Franciscan St. Francis Health holding free skin cancer screenings

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Franciscan Saint Francis Health is holding free skin cancer screenings Monday evening.

According to the hospital, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, but it’s also one of the most treatable.

The screenings will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the cancer center on 5255 East Stop 11 Road.

To take part, you must make an appointment. To register call 317-782-4422.

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