Rite Aid to offer skin cancer screenings

July 8, 2015

As sponsor of The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Road to Healthy Skin Tour, Rite Aid will offer free skin cancer screenings at locations in Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia this summer.

As sponsor of The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Road to Healthy Skin Tour, Rite Aid will offer free skin cancer screenings at locations in Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia this summer.

The screenings will be conducted inside a 38-foot recreational vehicle that will travel to various Rite Aid locations through late August.

"Offering unique health and wellness opportunities, such as skin cancer screenings, to our patients in the communities we serve is a top priority at Rite Aid," said Dan Miller, Rite Aid’s senior vice president of pharmacy operations. "Rite Aid is proud to continue its sponsorship of The Skin Cancer Foundation's Road to Healthy Skin Tour as we work together to potentially save lives and offer valuable education on skin cancer prevention to our communities."

Patients will also learn about Receutics Active Skin Repair, a new line of over-the-counter skincare products developed exclusively for Rite Aid to treat acne, provide therapeutic relief, sun care, and anti-aging.

The Road to Healthy Skin Tour has screened more than 20,000 people since 2008, detecting more than 8,500 suspected cancers and precancers.

"We are very thankful for Rite Aid's continued support, which allows us to bring the Road to Healthy Skin Tour to communities for the eighth consecutive year," said Perry Robins, MD, president of The Skin Cancer Foundation. "Since skin cancer is highly curable when diagnosed and treated early, the tour plays a crucial role, potentially saving thousands of lives."

Click here for a schedule of the tour.