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ABC 7 WJLA: “Melanoma on the rise in young women; found on scalp”

Hair stylists are in an unique position to look for suspicious spots on their clients' heads, ears and scalps. The MRF worked with Washington, D.C. ABC News affiliate, WJLA, to raise awareness of the rising rates of melanoma diagnoses and the important role health and beauty professionals play in eartly detection. MRF Executive Director Tim Turnham and MRF melanoma advocate Jen Bosanko are interviewed in this segment, which can be viewed here. To learn more engaging beauty professionals in the early detection of melanoma, click here.