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George Regional Health System Offers Free Skin Cancer Screening

Monday, July 15, 2019

One in five people will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, but, if caught early is 99% curable. Declan Hegarty, M.D., board certified surgeon at Community Surgical Center, will perform visual skin cancer screenings on Wednesday, July 24 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the George County Senior Center. The screening is completely free and open to the public. Screening results will be given immediately along with recommended follow up, if necessary.

FACT: One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.

FACT: Melanoma is the most common form of cancer for people 25-29 years old.

FACT: Exposure to tanning beds increases the risk of melanoma.

FACT: One American dies of melanoma almost every hour.


For more information or to schedule your screening time, please call Community Surgical Center at 601-766-0308. Walk ins are also welcome.