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Skin cancer checks at primary care doctors' visits could save lives, study suggests

As rates of melanoma rise, scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine are suggesting a possible solution: screenings at primary care physicians’ (PCP) offices. In a study presented ... read more

Early Detection Among Benefits of PCP Skin Cancer Screening

June 7, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - Skin cancer screenings performed by primary care physicians (PCPs) during routine office visits improve the detection ... detection of melanoma, which ... read more

Skin cream shows promise in treating basal cell carcinoma

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 13 (UPI) --A promising new treatment for basal cell carcinoma, a form of skin cancer, may provide an alternative ... RELATED Banning minors from tanning beds would save thousands of ... read more

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Could That Old Mole Be Skin Cancer?

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'It’s pretty awesome': Omaha 'medical home' clinic aims to improve primary care with its patient-centered approach

Diana Dulaney got up from the manicure station at her doctor ... primary care clinic near Oak View Mall, and Dulaney was among nearly two dozen patients scheduled to catch up on routine screenings — ... read more

5 Reasons You Should Have a Family Doctor

An emergency is a valid reason to visit ... study, a 23 percent increase in primary care spending in Rhode Island led to an 18 percent reduction in total healthcare spending. And data suggests that ... read more

Doctor Visits You Need to Make at Every Age

If you don’t yet have a primary care physician, here are 7 secrets to finding a doctor ... body skin check—the USPSTF has yet to make a recommendation. However, the American Academy of Dermatology ... read more

Cancer doctors leading campaign to boost use of HPV vaccine

“They have seen whooping cough, meningitis, measles and mumps and have real-life evidence of the power of vaccines to save lives ... study linking behavioral problems to Gardasil has been retracted] ... read more

Persistent UTI Symptoms May Signal Bladder Cancer

May 21, 2015 -- Urinary tract infection symptoms that don’t improve with time or treatment could point to bladder cancer, a new study suggests ... "A lot of primary care doctors who are [initially] ... read more

Primary care is an untapped resource for depression screening

"Our study provides evidence that, with a simple questionnaire, primary care doctors have ... or a simple check-up would be hours long. As a result, depression screening is part of only about 1.4 ... read more

New study on cancer risk in Ashkenazi Jews aims to be model for genetic testing

“We think it’s important because it will save lives,” Dr. Kenneth Offit, who is serving on the study ... to check for cancer. Offit hopes to learn more about how people opt to receive the test results ... read more

Kids With ADHD Make 6.1M Doctor Visits a Year: CDC

The study was intended to assess the ... "I think it's likely the case that medication visits are over-represented in a database of doctors' office visits," Newcorn said. "If you were seeing a primary ... read more

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