Melanoma Monday Helps Raise Awareness of Skin Cancer

On what is known as "Melanoma Monday", North Shore-LIJ Health System's Department of Dermatology was invited to speak at a press conference hosted by the Colette Coyne Melanoma Awareness Campaign. Dr. Katy Burris, a dermatologist with North Shore-LIJ, highlighted the importance of sun protection to prevent a skin cancer known as melanoma. According to Dr. Burris, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.

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