It’s baseball season! Do your part and pitch in for prevention! Join Major League Baseball’s Minnesota Twins and prevent prostate and colorectal cancers.
Mayo Clinic, Fight Colorectal Cancer and Ed Randall’s Fans for the Cure will host an educational event on how to stay healthy and prevent prostate and colorectal cancers on Monday, July 21. You'll be able to watch the live stream in the window below.
On July 21-23, Target Field is “going blue” as colorectal and prostate cancer groups pitch in to spread awareness about preventing prostate and colorectal cancers. Country singer and national spokesman for Fight Colorectal Cancer, Craig Campbell, will perform during the game as awareness messages play on the Jumbotron.
Whether you’re near the Twin Cities or in another major league city, show your support and get screened this summer.
July 18th, 2014 · Leave a Comment
By Lee Aase
Craig Campbell, country music artist and singer of the hit song "Keep them Kisses Comin’" will perform briefly for Mayo Clinic employees and patients in the Edith Graham Mayo Courtyard at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus in Rochester, Minn. at noon on Monday, July 21.
Campbell was 11 years old when he lost his father to colorectal cancer, and is now the national spokesman for Fight Colorectal Cancer. Mayo Clinic is teaming up with Campbell, Fight Colorectal Cancer and Ed Randall’s Fans for the Cureto raise awareness about prostate cancer and colorectal cancer prevention. The joint campaign, Pitch For Prevention, encourages baseball fans to “pitch in” to prevent prostate and colorectal cancer during a three-game series at Target Field in Minneapolis, July 21-23 when the Minnesota Twins host the Cleveland Indians.
Pitch for Prevention activities will include an educational event for prostate and colorectal cancer at Target Field (and live streamed online here) with research updates from Mayo Clinic physicians Paul Limburg, M.D. and Stephen A. Boorjian M.D., as well as educational booths on Target Plaza, and a champion’s march and performance by Campbell on Target Field.
Learn more at Pitch for Prevention.