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

426 Michigan

85

11

13%

27

32%

10

1

South Pavilion

6

11

11%

19

20%

8

0

Holland

74

13

18%

23

31%

6

0

Sparta

65

12

18%

20

31%

8

1

Greenville

81

21

26%

38

47%

13

4

TOTAL

401

68

17%

127

32%

45

6