Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer and accounts for nearly half of all cancers in the United States. Early detection of skin cancer is almost always curable and prevents deaths. Free skin cancer screenings and skin cancer prevention education will be offered on Saturday, May 10 from 9:00 am – noon at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.
Cottage Health System and the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara with Sansum Clinic are teaming up to provide this community health event. Skin cancer screenings will be available for individuals aged 20 and older.
Skin cancer prevention information will include: recognizing the early symptoms of skin cancer, types of SPF and how to best protect skin
This event is designed primarily for those who do not otherwise have access to medical services. First come, first served. Information will be available in English and Spanish.
No appointment necessary. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital is located at 400 West Pueblo Street. For more information, call toll free 1-855-CHS-WELL (1-855-247-9355).