WHO: Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, is hosting a grand opening reception of the Gruden Huddle Room at the new, high-tech McKinley Outpatient Center.
WHAT: The Gruden Huddle Room will honor Jon and Cindy Gruden’s extraordinary generosity and dedication to Moffitt, its patients and their families. It will be used primarily for tumor boards, where a number of doctors who are experts in different specialties review and discuss the medical condition and treatment options of a patient. Additionally, the Grudens’ gift will support Moffitt’s world renowned clinical application of immunotherapy, pioneered by Dr. James Mule, which uses the patient’s own immune system to fight their cancer.
WHEN: Thursday, December 17, 2015: 1 p.m.
WHERE: Moffitt McKinley Outpatient Center, 10920 N. McKinley Drive, Tampa, Fla.
CONTACT: For more information contact Mark Hendrickson at 336-314-7787.
About Moffitt Cancer Center
Located in Tampa, Moffitt is one of only 45 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research, its contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt is the top-ranked cancer hospital in Florida and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Hospitals” for cancer care since 1999. With more than 5,000 team members, Moffitt has an economic impact in the state of $1.9 billion. For more information, visit MOFFITT.org, and follow the Moffitt momentum on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
About Jon and Cindy Gruden
Jon Gruden is ESPN TV’s “Monday Night Football” analyst. He is the former head coach of the Oakland Raiders and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who won Super Bowl XXXVII in his first year with the Bucs. He and Cindy have three sons, and live in Tampa.