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Dec. 28, 2007

'Golfing Fore Cancer' proceeds benefit patients

Organizers of the third annual "Golfing Fore Cancer" tournament presented a check for $25,318 on Thursday, Dec. 27, to leaders of Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa in Iowa City.

The funds will be used to provide care and comfort to patients receiving treatments at Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The four-person, best-shot event took place Aug. 10 at Saddleback Golf course in Solon, Iowa, followed by a steak dinner and drawing for prizes.

For information about reservations, donations or sponsorship opportunities for Golfing Fore Cancer 2008, contact Mike Diers at 319-330-4341 or

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is Iowa's only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center. NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers are recognized as the leaders in developing new approaches to cancer prevention and cancer care, conducting leading edge research and educating the public about cancer.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Health Science Relations, 5139 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1178

MEDIA CONTACT: Tom Moore, 319-356-3945,