Genesis Offers Free Skin Cancer Screening May 18


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Posted Online: April 24, 2013, 10:37 am
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Press release submitted by Genesis Health System.

DAVENPORT -- The most common form of cancer also is one of the most treatable and preventable, but if left untreated, skin cancer can be deadly.
May is National Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. Quad Cities residents are being urged to take advantage of a free skin cancer screening from 8-10 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, at the Genesis Cancer Care Institute, located at Genesis Medical Center, 1401 West Central Park Ave., Davenport,
The screening is for people who have not previously had a screening for skin cancer. Dermatologists John Bovenmeyer, M.D., Paula Giudici, M.D., Manish Kumar, M.D., Michael Messingham, M.D., Susan Perry, M.D., and Nicole Luszczyk, Physician Assistant will be conducting the screening. Appointments are required and should be made by going to www.genesishealth.com/classes & events/screenings. You may also call (563) 421-8667 and leave a message.
Participants should use the atrium entrance located on the Central Park Avenue side of the hospital to attend the screening.

















 



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