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, physician led provider of Integrated Cancer Care services. The company offers a comprehensive range of cancer treatment services, focused on delivering academic quality, cost-effective patient care in personal and convenient settings. As of March 31, 2018, the Company operated 172 treatment centers, including 136 centers located in 17 U.S. states and 36 centers located in seven countries in Latin America.