Moffitt Cancer Center Mole Patrol to Offer Free Skin Screenings at Clearwater Beach

July 29, 2013

WHO: Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, is hosting the annual Clearwater Beach Mole Patrol.

WHAT: Moffitt’s team of skin cancer experts with the Mole Patrol will offer free skin screenings on the beach. Sunscreen samples and educational material will be available. The Mole Patrol travels across Florida to offer free skin cancer screenings and cancer education. If suspicious lesions are identified, participants receive follow-up recommendations to take to their primary care physicians or Moffitt.

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 10

WHERE: Pier 60 Pavilion, Clearwater Beach

CONTACT: Call Lois Rendina at 813-745-2625.

About Moffitt Cancer Center

Located in Tampa, Moffitt is one of only 41 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. Since 1999, Moffitt has been listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” for cancer. With more than 4,200 employees, Moffitt has an economic impact on the state of nearly $2 billion. For more information, visit, and follow the Moffitt momentum on Facebook, twitter and YouTube.