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Partnership Outreach events in Ponce

¡Salud! Serie de charlas: Are educational sessions focused on reducing cancer health disparities in the Hispanic community. The next activity is scheduled for Thursday, January 24, 2019 at the Río Jueyes Community Center Coamo, a rural area of Puerto Rico. The topic will be Resilience: Life Challenges in which invited speakers will present information related to Support for the cancer survivor and the caregiver and; The art and science of positive thinking. For more information, please call 787.840.2575 x 2566 or e-mail: ccortes@psm.edu.

Hablemos de cancer: The educational symposium will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the facilities of the Pontificia Universidad Católica, 2250 Blvd. Luis A. Ferre, Ponce, Puerto Rico. Attendees will be community members in general and those affected by cancer, researchers and physicians specialized in cancer-related health. The community will have the opportunity to ask questions to experts in the area while benefiting from cancer and health screenings. It is an event free of cost. Space is limited. For more information, please call 787.840.2575 x 2566 or e-mail: ccortes@psm.edu.

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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