TORONTO, June 9 /CNW/ - The public is invited to a free skin cancer screening and sun awareness event at Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, on Friday June 11, 2010, from 11 am to 2 pm.
The event, hosted by the Canadian Dermatology Association, happens during National Sun Awareness Week, June 7 - 13, 2010.
This year's focus is photoaging - skin changes caused by repeated sun exposure. Photoaging raises the risk of skin cancer. As well as checking for skin cancer, dermatologists will show participants hidden sun damage using a skin scope.
Who: Canadian Dermatology Association, Toronto dermatologists
and dermatology residents
What: Free skin cancer screenings, views of hidden sun damage
via a skin scope, sunscreen samples, sun protection
When and where: Friday June 11, 2010, 11 am to 2 pm, Nathan Phillips
For more information on this event, visit www.dermatology.ca, Sun Awareness Program Events. Photoaging information is at www.dermatology.ca/photoaging.
*On site for media interviews: A 53 year old Toronto woman who has had sun damage and CDA Sun Awareness Program national director, Dr. Cheryl Rosen. Skin cancer and stock skin scope images available, facts and stats sheets etc.
SOURCE Canadian Dermatology Association
For further information: For further information: Media queries: Please contact Sue Sherlock, Communications Officer, Sun Awareness Program, Canadian Dermatology Association, Office: (604) 985-9184, Cell: (604) 753-9929, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org