Spring Swing 2014

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Spring Swing®, Moffitt’s Sun Safety Tour, is a partnership between Moffitt Cancer Center and the Tampa Bay Rays, offering free skin cancer screenings at specified baseball spring training venues throughout the state of Florida.  Screeners look for early signs of skin cancer while promoting sun safety, skin cancer awareness and education with help from Moffitt's Mole Patrol® team.

In the seven years of the Spring Swing program, 3,417 baseball fans have received a free screening.  Our skin cancer experts have detected 3,518 suspected cancerous lesions, including 25 suspected melanomas, which is the deadliest form of skin cancer.

Below are statistics from the four stops on our 2014 tour: 

  • Tradition Field, Port St. Lucie, FL
    71 screenings performed
    47 suspicious lesions detected

  • McKechnie Field, Bradenton, FL
    98 screenings performed
    169 suspicious lesions detected

  • Charlotte Sports Park, Port Charlotte, FL
    71 screenings performed
    122 suspicious lesions detected
    2 suspected cases of melanoma detected

  • Hammond Stadium, Fort Myers, FL 
    138 screenings performed
    134 suspicious lesions detected
    1 suspected case of melanoma detected.

Watch Raymond get his free skin cancer screening at Spring Swing®. 



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