/R E P E A T -- Canadian Dermatology Association: Free, public skin cancer
screening and sun awareness event, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, Friday
June 11, 2010/

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
                     info.

    When and where:  Friday June 11, 2010, 11 am to 2 pm, Nathan Phillips
                     Square, Toronto.
    

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: ssherlock@dermatology.ca

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