skin cancer awarenessHOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (4/9/14) —May is Skin Cancer Awareness month.

April is the perfect month to put a skin cancer screeening on your calendar. Join Dr. Charles “Bill” Bosch and Jennie Stuart Medical Center as they team up to provide free skin cancer screenings Friday, May 9 and Friday, May 16.

The screenings will be performed by Dr. Bosch—a physician on staff at JSMC—at his office, Christian Ear, Nose and Throat, 1830 High St., Hopkinsville. He will be assisted by a nurse from JSMC.

JSMC urges women to get a skin cancer screening for Mother’s Day, men and teens, too.

Screenings are available 9 a.m. to 1 p.m, and 3-5 p.m. both days, and will be conducted by appointment through the JSMC Education department, (270) 887-6859.

Make the most of your screening visit with these tips from the Skin Cancer Foundation.

“May is skin cancer awareness month, and with the first days of summer approaching fast, we all need to be reminded of the importance of protecting our skin,” Beth McCraw, APRN, vice president, Nursing, JSMC, says. “We scheduled these screening days to help raise awareness that skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States.”

The skin cancer screenings are open to women, men and teens.

JSMC is a private, not-for-profit health organization that includes an acute-care medical center; free-standing outpatient surgery, medical imaging, laboratory, rehabilitation, occupational health, and home health services; and an integrated physician network.

Read more online at www.jsmc.org.

SurfKY News
Information provided by JSMC

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

New High Traction Coating Aimed at Reducing Wet Weather Crashes on US 60 Curve

KENTUCKY (8/29/15) — Motorists traveling between Marion and Sullivan along U.S. 60 in northeastern Crittenden County… Read More

LBL 2016 Calendar Highlights

KENTUCKY (8/30/15) — Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area in western Kentucky and Tennessee has so much to… Read More

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 11145

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 6167

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 5084

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4635

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4344

MPD Coducting Sobriety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 16425

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 11145

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 30, 2015 2580

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 1478

UK Part of First Study on Marijuana Compound…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 1227

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 1098

All Occasions Formals to Host Celebration to…

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 29, 2015 1061

Kentucky State Park Camping Deal Offered in…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 960

UK Student Gaming System to Support Learning for…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 880

Police Searching for Suspect for Attempted ATM…

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 511

Commission Recommends Zoning Changes at Mahr…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 507

Keeping the Faith - 'The Wisdom to Wait'

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 471

Hooked on Science - 'Inertia Antenna'

by SurfKY News