Skin Cancer Screening 

Skin Cancer Screening 2017

n partnership with local dermatologists and the American Academy of Dermatology, Spectrum Health Cancer Center coordinated a free skin cancer screening on May 2, 2017, 5-7 p.m. at five (5) locations throughout West Michigan. 

Patients screened were provided with a copy of their results. If a referral or biopsy was recommended, patients also received a list of local dermatology offices for follow-up.

Skin Cancer Screening Results for 2017

Location

Number of Patients Seen

Number Referred for Biopsy

Percent Referred for Biopsy

Number Referred for Additional follow-Up (including  biopsy)

Percent Referred for Additional Follow-Up

BCC SCC Identified

Melanoma Identified

1300 Michigan

77

8

1%

26

34%

8

?1

South Pavilion

60

18

30%

20

33%

9

2

Holland

58

15

26%

20

34%

10

2

Sparta

61

15

25%

10

16%

8

3

Greenville

92

21

23%

35

38%

13

0

TOTAL

348

77

22%

111

32%

48

8