Glen Ellyn Busy Bee Barbers and Nathan Evans
Barbers trained to recognize melanoma … next customer has disease.
Contacting his family doctor, Dr. Kenneth Lee, he arranged a melanoma information session in which Dr. Lee taught the barbers at the local Busy Bee barber shop how to recognize the warning signs on customers’ skin.
Amazingly, only one hour after Dr. Lee’s presentation, barber Joe Etheridge noticed a suspicious mark on the back of a customer’s neck and suggested he visit his doctor to have it checked.
The customer did, and was diagnosed with melanoma—but because it was caught early, the man made a full recovery after treatment. Learning that melanoma affects men in larger numbers than women and that it often … Click here to READ MORE
Note: First published in 2005