Beaumont Hospital giving free cancer screenings; checking for melanoma

Offer available at Berkley location only

Beaumont Hospital is hosting a free skin cancer screening Monday.

They are being held May 5, from 10:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the hospitals Berkley location at 1949 West 12 Mile Road in suite 100.

The screenings are available to adults 18 & older by pre-appointment, you can register at https://classes.beaumont.edu and search for "Melanoma Screening" or call (800) 633-7377.

The Hospital is hoping to encourage early detection and increased awareness of Melanoma, which is the deadliest form of skin cancer, according to Beaumont Hospital. 

The majority of Melanoma cases result from environmental factors, such as sun exposure. However, those who are at a higher risk of  the condition include people with exposure to ultraviolet light found in tanning lamps, those who have numerous moles, or those with fair skin, freckles or red or blond hair. Those with a family history of skin cancer are also at high risk as well as people with a weak immune system.

 


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