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Health Care System Factors for Incidence of Melanoma of the Skin

Health Care System Factors

Since March 2018, the USPSTF^1^ has recommended '''clinical counseling''' for young adults, adolescents, children, and parents of young children about minimizing exposure to ultraviolet radiation for persons aged 6 months to 24 years with fair skin types to reduce their risk of skin cancer. 1. United States Preventive Services Task Force. [https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/skin-cancer-counseling2 Skin Cancer Prevention: Behavioral Counseling] [last reviewed: 1/29/20]

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