Cancer Center Hosts Skin Cancer Awareness Events

May 30, 2018

KENNEWICK, Wash. – May 30, 2018 – To boost skin cancer awareness in the Tri-Cities, Northwest Cancer Clinic is hosting a talk about skin cancer, risk factors and treatment on Friday, June 1 from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  In addition, NWCC will also host a free skin cancer screening on Friday, June 8 from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Both events will be held at Northwest Cancer Clinic, located at 7379 W. Deschutes Avenue, Suite 100, Kennewick, WA 99336.

Board Certified Dermatologist, Sidney B. Smith, M.D., F.A.A.D. with DermaHealth, will be talking at the event and performing the skin cancer screenings. 

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S. According to data from the Washington State Cancer Registry, the rates have been increasing by about two percent per year since 2000. According to the Department of Health, Washington is in the top 10 states for the highest rates of newly diagnosed melanoma cases.

"Skin cancer is a real concern for our community," says Dr. Smith. "Learning the facts about skin cancer, including your individual risk factors and when to get screened, are important tools for prevention." 

Make your appointment for the screening by calling (509) 987-1800. Walk-ins are also welcome.

For more information about our services, visit www.nwcancerclinic.com.

About 21st Century Oncology

21st Century Oncology is the largest global provider of Integrated Cancer Care services that strongly believes in fighting for patients like an army and caring for them like a family. Operating as one dream team in the crusade against cancer, the company employs or is affiliated with nearly 1,000 physicians globally to deliver the most advanced, integrated, and compassionate cancer care in personal and convenient settings. Headquartered in Fort Myers, FL, 21st Century Oncology operates 165 treatment centers, including 129 centers located in 15 U.S. states. In addition, the company operates 36 centers located in eight countries in Latin America. For more information, please visit https://www.21co.com/.

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