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Screening for Melanoma Found Most Effective in Patients 50 Years or Older
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 | HelpingYouCare

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh has found that dermatologists are most likely to discover melanomas in patients aged 50 years or older, and recommends the use of screenings for patients in this age group. A personal history of skin cancer or family history of melanoma also correlated with likelihood that melanoma will be discovered first by dermatologist screening. Click here for the full story.