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Montefiore Offers Free Skin Cancer Screening

Bronx, NY (May 27, 2010) -- Skin cancer is the most common of all cancer types. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 1 million skin cancers are diagnosed each year in the United States. That's more than cancers of the prostate, breast, lung, colon, uterus, ovaries, and pancreas combined.

Early detection is vital to treating this disease and preventing it from spreading.  To help combat this disease, Montefiore Medical Center is offering FREEskin cancer screenings for adults and children.

Date:  Sunday, June 13, 2010
Time:  9-11 AM
Location:  Montefiore Medical Center
  Greene Medical Arts Pavilion, 2nd floor
  3400 Bainbridge Ave. (between East 210th Street and Gun Hill Rd.)
  Bronx, NY

No appointment is necessary and no insurance information is required. Walk-ins are welcome. The screening is sponsored by the Division of Dermatology at Montefiore Medical Center. For more information, call 718-920-2680.

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