The Healthy KIDZ Program at Moffitt Cancer Center is a community outreach initiative for children and adolescents of all ages focusing on cancer prevention, healthy living and positive life choices. The Healthy KIDZ motto "prevention starts early" is consistent with Moffitt's mission, to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. The program encourages youth from diverse backgrounds to adopt healthy lifestyle choices and offers robust educational programs for the mind and body.
The program focuses on several themes including:
- Dangers of Tobacco
- STEM - Careers in healthcare
- Sun Safety
- The Arts
Signature programs include:
- STEM tours: Moffitt offers campus tours for middle and high school students who are interested in pursuing careers in health care.
- Athletic programs: Collaborative partnerships with area athletic organizations offer students insight into potential career opportunities after sports.
- HEART a Science Teacher: Teachers and administrators visit Moffitt for a half-day seminar to learn from a variety of experts including physicians, researchers and supportive care departments.
For more information on the Healthy KIDZ Program at Moffitt, email HealthyKIDZ@Moffitt.org.
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