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Published on January 16, 2014

Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, Mizzou Gymnastics Team Up Against Breast Cancer With Pink Out 2014

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 2014, with a competition beginning 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at the Hearnes Center.

MU Tiger gymnasts will compete against the University of Arkansas wearing pink leotards to promote breast cancer awareness. Free T-shirts and pink pom-poms will be given to the first 500 fans.

Tickets cost $5 for adults and $3 for children. For every ticket sold, $1 will be donated to Ellis Fischel Cancer Center for breast cancer research. To purchase tickets in advance, please call 1 (800) CAT-PAWS or visit The Hearnes Center ticket office will open at 5 p.m. Friday.

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. Ellis Fischel’s breast health program is the only breast center in central Missouri accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.