/R E P E A T -- Canadian Dermatology Association - Calgary dermatologists
offer free skin cancer screenings at sun awareness event, Eau Claire Market,
Friday June 4, 2010/

CALGARY, June 1 /CNW/ - Calgary dermatologists are inviting members of the public to free skin cancer screening and sun awareness event at Eau Claire Market's Centre Court, on Friday June 4, 2010, from 10 am to 1 pm.

The event, hosted by the Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA), happens just prior to National Sun Awareness Week, June 7 - 13, 2010.

This year's focus is photoaging - premature skin aging caused by repeated sun exposure. Photoaging raises the risk of skin cancer. As well as screening for skin cancer, local dermatologists will show participants hidden sun damage using a skin scope.

Who: Canadian Dermatology Association and Calgary dermatologists

What: Free skin cancer screenings, views of hidden sun damage via a skin scope, skin cancer awareness materials, sunscreen samples.

When and where: Eau Claire Market, Centre Court, 202 - 200 Barclay Parade Southwest, Calgary, Friday June 4, 2010, 10 am to 1 pm

Media info: Sue Sherlock cell 604-752-9929. Four dermatologists on site, skin cancer stats and facts on hand; skin scope and normal light photos available.

Photo / Filming Opp: skin cancer screening.

SOURCE Canadian Dermatology Association

For further information: For further information: Sue Sherlock on (604) 985-9184 or email ssherlock@dermatology.ca

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