Should hair stylists be trained to help detect skin cancers?

More than half have referred a customer to a doctor to check a mole, reports US survey
Reuters Health Staff writer

Most hair stylists at salons and barber shops are interested in being trained to detect skin cancers on the scalp, face and neck, US researchers say.

Dermatologists and other researchers from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, surveyed stylists at 15 salons in the area in 2017 and received 229 completed surveys from 12 salons.