Ask a Specialist: Skin Cancer

Ask A Specialist

May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Learn about skin cancer, ways to prevent it and what to look out for, with Dr. Kevin Dawson, Chief of Dermatology at The Queen’s Medical Center, in this segment of Ask a Specialist on Wake Up 2day. 

Don’t miss a free skin cancer screening event this Wednesday, May 8, from 10 am – 12 pm, at The Queen’s Cancer Center, which is located at The Queen’s Medical Center – Punchbowl.  Screenings will be performed by doctors from The Hawaii Dermatologic Society. Get screened, ask questions and take home a goodie bag with useful information.  Parking will be fully validated.  Registration starts at 9:30 am outside the Cancer Center.  For more information, call 691-8984.

And what cancer screenings should you be getting, based on your age? See the checklist at https://www.queens.org/cancer-center/services/prevention/prevention-cancer-center-qmc

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