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Barriers to Physician Skin Exam ID'd for Young Melanoma Survivors
Barriers to health care access, especially cost, are associated with increased odds of not having an annual physician skin examination (PSE) among young melanoma survivors, according to a research letter published online June 9 in JAMA Dermatology. Katherine Y. Wojcik, Ph.D., from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, and colleagues examined barriers to annual PSEs among 128 young melanoma survivors (age ≤24 years at diagnosis in 1996 to 2010). Participants were asked when their last PSE occurred and what barriers to health care access they had experienced in the previous ...
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