HOUSTON (May 09, 2016)

According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer. About 5.4 million basal and squamous cell skin cancers are diagnosed each year. Melanoma, the most deadly type of skin cancer, will account for about 76,380 cases of skin cancer in 2016.

In recognition of National Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, Memorial Hermann Cancer Centers are offering free skin cancer screenings to the public. While the screenings are free, registration is

Skin cancer screenings can be scheduled for the following locations:

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC)
Wednesday, May 11, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Houston Dermatology and Laser Center 6400 Fannin, Suite 2720, Houston, TX 77030To schedule a screening, call 713-900-3900
Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Memorial Hermann Cancer Center-TMC 6400 Fannin St., Suite 2900, Houston, TX 77030
No registration is required for this screening.

Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital
Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 18960 Memorial North Humble, TX 77338

Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital
Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 10905 Memorial Hermann Dr., Suite 108 Pearland, TX 77584

Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital
Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 920 Medical Plaza Dr., Suite 100 Shenandoah, TX 77380

To schedule a screening at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital or Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, please call 713-222-CARE or visit the events and classes page. Once on the page, select Screening from the Event Type drop down menu. Online appointments are available every 15 minutes.