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LIST: Free skin cancer screenings scheduled for 2013

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Melanoma Know More, a Cincinnati-based skin cancer awareness advocacy group, will hold monthly free skin cancer screening clinics to the general public during 2013 to offer early detection and education about melanoma.  

"Since skin cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in the United States, Melanoma Know More wants to make sure everyone has an opportunity to be screened for free," said Leanne Marie Blair, executive director. "Our skin cancer screenings have been very well received, and we are thrilled to be able to offer them again in 2013."   

Free screening clinics will be held the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon.

**Patients who make an appointment are asked to keep the appointment or call at the earliest convenience to cancel.   

Dates and locations include:

  • February 9, TriHealth Group Health, Cincinnati

For appointments at a TriHealth clinic, call 513-862-4242. 

  • March 9, The Christ Hospital Ambulatory Center, Cincinnati

For appointments at a Christ Hospital clinic, call 513-585-1000. 

  • April 13, Mercy Health-Clermont Hospital, Batavia

For appointments at a Mercy Health clinic, call 513-956-3729 (95-MERCY). 

  • May 11, UC Health Dermatology Clinic, Cincinnati

For appointments at a University clinic, call 513-475-7631.  

  • June 8, St. Elizabeth-Grant County, Williamstown

For appointments at a St. Elizabeth clinic, call 859-301-7276 (SCRN). 

  • July 13, UC Health Dermatology Clinic, Cincinnati

For appointments at a University clinic, call 513-475-7631.  

  • August 10, TriHealth, Lebanon

For appointments at a TriHealth clinic, call 513-862-4242. 

  • September 14, Mercy Health-Fairfield, Fairfield

For appointments at a Mercy Health clinic, call 513-956-3729 (95-MERCY). 

  • October 12, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Covington

For appointments at a St. Elizabeth clinic, call 859-301-7276 (SCRN). 

  • November 9, The Christ Hospital Cincinnati Sports Club, Cincinnati

For appointments at a Christ Hospital clinic, call 513-585-1000. 

  • December 14, Mercy Health-West (address will be announced once the facility opens).

For appointments at a Mercy Health clinic, call 513-956-3729 (95-MERCY).

For information on making appointments and clinic updates, visit www.melanomaknowmore.com, the local resource for information and events/programs by Melanoma Know More.

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