Skin Cancer Awareness Month

WTNH– Oncologist Susan Alsamarai, MD and RN Patient Navigator Katherine Clemente discuss skin cancer awareness because May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month.

As with many other health problems, prevention and early detection are key. Skin cancer is very treatable if found early. To best protect yourself from the summer sun wear wide-brimmed hat, the right sunglasses, and us sunscreen. Also read a sunscreen label to find out how much you need and how you should apply.  Remember the acronym ABCDE can help determine if a suspicious mole might be cancerous (or not).

There are Free Skin Cancer Screenings at MidState Medical Center on:

  • Tuesday, May 6: 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
  • Monday, May 19: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 22: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Please call 203 694 8631 to reserve your spot.

MidState Medical Center is located at 435 Lewis Avenue in Meriden. Call 1-800-DOCTORS or go to midstatemedical.org.

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