Melanoma Month Activities at the Winship Cancer Center
April 1998

Media Contacts: Sarah Goodwin, 404/727-3366 -
Kathi Ovnic, 404/727-9371 -

May is National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, and the Winship Cancer Center is doing its part to raise awareness of this potentially life-threatening disease. The Cancer Center, along with Emory Hospitals, The Melanoma and Pigmented Lesion Center and the Emory Department of Dermatology, are offering free skin cancer screenings to the public. The Cancer Center also is presenting the annual melanoma lecture, featuring Dr. Donald Morton, president and medical director of the John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John's Hospital and Health Center in Santa Monica, California.

May 5

Free Skin Cancer Screening

Emory UniversityHospital

1364 Clifton Rd.

10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

May 20

Free Skin Cancer Screening

Crawford Long Hospital

550 Peachtree St.

11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Please call Emory HealthConnection for appointments at either location, (404) 778-7777.

May 27

J. Elliott Scarborough, Jr., Memorial Lecture

Dr. Donald Morton, John Wayne Cancer Institute

Emory University Hospital Auditorium

1364 Clifton Rd.

5:30 p.m.

May 30

The 11th Annual Zachary Brown Memorial Softball Tournament

Emory's McDonough Field

Emory University Campus

8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

All of these events are free and open to the public. For more information, call the Cancer Center public relations office at (404) 778-5195.


For more general information on The Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center, call Health Sciences Communication's Office at 404-727-5686, or send e-mail to

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