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29 Oct

Free Skin Cancer Screening on Nov.12 in Fremont

Methodist Fremont Health will provide free skin cancer screenings from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Methodist Fremont Health Medical Center’s Health Park Plaza, 450 E. 23rd St. in Fremont. Screenings will be performed by Deb Baker, APRN, and are offered by appointment only.

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. One type of skin cancer, melanoma, is extremely dangerous because it can spread quickly to other parts of the body. But with early detection and proper treatment, the cure rate for most skin cancers is very high.

Anyone can get skin cancer, but people with red or blond hair, blue or green eyes, or fair skin that freckles or burns easily are at increased risk.

One of the most common signs of skin cancer is a mole or freckle that changes size, shape, color or texture, especially over a short period of time.

Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the No. 1 cause of skin cancer, but UV light from tanning beds is just as harmful. Exposure to sunlight during the winter months puts you at the same risk as exposure during the summer.

To get a free skin cancer screening, call (844) 4-FREMONT (844-437-3666) and reserve your spot today. Appointments are limited.