Mercyhealth to Offer Free Skin Cancer Screenings March 11

CRYSTAL LAKE, Illinois – Mercyhealth will offer free skin cancer screenings on Monday, March 11, 1:30-4:30 pm, at the Sage YMCA, 701 Manor Rd, Crystal Lake.

Appointments are suggested, walk-ins are welcomed.

Call to schedule today at (888) 39-MERCY.

Skin cancer of any type occurs more commonly in men than in women, and among individuals who:

  • Have blonde or red hair, light eye color, and fair skin that freckles and sunburns easily
  • Use indoor tanning beds
  • Have a past history of sunburns or skin cancer
  • Have a family history of melanoma

Two additional factors that increase a person’s risk for developing melanoma include having abnormal moles or having more than 100 moles.

If you have any spots that concern you, make an appointment with your doctor.

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