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CI # 51576 Is skin cancer screening by primary care providers associated with effective detection of melanoma and other skin cancers?: search

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PubMed

Systematic reviews & meta analyses

9 (early detection of cancer/methods[majr] OR mass screening[majr] OR ((screening[ti] OR early detection[ti]) not medline[sb])) AND (melanoma/diagnosis[mh] OR skin neoplasms/diagnosis[mh] OR melanoma/pc[mh] OR skin neoplasms/pc[mh] OR ((skin cancer*[ti] OR melanoma*[ti]) NOT medline[sb])) AND (Meta Analysis[pt] OR meta analy*[ti] OR metaanaly*[ti] OR systematic review*[ti] OR data synthesis[tw] OR data extraction[tw] OR Cochrane Database Syst Rev[ta]) AND english[la] 
PubMed

RCTs; duplicates removed

18 (early detection of cancer/methods[majr] OR mass screening[majr] OR ((screening[ti] OR early detection[ti]) not medline[sb])) AND (melanoma/diagnosis[mh] OR skin neoplasms/diagnosis[mh] OR melanoma/pc[mh] OR skin neoplasms/pc[mh] OR ((skin cancer*[ti] OR melanoma*[ti]) NOT medline[sb])) AND (randomized controlled trial[pt] OR ((random*[tw] AND trial*[tw]) NOT medline[sb])) NOT (Meta Analysis[pt] OR meta analy*[ti] OR metaanaly*[ti] OR systematic review*[ti] OR data synthesis[tw] OR data extraction[tw] OR Cochrane Database Syst Rev[ta]) AND english[la] 
PubMed

Clinical Trials; Cohort studies

44 mass screening[majr] AND (melanoma/diagnosis[majr] OR skin neoplasms/diagnosis[majr] OR melanoma/pc[majr] OR skin neoplasms/pc[majr]) AND (Epidemiologic Study Characteristics as Topic[mh]) NOT (randomized controlled trial[pt] OR Meta Analysis[pt] OR meta analy*[ti] OR metaanaly*[ti] OR systematic review*[ti] OR data synthesis[tw] OR data extraction[tw] OR Cochrane Database Syst Rev[ta]) AND english[la]
PubMed

Guidelines

22 (early detection of cancer/methods[majr] OR mass screening[majr] OR ((screening[ti] OR early detection[ti]) not medline[sb])) AND (melanoma/diagnosis[mh] OR skin neoplasms/diagnosis[mh] OR melanoma/pc[mh] OR skin neoplasms/pc[mh] OR ((skin cancer*[ti] OR melanoma*[ti]) NOT medline[sb])) AND (Guideline[pt] OR Practice Guideline[pt] OR Consensus Development Conference[pt] OR Consensus Development Conference, NIH[pt] OR practice guidelines as topic[mh] OR ((guideline*[ti] OR recommend*[ti]) NOT medline[sb]))
National Guideline Clearinghouse  

Final recommendation statement: skin cancer: screening. Rockville (MD): U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF); 2016 Jul 26.

Cochrane Library - CDSR (Systematic Reviews)

1 In process review (not yet completed): Johansson M, Brodersen J, Gøtzsche PC, Jørgensen KJ. Screening for reducing morbidity and mortality in malignant melanoma (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD012352. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012352.
FPIN CIs, PURLS, HDAs  

HDA Are routine skin exams effective in reducing morbidity and mortality in patients at average risk? EBP 2015. 18(6): E5-E6.

HDA Is screening for melanoma effective in primary care? EBP 2014. 17(5): 13.

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Clinician Authors: Jenna Madeja and Gary Kelsberg

Librarian:  Sarah Safranek

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