Targeted intervention encourages skin self-exams

07/26/2011 | HealthDay News

Targeted interventions such as written materials and videos increase the rate at which men examine their own skin for cancerous lesions, but the form of the intervention does not matter, according to a study published in Archives of Dermatology. Men who received only written material were just as likely to examine their skin after 13 months as men who were given written materials plus a DVD and two postcard reminders, the study of 930 men found.

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