Final Recommendation Statement: Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Skin Cancer

March 20, 2018 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on behavioral counseling to prevent skin cancer. The Task Force found that clinicians should provide counseling to anyone with a fair skin type between the ages of 6 months and 24 years. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go here. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the March 20 online issue of JAMA.