Hospital’s cancer center presenting free seminar on skin care June 24, 2015 at Berlin library

June 22, 2015

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut is presenting a free educational seminar 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 24 at Berlin-Peck Memorial Library on how to properly care for your skin. Presenter is Dr. Frank Santoro, a Board-certified dermatologist.

The seminar will present information on

  • Selecting a sunscreen with the right amount of protection
  • Protecting yourself against skin cancer
  • The link between tanning bed use and skin cancer
  • Caring properly for your skin for graceful aging and healthy skin

The library is at 234 Kensington Road, Berlin.

Santoro is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and trained at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Henry Ford Hospital. He is a clinical instructor at Yale University School of Medicine and sees patients in the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group office in Cheshire.

To register for this event, please visit or call 800.321.6244.

The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) is a 414-bed, 32-bassinet acute care teaching hospital with two campuses, New Britain General and Bradley Memorial in Southington. A member of Hartford HealthCare, HOCC services include emergency, inpatient, surgery, laboratory, outpatient, and radiology. Among specialty areas are cardiovascular care, metabolic health, obstetrics, oncology, orthopedics, and psychiatry/behavioral health. For more information, please visit; for a physician referral, call 1-800-321-6244.