UCSF Offers Free Skin Cancer Screening on May 12

March 12, 2007
News Office: Kristen Bole (415) 502-6397


Members of the public are invited to undergo free skin cancer screenings at a UCSF community service event. As part of a national effort by the American Academy of Dermatology, the UCSF Department of Dermatology will be conducting free skin cancer screenings and educating patients about sun protection. No appointment is necessary.


Saturday, May 12 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion, 1701 Divisadero St., 3rd Floor, San Francisco


May is designated as Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month by the American Academy of Dermatology. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetimes, but through early detection, it can be highly curable.

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