Moffitt Joins The Tampa Yankees For Pink Out Night

May 28, 2009

Game Brings Awareness to Breast Cancer

Who:

The Tampa Yankees and Moffitt Cancer Center

What:

The Tampa Yankees will host their third Breast Cancer Awareness night as they battle the Charlotte Stone Crabs. Special breast cancer-themed jerseys worn by Tampa Yankees players will be auctioned throughout the game. Fans also may purchase a pink prize balloon that will be filled with a surprise! Pink Out’s first pitch will be thrown by Moffitt’s Dr. John Kiluk, breast surgical oncologist. Other Pink Out special guests include Dr. Christine Laronga, program leader of the Don and Erika Wallace Comprehensive Breast Program; and Moffitt’s Center for Women’s Oncology team. Tickets are $4 for general admission, $6 reserved seating. A portion of all proceeds will benefit breast cancer research.

When/Where:

Saturday, May 30, 7 p.m., George M. Steinbrenner Field

To purchase game tickets, visit http://tampa.yankees.milb.com. 

About H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Located in Tampa, Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center  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. Moffitt’s sole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.

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