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News ReleasesMontefiore 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.
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.