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Free Skin Cancer Screenings Planned for May


Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Based on current statistics from the American Cancer Society, more than 1 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed yearly in the United States but, if detected early, most skin cancers can be successfully treated.

As a community service, free skin cancer screenings will be presented throughout May by The Melanoma Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center and area dermatologists. Screening will be held at 101 Old Short Hills Road, Suite 401, West Orange, NJ, on the following dates and times: May 1, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm; May 8; 8:30 am to 3:30 pm; May 11; 5:00 to 7:30 pm; May 15; 9:00 to 10:00 am; May 17; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm; and May 18; 9:00 to 11:00 am.

Those with abnormal-looking or changing moles are encouraged to attend. For further information and to register, please call The RWJBHLINK at 1-888-724-7123. Please leave a home and cell number when registering.

For general questions about this upcoming skin cancer screening, please call Moira Davis, RN, at 973-322-8085.

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