MUSC Hollings Cancer Center’s Mobile Health Unit will be offering free skin cancer screenings at Charleston-area locations this summer. The screenings are free, open to the public and no appointment is required. For more information call 843-792-0878.
Isle of Palms Front Beach – Isle of Palms
Saturday July 14, 2012 9:00am-Noon
James Island County Park – James Island
Saturday August 11, 2012 9:00am-Noon
About the Hollings Mobile Health Unit
The Hollings Cancer Center Mobile Health Unit is a 40-foot van designed to provide cancer screening, prevention education, early detection and health maintenance counseling. The mission of the unit is to reach adults (18 and older) living in target areas of South Carolina who have difficulties accessing health care and who are at risk of developing cancer.
Each year, the Mobile Health Unit provides more than 2,000 free or low-cost screenings. Current screening services include:
- Breast health: mammograms
- Prostate health: digital rectal exams, PSA
- Skin cancer: visual inspection of skin for suspicious moles or lesions
- Cervical health: PAP, pelvic exams
- Oral Health: exams of mouth and neck