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

June 18, 2015

108_IMG_0014.JPGThe 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 www.thocc.org/events or call 1.800.321.6244.

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 www.thocc.org; for a physician referral, call 1.800.321.6244.