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Skin examination training can help patients and their partners find new melanomas

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: (Published 30 June 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i3640
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. London

Patients with melanoma and their partners can effectively perform skin checks to identify new melanomas if given suitable training, a study published in JAMA Dermatology has shown.1

Patients with melanoma are at increased risk of developing a second primary melanoma. The risk of a second melanoma is elevated for as …

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