Skin Cancer Screening

Melanoma Monday

For the last 5 years, High Valley Dermatology has given free skin cancer screenings to over 1000 people! Join Us May 6th, 2019 For Your Free Screening! We are your Southeast Idaho dermatology specialists.

For the last 5 years, High Valley Dermatology has given free skin cancer screenings to over 1,000 people! On the first Monday of May, we open our doors to the public and give a free screening to our great local residents.  We are pleased to share that we have caught and treated dozens of skin cancers because of the early detection.

The important thing is to get in for a skin exam! On average, dermatologists in the US treat over three point five million skin cancers a year

Skin Cancer is no joke–early detection is key. As many as four hundred thousand skin cancers yearly are linked to tanning beds. Many of our patients tell us they don’t know why they waited so long to come in and how they wish they hadn’t waited so long to see us. We understand you are busy, but your health is too important to delay. Whether you’re at high risk for skin cancer or someone you love is, don’t wait till it’s too late. Our practice has board certified dermatologists and we are your skin cancer specialists. We have appointments available so call right now to get your skin checked and have peace of mind. 

Melanoma Information

Malignant Melanoma(MM) is the most dangerous skin cancer and can occur on any surface of the skin.   If left untreated, it is more likely than other skin cancers to spread to other parts of the body.  When cancer cells do spread, called metastasis, they break away from the original growth and enter the blood vessels or lymph vessels.

Melanoma Monday Details:

  • When: Monday, May 6th, 2019
  • Where: 2085 Providence Way, Idaho Falls, ID 83404
  • What Time: We Are Open 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Why: Because It’s Totally FREE

Know The Facts:

  • It’s estimated that the number of new melanoma cases diagnosed in 2019 will increase by 7.7%
  • 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70.
  • On average, a person’s risk for melanoma doubles if he or she has had more than five sunburns.
  • Men age 49 and under have a higher probability of developing melanoma than any other cancer.
  • Women age 49 and under are more likely to develop melanoma than any other cancer except breast and thyroid cancers.

Know The “ABCs” of Melanoma

  • Asymmetry- If you draw a line through a mole and the two sides do not match
  • Border- irregular edges
  • Color- A variety of colors which may include brown, tan, black, red, white, and blue
  • Diameter- larger than a pencil eraser but may be smaller if found early
  • Evolving – Changes in appearance, size, shape, or color

“Visiting High Valley Dermatology on Melanoma Monday was a great way for me to put my mind at ease about my skin. The doctors and staff were amazing and gave me great information and peace of mind.”

~ Satisfied Melanoma Monday Visitor

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to bring anything?
No, we do not require any items to be brought in for the screening.

What is the estimated wait time?
We estimate the wait time to be between 5-15 minutes.  This is subject to change based on time of day and number of people who show up.

Where do I park?
We have parking available in the front of the office and road side parking if the parking lot is full.

What are the hours for the free screening?
We offer the free screening any time between 9:00 AM and 5 PM

Will I need to fill anything out?
Yes, we have everyone fill out a form that will be receiving a free screening.

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