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Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences-College of Osteopathic Medicine Dermatology Club and Sunflower Dermatology partnered on Saturday, Feb. 2, to provide free skin cancer screenings on the KCUMB campus.
KCUMB alumna Molly Menser, D.O. (’07), Brian Matthys, D.O., and Stephen Plumb, D.O., performed full skin exams on more than 120 people, screening for evidences of skin cancer. KCUMB osteopathic medical students assisted the physicians and had the opportunity to observe the examinations and learn about abnormal findings.
According to the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. The council also reports that melanoma, often a skin-related cancer, is the second most common form of cancer in young adults between the ages of 15-29 years. The good news is that skin cancer is one of the most preventable forms of cancer.
For more information and statistics, visit the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention.
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is a fully accredited, private university, with a College of Biosciences and a College of Osteopathic Medicine. Founded in 1916, its College of Osteopathic Medicine is the oldest medical school in Kansas City, Mo., and the largest in the state.
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