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Support breast cancer research at Pink Out 2010

January 13, 2010                                                                       Contact: Matt Splett
                                                                                                      Media Coordinator
                                                                                                      splettm@health.missouri.edu 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                    (573) 882-5663


COLUMBIA, Mo. — Ellis Fischel Cancer Center is teaming up with the University of Missouri Women’s Gymnastics team at Pink Out 2010 to support Ellis Fischel’s breast cancer research and awareness program. The MU Tigers will compete against the Iowa State Cyclones at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, at the Hearnes Center.

MU gymnasts will wear pink leotards in honor of breast cancer awareness. The first 500 fans will receive free Pink Out 2010 T-shirts, and breast cancer survivors will be recognized at the meet.

Tickets cost $5 for adults and $3 for youth. For every ticket sold, $1 will go directly to Ellis Fischel’s breast cancer research program.

To purchase tickets in advance, please call (573) 884-PAWS or visit www.mutigers.com. Tickets are also for sale at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, located at 115 Business Loop 70 W. in Columbia.

Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, a part of University of Missouri Health Care, provides comprehensive cancer care to patients from every county in the state. More than 100 physician specialists and other trained professionals work together to improve and save the lives of cancer patients. Designated Missouri’s official state cancer center in 2004, Ellis Fischel services include inpatient and outpatient treatment and cancer screening.




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