Studies: Skin cancer screenings being overlooked in primary care

06/13/2004 | American Medical News (subscription required)

With primary care appointments filled with issues ranging from disease management to immunizations, too many health care providers are leaving out an essential detail -- a skin cancer check. A recent study found, despite patient willingness to have a full-body skin cancer screening, only 32% of patients received regular screenings, 55% said they had no screenings and 13% were not sure.

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