cancer screening

Dear Derm Authority: Full Skin Exam with No History – how do you handle?
full skin exam
by Dr. Dendy Engelman on
On initial visits when patients state coming in for only "skin cancer screening", and not aware of any issues, or requests "full skin exam" and no significant personal or family history, how do you handle these? My office staff is great at briefing patients – We tell them to make sure to note any new or changing growths on the skin.   It is important to know your family history of melanoma an …