Fox Chase Cancer Center Offers an Afternoon of Free Skin Cancer Screening
PHILADELPHIA (May 3, 2002) -- A free skin cancer screening is being offered by Fox Chase Cancer Center in Northeast Philadelphia on Monday, May 20th, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Fox Chase's director of dermatology, Stuart R. Lessin, MD, will examine participants on site by appointment only. Skin procedures will not be performed during the screening.
For appointments and more information, call 215-728-5535.
This screening is being offered as part of the American Academy of Dermatology National Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month.
Fox Chase Cancer Center, one of the nation's first comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute in 1974, conducts basic and clinical research; programs of prevention, detection and treatment of cancer; and community outreach. For more information about Fox Chase activities, visit the Center's web site at www.fccc.edu.
Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase also was among the first institutions to receive the National Cancer Institute’s prestigious comprehensive cancer center designation in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has achieved Magnet status for excellence three consecutive times. Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research and oversees programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. For more information, call 1-888-FOX-CHASE (1-888-369-2427).