/R E P E A T -- Event advisory - Newfoundland MHAs to participate in skin
cancer screening event, Tuesday April 20, 2010, to raise awareness about
early warning signs of the disease/

ST. JOHN'S, April 16 /CNW/ - MHAs and staff at the House of Assembly will have their skin checked for skin cancer by St. John's dermatologists at an event at Confederation Building, St. John's, on Tuesday April 20, 2010, from 9.30 am to 12.30pm, to raise awareness about the need for early detection of skin cancer.

Organized by the Canadian Dermatology Association, the event aims to highlight the need for early detection of skin cancer and make people aware of early warning signs of this disease.

Many skin cancers are identified by people themselves, their partners or close family members, so knowing what to look for is crucial.

Media are invited to attend the event.

    -   Screening dermatologists will be available for interviews
    -   Skin cancer statistics and fact sheets on hand
    -   Digital photos available

    What:           Newfoundland MHAs and staff participate in skin cancer
                    screenings and early detection awareness event hosted by
                    St. John's dermatologists

    When and where: Tuesday April 20, 2010, from 9.30 am to 12.30pm,
                    House of Assembly, Newfoundland and Labrador, 3rd Floor
                    (Foyer outside Public Gallery), East Block,
                    Confederation Building.

SOURCE Canadian Dermatology Association

For further information: For further information: Sue Sherlock, Communications Officer, Sun Awareness Program, Canadian Dermatology Association, cell (604) 753-9929, (604) 985-9184, or email ssherlock@dermatology.ca

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