Massage Therapy and Skin Cancer: A Closer Look with Ruth Werner

As massage Therapists, we see more of our clients’ skin than they do! Sometimes seeing things that need to be referred out. Listen and Learn as Ruth discusses her recent Skin Cancer education for massage therapists: the most common types, who is most at risk for serious problems, and most importantly, how to discuss findings in a way that doesn’t alarm and respects our scope of practice.

Ruth is a writer, educator and retired massage therapist who began her career in 1984. She’s an award winning NCBTMB-approved provider, teaching CE workshops in Research, Pathology and related subjects internationally. Additionally, Ruth is Author of A Massage Therapists Guide to Pathology now in its 7 edition and a columnist for Massage and Bodywork magazine and Massage New Zealand.