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More than 300 cancer patients and their families enjoy a Thanksgiving Dinner at the Tampa Cancer Center.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers players Adam Hayward and Mason Foster served turkey and dressing with Florida Cancer Specialists physicians and staff before mingling with patients and their families.
Thanksgiving Comes Early for Cancer Patients & Families
More than 300 cancer patients and their family members attended an early Thanksgiving Dinner on Wednesday, November 20th. The event was hosted by the physicians and staff of Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) and held at the Tampa Cancer Center, 3402 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Tampa, FL 33607. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Mason Foster and Adam Hayward served food and greeted patients and their family members.
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The Port Charlotte office of Florida Cancer Specialists was one of the sponsors of the inaugural SW Florida Lung Cancer 5K Run/Walk, held in mid-November. Dr. Vance Wright-Browne (on the right), head nurse Tammy Bennett and senior lab staff member Marsha Lewis were among the 600 participants in the run/walk, which helps to raise awareness and support in the movement to defeat lung cancer. Established by the non-profit Lung Cancer Research Council, the 5K event was very successful, raising over $77,000 for lung cancer research efforts. Click here to learn more.
Congressman Ted Deutch praised FCS for providing world-class cancer care in communities across Florida.
Drs. Todd Gersten and Daniel Spitz lead the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the FCS office in Wellington.
Wellington Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Celebration
November 25, 2013..... The Wellington office of Florida Cancer Specialists held a ribbon-cutting celebration on November 25, 2013. Congressman Ted Deutch was one of the dignitaries who was on hand to congratulate FCS physicians, leaders and staff members.
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Tampa Cancer Center Recognized as World-Class Facility
Florida Cancer Specialists’ Location Cited for Innovation, Design
November 18, 2013..... Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) is pleased to announce that the Tampa Cancer Center has been recognized by the Healthcare Design Conference as an example of an innovative healthcare facility that contributes to the well-being of both patients and staff. The Healthcare Design Conference, which was held November 16 – 19 in Orlando, is an international gathering of prominent healthcare professionals, hospital executives, architects, consultants and developers, who meet, learn and discuss the newest trends in healthcare design, advancement, technology and implementation.
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Dr. Eric Lubiner Named a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists
November 18, 2013..... Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) is pleased to announce that Eric T. Lubiner, DO has been named a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI). Dr. Lubiner was conferred the honor in October after he was nominated by two individual Fellows of ACOI. Their recommendations included substantive evidence of Dr. Lubiner’s excellence in clinical, teaching and research areas, as well as other professional achievements.
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FCS staff, nurses, patients and families show their support for the Bucs Breast Cancer Awareness game.
Florida Cancer Specialists nurses and staff joined the children of breast cancer survivors on the field at the Tampa Bay Bucs breast cancer awareness game. The Bucs also made a $10,000 donation to the FCS Foundation, which supports qualified cancer patients with non-medical living expenses as they are undergoing treatment. Click here for more information.
Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) is the largest independent oncology/hematology practice in the United States. With over 160 physicians, 100 nurse practitioners and more than 70 clinical sites in our network, we are committed to providing world-class cancer care in community-based settings close to home. Recognized by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) with a national Clinical Trials Participation Award, FCS offers patients access to more clinical trials than any private oncology practice in Florida.
Our physicians are consistently ranked nationally as Top Doctors by U.S. News & World Report. Trained in such prestigious medical schools and research institutes as Duke, Stanford, Harvard, Emory, M.D. Anderson, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering, the physicians of Florida Cancer Specialists provide leadership and consultation in the state's leading hospitals.
Established in 1984, FCS serves patients on the Gulf Coast from Naples to the greater Tampa Bay area, north as far as Tallahassee, in Orlando and surrounding Central Florida communities, and on the East Coast in Palm Beach County.
At Florida Cancer Specialists, our primary purpose – and our passion – is to provide the most advanced cancer treatment, using cutting-edge technologies, in a setting where patients can be close to home and surrounded by family and friends.