By Molly Daly
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Free skin cancer screenings will be offered today in Huntingdon Valley as part of the Skin Cancer Foundation’s Road to Healthy Skin Tour.READ MORE: Police Asking For Public's Help In Obtaining Cellphone Video Of July 4 Parkway Shooting That Injured 2 Officers
The tour’s 38-foot customized RV will be parked outside the Rite Aid at 1035 County Line Road in Huntingdon Valley.READ MORE: Kyle Schwarber Homers Twice, Phillies Still Fall To Nationals 3-2
That’s where Doctor Jeffrey Pollock, a local dermatologist, will conduct full body skin cancer screenings from 10am till 1pm. With more than 3.5 million cases of skin cancer diagnosed every year in the United States, the foundation says the goal is to detect skin cancers early, and educate the public about preventing the disease.
According to the foundation, in the 7 years since the tour began, more than 20,000 people have been screened, and more than 8,500 suspected pre-cancers and cancers have been detected, including more than 350 suspected melanomas.MORE NEWS: Sergio Diggs, Philadelphia Police Officer Shot On Parkway, Recalls Fourth Of July Incident
More information can be found at the Skin Cancer Foundation.