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Published on April 30, 2013

Early Detection: It’s Your Best Defense

Free Skin Cancer Screening in Dodgeville May 3rd

DODGEVILLE, WI - May is National Skin Cancer Awareness month.  Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, with more than one million cases diagnosed annually.  But with early detection, more than 90-percent of skin cancer can be cured. 

In support of early detection and skin cancer prevention, healthcare professionals in Dodgeville are offering a free skin cancer screening.  The screening will be held Friday, May 3rd from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Dean Clinic - Dodgeville, Dermatology, located in the Upland Hills Campus, 833 S. Iowa Street in Dodgeville.  The service is provided by dermatology specialists Jennifer Peterson, MD and Sarah Motl, PA-C.

A monthly self-examination is important, as is an annual skin exam by a healthcare provider. Together they are some of the best ways to detect the early warning signs of basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma--the three main types of skin cancer.

Appointment times are limited and fill quickly, so call (608) 935-1151 today to schedule an appointment.

For More Information

For more information or to arrange an interview with one of our Dean providers or staff, contact Dean Clinic Communications Manager Kim Sveum at kim.sveum@deancare.com or (608) 294-6080.

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Dean in the News

Recent videos and news articles about Dean, as covered by the news media.

Madison hospitals try to coordinate care, avoid Medicare penalties, Wisconsin State Journal, October 19, 2014

Scared of statin side effects, Wisconsin State Journal, October 16, 2014

Stay Healthy Rock County: Arthroscopic surgery, WCLO, October 16, 2014

Survive, Don't Drive: A message that could save your life, WKOW, October 16, 2014

Explore the Outdoors: A campaign for health, Madison Times, October 15, 2014

Study: Children spend 14 minutes outside each day, WISC-TV, October 15, 2014

Getting kids outdoors comes with health benefits, WISC-TV, October 15, 2014

Concussion education program launches in Dane County, WKOW, October 10, 2014

Health professionals urge full recovery from concussion before returning to sports, WISC-TV, October 10, 2014

Anxiety pills and Alzheimer's, Wisconsin State Journal, October 9, 2014

Dean Health Plan joins health exchange group, InBusiness Madison, October 2014

Time to restrict e-cigarettes, Wisconsin State Journal, October 3, 2014

Concussion management key to successful recovery, Stoughton Courier Hub, October 2, 2014

Safety on the football field an emphasis at WI schools, WKOW, October 2, 2014

UPDATE: Confirmed cases of Enterovirus increase in Wisconsin, WKOW, October 2, 2014

Parent University offers parenting support, WKOW, October 1, 2014

Time for Kids Mission: Explore the Outdoors, Channel3000.com, September 30, 2014

Doctors now emphasizing nasal spray over flu shot for healthy young children, Wisconsin State Journal, September 27, 2014

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