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Published on January 17, 2012

Support Breast Cancer Research And Awareness At Pink Out 2012

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Ellis Fischel Cancer Center is teaming up with the University of Missouri Women's Gymnastics Team to support breast cancer research and awareness at Pink Out 2012, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20 at the Hearnes Center.

MU Tiger gymnasts will compete against the University of Denver wearing pink leotards to promote breast cancer awareness.

Tickets cost $5 for adults and $3 for children. One dollar from every ticket sold will be donated to Ellis Fischel Cancer Center for breast cancer research. Free T-shirts will be given to the first 500 fans.

To purchase tickets in advance, please call 1 (800) CAT-PAWS or visit

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. Ellis Fischel was designated Missouri's official state cancer center in 2004. The cancer center is named after a St. Louis surgeon who was devoted to the early detection and treatment of cancer.