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Free skin cancer screenings offered May 2

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BAXTER — Free skin cancer screenings are being offered from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 2 called Melanoma Monday at Dermatology Professionals in Baxter to coincide with Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology.

Current estimates are one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. One American dies from melanoma almost every hour. More than 75 percent of skin cancer deaths are from melanoma. 

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with Causecast.org — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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