Gov’t Task Force Finds Evidence Lacking to Support Visual Skin Cancer Screenings

(By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez for Kaiser Health News)

For years, many dermatologists have urged patients to have a full-body visual check for skin cancer. But a new report by a panel of medical experts concluded for the second time in seven years that there is not enough evidence that these screenings benefit patients to recommend them as a preventive service. Read article here…..

 

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