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Published on April 20, 2016

Cone Health Cancer Center Offers Free Screenings for the Most Common Cancer

Skin cancer screenings can be highly effective in saving lives

Skin cancer has a 98 percent cure rate—when caught early. That is why Cone Health Cancer Center is partnering with the American Academy of Dermatology to provide several free skin cancer screenings.

The screenings will be held:

  • Monday, May 2, 6-8 p.m. at Cone Health Cancer Center at Wesley Long Hospital, 501 N. Elam Ave., Greensboro.
  • Monday, May 16, 5:30-7 p.m. at Cone Health Cancer Center at Annie Penn Hospital, 618 S. Main St., Reidsville.
  • Monday, May 23, 5:45-7:15 p.m. at Cone Health Cancer Center at MedCenter Mebane, 3940 Arrowhead Blvd., Mebane.
  • Monday, June 6, 6-8 p.m. at Cone Health Cancer Center at Alamance Regional Medical Center, 1240 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington.

Cone Health Cancer Center recommends screenings for everyone, as all ages and races can get skin cancer. The skin cancer screening is open to anyone who has not seen a dermatologist within the last year. While the screening is free, registration is required. People can register by calling 336-832-8000. More information is available at

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