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Spring Swing-Moffitt's Sun Safety Tour to kickoff March 1
02/04/2008 10:53 AM ET
Who: Tampa Bay Rays & Moffitt Cancer Center

What: Spring Swing-Moffitt's Sun Safety Tour is a partnership with Moffitt Cancer Center and the Tampa Bay Rays offering free skin cancer screenings at specified baseball Spring Training venues throughout the month of March 2008. The tour kicks off March 1st in search of the early signs of skin cancer while promoting sun safety and skin cancer awareness and education.

When/Where: Screenings will begin approximately two hours before game time

Saturday, March 1st, St. Pete, Progress Energy Park Blue Jays vs. Rays; 1:05 pm

Saturday, March 8th, Tampa, Legends Field Rays vs. Yankees; 1:15 pm

Thursday, March 13th, Fort Myers, City of Palms Park Rays vs. Red Sox; 1:05 pm

Saturday, March 15th, Port St. Lucie, Tradition Field Cardinals vs. Mets; 1:00 pm

Tuesday, March 18th, Clearwater, Bright House Networks Field Rays vs. Phillies; 1:05 pm

Saturday, March 22nd, Jupiter, Roger Dean Stadium Twins vs. Cardinals; 1:05 pm

Tuesday, March 25th, Dunedin, Knology Park Rays vs. Blue Jays; 1:05 pm

Friday, March 28th, St. Pete, Progress Energy Park Reds vs. Rays; 1:05 pm

Saturday, March 29th, Sarasota, Ed Smith Stadium Rays vs. Reds; 1:05 pm

For more information, please visit www.moffitt.org

About Moffitt Cancer Center
Located in Tampa, Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center (www.moffitt.org) is the only Florida-based cancer center with the NCI designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center for its excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt currently has 15 affiliates in Florida, one in Georgia and two in Puerto Rico. Additionally, Moffitt is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a prestigious alliance of the country's leading cancer centers, and is listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of "America's Best Hospitals" for cancer, as well as for ear, nose and throat. Moffitt's sole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.

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