Skin Cancer Awareness Lecture – Wednesday, May 21

Media Contact: 
Erin Gigliotti
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(315) 624-5581
Release Date: 
May 2, 2014

May is National Skin Cancer/Melanoma Awareness Month and The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare is offering a free lecture titled “Issues Related to Sun Exposure” on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 6pm. The presentation will take place in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica.

“Skin Cancer is one of the most common types of cancer; more than two million cases will be diagnosed this year,” notes program presenter, Dr. Edward Lee. “Learning the ABC's of skin cancer (asymmetry, border, color, diameter and elevation) helps you identify the areas of your skin that may be cancerous and save your life.”

Skin cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancers. Learn how to protect your skin and reduce your risk of being diagnosed with skin cancer, as well as how to monitor yourself for skin cancers.

The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required as seating is limited. Email or call 315.624.HOPE (4673) or to reserve your seat today. Please provide your name, phone number and number of attendees.