As part of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Trumbull Regional Medical Center is hosting a free skin cancer screening from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, May 8.
The free screening will be offered in the hospitals Radiation Oncology Department, 1353 E Market St., across from the main hospital. Participating sponsors include Mercy Health and the American Academy of Dermatology.
One in five Americans will develop skin cancer over their lifetime.
“We are encouraging everyone to be proactive and have their skin checked. The importance of early detection is paramount. Early detection leads to more treatment options, better outcomes, and can ultimately save lives,” said Kathryn Martin, Oncology Outcomes Nurse Navigator at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. “
Local participating health care providers include: Dr. Arvind Padubidri (plastic surgeon); Dr. Peter Sarkos (Plastic Surgeon, Trumbull Regional Medical Center); Dr. Kyle Wagamon, (Dermatologist, Brodell Medical Inc.); Dr. David Hamrock (Warren Dermatology); Dr. Timothy Chang (Warren Dermatology); Dr. Morgan Hott (Warren Dermatology); Wendy Demetrios, CNP (Warren Dermatology), and Krista Burns, CNP (Warren Dermatology).
Space is limited and appointments are required. Call 330-841-9399 or 877-700-4647 to schedule an appointment.
About Steward Health Care
Steward Health Care, the largest private hospital operator in the United States, is a physician-led health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the communities where patients live. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Steward operates 39 community hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta, that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes more than 25 urgent care centers, 42 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,300 beds under management, and approximately 1.5 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services. The total number of paneled lives within Steward's integrated care network is projected to reach 3 million in 2018.
Steward's unique health care service delivery model leverages technology, innovation, and care coordination to keep patients healthier. With a culture that prioritizes agility, resourcefulness, and continuous improvement, Steward is recognized as one of the world’s leading accountable care organizations. The Steward Health Care Network includes thousands of physicians who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters per year. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta and states across the U.S. including Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.