Changes in coverage of sun protection in the news: Threats and opportunities from emerging issues.

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Scully, M., Makin, J., Maloney, S., & Wakefield, M. (2014). Changes in coverage of sun protection in the news: Threats and opportunities from emerging issues. Health Education Research, 29(3), 378-387.
This study aimed to determine whether there have been shifts in news coverage of sun protection issues over a 12-year period in the context of an evolving skin cancer prevention a…

Interventions to prevent skin cancer by reducing exposure to ultraviolet radiation: A systematic review.

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Saraiya, M., Glanz, K., Briss, P.A., Nichols, P., White, C., Das, D., … & Rochester, P. (2004). Interventions to prevent skin cancer by reducing exposure to ultraviolet radiation: A systematic review. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 27(5), 422-466.
The relationship between skin cancer and ultraviolet radiation is well established. Behaviors such as seeking shade, avoiding sun exposure during peak hours of radiation, wearing …

Comparison of interventions to reduce sun exposure.

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Roberts, D.C., & Black, D. (2009). Comparison of interventions to reduce sun exposure. Behavioral Medicine, 35, 67-76.
Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light is the leading behavioral cause of skin cancer. This study evaluated the efficacy of 2 interventions to reduce UV exposure in college students p…

Influential factors for sun policy implementation in Danish kindergartens.

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Rezai, L., Thorgaard, C., & Philip, A. (2011). Influential factors for sun policy implementation in Danish kindergartens. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 39, 479-483.
Background: In 2007, the Danish Cancer Society and the Tryg Fonden launched a campaign to prevent skin cancer and melanoma. As a part of this intervention programme, the Danish Ca…

Effects of program exposure and engagement with tailored prevention communication on sun protection by young adolescents.

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Reynolds, K.D., Buller, D.B., Yaroch A.L., Maloy, J., Geno, C.R., & Cutter, G.R. (2008). Effects of program exposure and engagement with tailored prevention communication on sun protection by young adolescents. Journal of Health Communication, 13, 619-636.
Few family-based interventions to increase sun safe behavior among adolescents have been evaluated. The present study tested an intervention that included tailored and non-tailore…

Baseline survey of sun protection policies and practices in primary school settings in New Zealand.

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Reeder, A.I., Jopson, J.A., & Gray, A. (2009). Baseline survey of sun protection policies and practices in primary school settings in New Zealand. Health Education Research, 24(5), 778-787.
The SunSmart Schools Accreditation Programme (SSAP) was launched as a national programme in October 2005 to help reduce the risk of excessive child exposure to ultraviolet radiati…

Dissemination and implementation research on community-based cancer prevention: A systematic review.

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Rabin, B.A., Glasgow, R.E., Kerner, J.F., Klump, M.P., & Brownson, R.C. (2010). Dissemination and implementation research on community-based cancer prevention: A systematic review. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 38(4), 443-456.
Context: An extensive array of effective interventions for the prevention of cancer exists, suggesting that evidence is ready for widespread use. However, few of these approaches …

Sun-protection behaviors among African Americans.

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Pichon, L.C., Corral, I., Landrine, H., Mayer, J.A., & Norman, G.J. (2010). Sun-protection behaviors among African Americans. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 38(3), 288-295.
Background: Data suggest that the prevalence of sun-protection behaviors is low (44%) among African Americans; the samples in such studies, however, tended to be small or nonrepre…

Melanoma survivors: Health behaviors, surveillance, psychosocial factors, and family concerns.

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Oliveria, S.A., Shuk, E., Hay, J.L., Heneghan, M., Goulart, J.M., Panageas, K., Geller, A.C., & Halpern, A.C. (2013). Melanoma survivors: Health behaviors, surveillance, psychosocial factors, and family concerns. Psycho-Oncology, 22, 106-116.
Background: Little research has been conducted on melanoma survivors and important opportunities exist for research in this understudied population. The study objective was to exa…

The impact of the kidskin sun protection intervention on summer suntan and reported sun exposure: Was it sustained?

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Milne, E., Jacoby, P., Giles-Corti, B., Cross, D., Johnston, R., & English, D.R. (2006). The impact of the kidskin sun protection intervention on summer suntan and reported sun exposure: Was it sustained? Preventive Medicine, 42, 14-20.
Background. Recognition that early sun exposure is an important risk factor for cutaneous melanoma in white populations has led to efforts to reduce children’s sun exposure. FKids…

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