LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 18, 2012) - People concerned about changes to their skin are invited to participate in a free skin cancer screening today, May 19 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).
The screenings will take place on the sixth floor of the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.
Patients will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis and are encouraged to arrive no later than 1 p.m. Free parking is available in UAMS Parking 3 at Cedar Street and Capitol Avenue.
Signs and symptoms of skin cancer include new spots on the skin or spots that change in size, shape or color. Potential signs also include bumps, patches or sores that don't heal after two to three months.
The screening is held in conjunction with the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons Melanoma/Skin Cancer Prevention Program.
For information, call (501) 352-7917 from 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday.