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Mark your calendars for a free skin cancer screening

Did you know? Skin Cancer affects nearly 1/5 of Americans in a lifetime. You can reduce that risk with prevention and detection.

Dr. Lori Sanford MD, FAAD, Graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine and Board-Certified Dermatologist, tells us what to look for and how you can take part in a FREE cancer screening!

Detection:

Look for new or changing spots on skin

See board certified dermatologist for any new or suspicious spots or anything itching,charging or bleeding

You can go online to find a free screening near you!

2 screenings in Hancock County next month. 

Focus on Prevention: reduce UV damage

Seek shade (10am-2pm)

Wear sun protective clothing (hats, sunglasses, long sleeves)

Avoid Tanning beds (20 min equivalent to hours in mid-day sun)

Self-Tanners are safe

Wear Sun screen

Spf 30 or higher

Reapply every 2 hours or after swimming

Use generous amount

Throw away after expiration or 1 summer`

Zinc and titanium are ideal igredients for children

Indiana Law now requires that children be allowed to carry apply non-aerosol sunscreen at school

FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENINGS!

Organized and hosted by the Sue Ann Wortman Cancer Center at Hancock Regional Hospital.

WHEN: 5:45-7:45 p.m. • Thursday, May 31

WHERE: Hancock Family Medicine– New Palestine

7375 W. US 52, New Palestine, IN 46163

WHO: Dr. Lori Sanford, Board certified dermatologist and Gena Gore, FNP-BC, Board Certified Nurse Practitioner

HOW: Call (317) 468-4789 today!

Don’t delay booking your FREE appointment!

https://www.aad.org/public

https://www.hancockdermatology.com/

https://www.aad.org/public/spot-skin-cancer/programs/screenings/find-a-screening

SEGMENT IS SPONSORED BY HANCOCK REGIONAL HOSPITAL


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