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Nationwide Tour Golf Pros Tour Rex Cancer Center

Funds from The Rex Hospital Open to support cancer care in Wake County

June 6, 2011

WHAT:
Nationwide Tour golf professionals competing in this week's Rex Hospital Open will tour the Rex Cancer Center at Rex Hospital on Tuesday, June 7, along with cancer specialists from Rex Cancer Center and the UNC Specialty Clinic at Rex.

Players will get a first-hand look at the comprehensive cancer care provided to patients through Rex Hospital and its affiliation with the UNC Health Care System and its N.C. Cancer Hospital.

WHY:
Funds raised from this year's charitable golf tournament will benefit the new N.C. Cancer Hospital at Rex that is scheduled to break ground this fall. Since its inception, The Rex Hospital Open has raised more than $5.6 million to support programs and services at Rex Hospital.

WHO:
Golf professionals Tom Scherrer and Ty Tryon

WHEN:
Tuesday, June 7 at 2 p.m.

WHERE:
Rex Cancer Center - Rex Hospital
4420 Lake Boone Trail
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 784-3105

MEDIA NOTE:
Media are invited to attend. To arrange interviews or for more information, email Alison Brown or call 724-454-2238.

 


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