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Coastal Skin Surgery & Dermatology Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings on May 5

April 26, 2014 by SoWal Staff

Visit Coastal Skin Surgery and Dermatology in Miramar Beach for free skin cancer screenings on Melanoma Monday, May 5 from 1-4pm. 

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.

Coastal Skin Surgery and Dermatology is supporting the American Academy of Dermatology’s nationwide efforts to raise awareness of skin cancer by offering the community free skin cancer screenings in their Destin/Miramar Beach office located at 12469 Emerald Coast Parkway Miramar Beach, FL 32550. Walk-ins and people of all ages will be accepted.

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and 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 25-29 year olds. 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 5, 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: https://www.facebook.com/coastalskinsurgery or contact their office at 850-654-3376.

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. Visit www.coastalskinsurgery.com to learn more.
 

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