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!
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!
SEGMENT IS SPONSORED BY HANCOCK REGIONAL HOSPITAL