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Westport Weston Health District Offering Free Skin Cancer Screenings

The Westport Weston Health District and dermatologist Robin Oshman, M.D., will offer free skin cancer screenings on Sunday, May 1 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Westport Weston Health District, 180 Bayberry Lane, Westport.
The Westport Weston Health District and dermatologist Robin Oshman, M.D., will offer free skin cancer screenings on Sunday, May 1 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Westport Weston Health District, 180 Bayberry Lane, Westport. Photo Credit: Contributed

WESTPORT, Conn. -- The Westport Weston Health District and dermatologist Robin Oshman, M.D., is offering free skin cancer screenings.

They will be held on Sunday, May 1 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Westport Weston Health District, 180 Bayberry Lane, Westport.

Full body screenings will be available. No appointment or proof of residency is required.

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer and is increasing in incidence, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Each year, millions of people get skin cancer. It is estimated that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.

Melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, is the most common form of cancer for young adults ages 25 to 29 and the second most common form of cancer for young people ages 15 to 25.

Adults as well as children and teenagers accompanied by an adult are invited to attend the screening.

For more information, contact Monica Wheeler at 203-227-9571, Ext. 242.

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