Coastal Skin Surgery & Dermatology Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings on Melanoma Monday
April 28, 2015 (PRLEAP.COM) Health NewsApril 28, 2015 - Destin, FL.- As a way to raise awareness of melanoma and other types of skin cancer and to encourage early detection through self-exams, the American Academy of Dermatology designates the first Monday in May as Melanoma Monday. This year Melanoma Monday falls on May 4, 2015.
Coastal Skin Surgery and Dermatology is supporting American Academy of Dermatology's nationwide efforts to raise awareness of skin cancer by offering the community free skin cancer screenings at all three of their office locations on Monday, May 4, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Coastal Skin Surgery and Dermatology will be accepting walk-ins and people of all ages at the following locations:
Destin/ Miramar Beach
12469 Emerald Coast Parkway, Suite 101
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Fort Walton Beach
930 Mar Walt Drive, Suite C
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Niceville/ Bluewater Bay
4400 Highway 20 E, Suite 410
Niceville, FL 32578 (Merchants Walk)
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Current estimates are that one in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetime. Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer and is the most common form of cancer for people aged 25-29.
In an effort to improve these numbers Coastal Skin Surgery and Dermatology encourages everyone to regularly perform self-exams and schedule yearly skin exams. Wearing orange on Monday May 4, and/or getting screened for skin cancer will help support the Academy of Dermatology's vision of a world without skin cancer. For questions or additional info on the free cancer screenings that will be provided by Coastal Skin Surgery & Dermatology please visit their Facebook page: facebook.com/coastalskinsurgery or contact their office at (850) 654-3376.
About Coastal Skin Surgery & Dermatology
Coastal Skin Surgery & Dermatology is a premier dermatology practice on Florida's Emerald Coast devoted to providing the most advanced surgical, medical, and cosmetic treatments for skin. They offer a broad variety of state-of-the-art procedures to maximize skin's health, keeping it healthy and looking its best. Coastal Skin Surgery & Dermatology's highly trained staff is committed to providing the most comprehensive dermatological care to patients of all ages, focusing on individuals concerns and needs.