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.