Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (April 26, 2013)---Skin cancer will affect 1 in 5 Americans, and more than 3.5 million new cases in 2 million people are diagnosed each year. People of all colors and races can get skin cancer. To catch skin cancer in its earliest, most treatable stages, the Botsford Cancer Center will be offering FREE screenings for skin cancer on Saturday, May 18, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: 27900 Grand River Ave., Farmington Hills. Preregistration required; limited number of appointments. Call 248-471-8120. A skin cancer screening is a visual inspection of your skin by a medical professional.
Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330 bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center and a comprehensive care cancer center. Botsford Hospital is also home to an extensive medical education program and is part of Michigan State University's statewide campus system. Botsford Hospital each year cares for approximately 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and more than 600 physicians. A not-for-profit hospital, Botsford provided almost $10.5 million in community benefit during its 2011 fiscal year.
MEDIA CONTACT: Lynn C. Anderson, Director, Marketing & Public Relations or Beth Montalvo, Publications & Media Relations Coordinator
PHONE: (248) 442-7986
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