University Hospitals Train Hairdressers to Spot Melanoma

University Hospitals Train Hairdressers to Spot Melanoma

University hospitals are teaching hairdressers to identify an increasingly common skin cancer that clients often miss on their scalps and necks. Half of melanomas - a potentially life-threatening form of skin cancer - go undetected by people who try to check themselves for cancerous moles, and many of those are on the head and scalp. At least one state now recognizes that hairdressers are uniquely positioned to respond to domestic abuse, and legally requires training. If melanoma detection training is successful, it could one day be required and potentially save lives, particularly in under-served communities where the cancer is deadliest...

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