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Free mole checks should not be offered

8th July 2009

Skin specialists attending a conference in Glasgow have been told not to offer free mole checks to the public because health experts in the city were worried doctors would not be able to cope with an increase in referrals.

Delegates at the British Association of Dermatologists conference at the SECC had planned to offer checks for skin cancer – which is Scotland’s fastest growing cancer - as part of the three-day event. Greater Glasgow health board said its priority was patients referred by GPs.

 

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