Public is encouraged to attend this free and informative event sponsored by the Coastal Cancer Care Center

Arroyo Grande February 25, 2015 – Arroyo Grande Community Hospital (AGCH), which along with French Hospital Medical Center (FHMC) and Marian Regional Medical Center (MRMC) are Dignity Health Central Coast hospitals, is pleased to announce the Coastal Cancer Care Center sponsored skin cancer screenings for Central Coast residents concerned about melanoma.

Skin cancers need early identification and treatment to prevent spread and minimize the damage to surrounding healthy cells.  These free screenings, performed by local experts Dr. Mendy Maccabee, M.D. and Jessica Malone, NPC, will be held at the Arroyo Grande Hospital Physical Therapy Department on Saturday, March 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Space is limited and participants must register in advance.

The Coastal Care and Diagnostic Center at AGCH has achieved the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) Accreditation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. The program ranks among an elite group of cancer care providers.

For more information about this program and to make a reservation, please call the Coastal Cancer Care Center at 805.481.7245.  Arroyo Grande Community Hospital is located at 345 South Halcyon Road in Arroyo Grande.