Skin in the Game: How to Optimize Skin Cancer Detection in Primary Care

While PCPs understand the need to survey patients for suspicious lesions, they may have trouble incorporating skin checks into routine physical exams or lack confidence in distinguishing benign growths from concerning ones. Here's help from board-certified dermatologist Divya Seth, MD, MPH, who describes strategies for efficient skin evaluations in everyday practice, notes factors to cover while taking a risk-assessing history, presents images of frequently seen skin malignancies (and of their harmless imitators), and offers practical tips on everything from biopsies to patient education.


May 6, 2024

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UCSF MedConnection

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