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Batter up for Moffitt’s 16th Annual Spring Swing Sun Safety Tour offering free screenings at Florida ballparks

By Staff | Feb 19, 2024

Moffitt Cancer Center‘s Spring Swing Sun Safety Tour offers free skin cancer screenings at specified baseball spring training venues throughout Florida. Screeners look for early signs of skin cancer and promote sun safety with help from Moffitt’s Mole Patrol team. Free giveaways include sunscreen, lip balm and fans.

For the past 15 years, Spring Swing has provided more than 5,000 free skin cancer screenings. Our experts have detected 5,183 suspected cancerous lesions, including 27 suspected melanomas, which is the deadliest form of skin cancer.

Join Moffitt for the 2024 Spring Swing Sun Safety Tour to receive a free skin cancer screening at the following spring training venues:

• Sunday, Feb. 25, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays, Steinbrenner Field, Tampa

• Saturday, March 16, 1:30 – 4 p.m. – Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Detroit Tigers, LECOM Park, Bradenton

• Sunday, March 17, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees, JetBlue Park at Fenway South, Fort Myers

About Moffitt Cancer Center

Moffitt is dedicated to one lifesaving mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. The Tampa-based facility is one of only 56 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s scientific excellence, multidisciplinary research, and robust training and education. Moffitt’s expert nursing staff is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center with Magnet® status, its highest distinction. With more than 9,000 team members, Moffitt has an economic impact in the state of $2.4 billion. For more information, call 1-888-MOFFITT (1-888-663-3488), visit MOFFITT.org, and follow the momentum on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.