What are the USPSTF guidelines for skin cancer counseling and prevention of basal cell carcinoma (BCC)?

Updated: Mar 23, 2021
  • Author: Robert S Bader, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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In 2012, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended counseling children, adolescents, and young adults aged 10 to 24 years who have fair skin about minimizing their exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) to reduce risk for skin cancer. [104]


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