U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Calls for More Research on Skin Cancer Screening

June 27, 2023
Caucasian with freckles undergoing skin cancer screening by Caucasian doctor with magnifying glass

Member of the U.S. Preventive Services Task ForceJohn Ruiz, PhD, co-authored the Task Force’s final recommendation on screening for skin cancer. "We need more research on whether or not screening for skin cancer in people without symptoms is beneficial,” Dr. Ruiz said. “To help prevent skin cancer, people should minimize sun exposure, protect their skin when in the sun, and avoid tanning beds.”

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Updated: 06/27/23