As you can see, nobody really agrees on the regularity in which people should get their skin checked and if they should get their skin checked at all. This recommendation based on poor, inconsistent research in skin cancer screening and there is fair evidence that supports screening for skin cancer by clinicians to be moderately accurate in detecting melanoma. New research highlights Importance of melanoma prevention, early detection. Two or three years ago I went to a local dermatologist about a small mole I had on my left breast, if you really must know. I shed the Schwam name when I got married because I was annoyed that no one could ever spell or pronounce it. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: For part of my clinical rotation this semester I had to research a screening guideline so naturally I picked the topic of skin cancer.
As you can see, nobody really agrees on the regularity in which people should get their skin checked and if they should get their skin checked at all.
Val Stefani Short
The dermatologist asked if I wanted a full body exam. Laura Bitterman and my Brute Squad teammates set up a fundraiser schwaming cancer tanks for me last summer when I was first diagnosed and it was unclear if my health insurance was going to cover anything. The ride was super fun and something I have been wanting to do since I first heard about it. The advantages of healthy living. The starting line crew!