Holzer to host free skin cancer screening

September 12, 2018 GMT

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Holzer will host a free skin cancer screening from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Sycamore location in Gallipolis, Ohio.

The Holzer Graduate Medical Program, which includes family practice residents, will offer free head-to-toe skin cancer screenings and targeted exams for specific concerns. Appointments and/or referrals are not necessary for this event. The screening is open to all communities Holzer serves.

Symptoms of skin cancer can include a sore that does not heal, changes in how an area feels, such as itching, tenderness or pain, changes in the skin’s surface, such as oozing, bleeding or dry/scaly patches, new or changing moles, and/or swelling or redness beyond the border of a mole.

For more information on the upcoming screening, call Susan Cummons at 740-446-5739.