The importance of self-examination for melanoma prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic: an interview with June Robinson

Written by June Robinson (Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, IL, USA)

We recently spoke with June Robinson, MD (Research Professor of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, IL, USA). In this interview, she discusses the impact that COVID-19 has had on melanoma diagnosis and early detection, and how skin self-examination (SSE) can help overcome these challenges. Robinson highlights the importance of SSE and discusses the potential to translate self-examination across cancer during the current pandemic. Could you introduce your research background and current area of interest? My research focus is primary (sun protection) and secondary (early detection) prevention of melanoma in at-risk populations. My 35 years of academic clinical practice...

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