PCH offering free skin cancer clinic

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

On Wednesday, May 13, Dr. John Stephens of Dermatology, Inc. will be conducting free skin cancer screens at Putnam County Hospital.

The screen is a biannual event that is sponsored by the Putnam County Hospital Cancer Center.

"Early detection is the key to treating melanoma," Casey Hendrixson, Cancer Center RN, noted. "We offer the free screen to encourage more people to take an interest in their health and to protect themselves from cancer."

The screening will be conducted by appointment only. To schedule a skin cancer screen, persons may contact the Cancer Center at 655-2581.

The screens will take place from 3-50 p.m. on May 13 in the first-floor clinic at the hospital.

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