cancer Research To Be Highlighted At Department Of Health Symposium

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

September 11, 2015

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Sept. 11, 2015

CANCER RESEARCH TO BE HIGHLIGHTED AT DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SYMPOSIUM

Free Educational Event to be Held in Orlando

Contact:
Communications Office
NewsMedia@flhealth.gov
(850) 245-4111

Tallahassee, Fla.—The Florida Department of Health invites you to the 2015 Cancer Research Symposium Sept. 18 at University of Central Florida, College of Medicine to highlight advances in cancer research through funding provided by the department. This free event is open to anyone interested in how Florida is improving the landscape of cancer research.

Presentations will feature researchers from H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, University of Central Florida, University of Florida, University of Miami, Florida State University, University of South Florida and Mayo Clinic. State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong will speak on the success of Florida’s cancer research system and the importance of collaboration. Dr. Daniel Armstrong, chair of the Florida Biomedical Research Advisory Council, will discuss the research process.

WHAT: Cancer Research Symposium

WHEN: Sept. 18, 2015
9 a.m. – noon

WHERE: University of Central Florida, College of Medicine, Lewis Auditorium
6850 Lake Nona Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32827

To register, click here.

For more information, visit our website at http://www.floridahealth.gov/events/2015/09/cancer-research-symposium.html.

For a complete agenda, click here.

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