New York State Lifeguards Screening

CCMAC has been providing FREE Skin Cancer Screenings around the New York metropolitan area for the past six years. Early identification and intervention saves lives. Many of those screened are referred to private physicians for follow up. This past May CCMAC sponsored a skin cancer screening for New York State Lifeguards who were re-certifying as lifeguards at the Nassau Community College Pool. Life guards at our county and state parks are at increased risk due to the nature of their jobs, and the amount of time spent in the sun.

CCMAC, and the lifeguards screened GREATLY APPRECIATE the doctors, nurses, and volunteers, pictured below, who donate their time to provide the screenings. Pictured below top, left to right Steve McClain, of McClain Laboratories, Diane O’Neill, Dr. Pamela Basuk, of Basuk Dermatology, Dr. Peter O’Neill of Garden City, NY., Dr. Jeff Ellis of Belaray Dermatology, Dr. Peter Reisfeld, of Seaford, NY, and Dr. Erin Schoor, of Huntington, NY. CCMAC also thanks Physicians Assistant Nicole Tardio of Garden City Dermatology for her time and service contributing to the days success.

Pictured second from top, (l-r) Cory Eisner, Kathy Antonacci, Colette Coyne, and John Crotty. Pictured third from top, (l-r) Frank Galalis preparing the necessary American Academy of Dermatology screening forms that must be completed as part of the screening, and Kathy Antonacci guiding participating lifeguards. Cory, Kathy, John, and Frank have all lost their spouses to Melanoma, and work tirelessly to prevent others from experiencing a loss due to Melanoma. Together, volunteers and doctors screened over 150 lifeguards.