SPOTme® Skin Cancer Screening Program

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Hosting a SPOTme® Skin Cancer Screening Program is a great way to demonstrate your commitment and passion to the community and to the specialty. The screening program is the Academy's longest-standing public health program. Since its inception in 1985, dermatologists have conducted more than 2.7 million free skin cancer screenings with more than 271,000 suspicious lesions detected, and more than 30,000 suspected melanomas.

For questions about the SPOTme® Skin Cancer Screening Program, contact Yvonne Urbikas at

Get started: Host a skin cancer screening event

Host a free screening event in your area. The AAD will provide you with free screening forms and skin cancer handouts. Your screening event will also be advertised on the AAD website and toll-free hotline. 

Get your free screening materials

Access the resources below to make the most out of your screening.

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