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Skin Cancer & Skin Protection the Focus of CMHS Seminar on June 16

Ventura, California, 05/26/2015

Skin cancer and ways to protect the skin from the sun and the effects of the natural aging process will be the focus of a free seminar entitled, “Saving the Skin You’re In” to be held Tuesday, June 16, as part of the Community Memorial Health System 2015 Speaker Series.

Dr. Peter Karlsberg who specializes in dermatology, will lead the discussion during the seminar to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the eighth-floor Nichols Auditorium at Community Memorial Hospital, 147 N. Brent St.

Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, with 1 million people in the United States diagnosed each year. At this seminar, Dr. Karlsberg will discuss:

  • The latest skin cancer facts, prevention, early detection and treatment.
  • The differences between natural aging of the skin and environmental factors leading to premature aging of skin from the sun.
  • The latest developments and tools dermatologists use to treat and reverse natural and sun-induced aging of the skin and face.

Dr. Karlsberg specializes in general and surgical dermatology, skin cancer prevention, early detection and treatment, and minimally invasive skin rejuvenation techniques. He earned his medical degree at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine and completed a residency in dermatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Karlsberg is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Academy of Dermatology.

For reservations to this free seminar, visit or call 1-800-838-3006.