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

Articles
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?

Articles
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…

SunSmart: Evaluation of a pilot school-based sun protection intervention in Hispanic early adolescents.

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Miller, K.A., Langholz, B.M., Ly, T., Harris, S.C., Richardson, J.L., Peng, D.H., & Cockburn, M.G. (2015). SunSmart: Evaluation of a pilot school-based sun protection intervention in Hispanic early adolescents. Health Education Research, 30(3), 371-379.
The incidence of melanoma is rising among Hispanic populations in the United States. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of a pilot sun safety educational interven…

Suntans and sun protection in Australian teen media: 1999 to 2000.

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McDermott, L.J., Lowe, J.B., Stanton, W.R., & Clavarino, A.M. (2005). Suntans and sun protection in Australian teen media: 1999 to 2000. Health Education & Behavior, 32(4), 504-513.
In this study, the portrayal of tanned skin and sun protection in magazines, television programs, and movies popular with Australian adolescents were analyzed. Images of models in…

Scoreboard advertising at sporting events as a health promotion medium.

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Lynch, B.M. & Dunn, J. (2003). Scoreboard advertising at sporting events as a health promotion medium. Health Education Research, 18(4), 488-492.
This report describes spectator recall of SunSmart skin cancer prevention advertising displayed on the Brisbane Cricket Ground scoreboard at intermittent periods throughout the 19…

Sun exposure concern, sun protection behaviours and physical activity among Australian adults.

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Lawler, S., Sugiyama, T., & Owen, N. (2007). Sun exposure concern, sun protection behaviours and physical activity among Australian adults. Cancer Causes Control, 18, 1009-1014.
Objective: Sun protective behavior and physical activity are both important for cancer prevention, and are currently promoted separately. Few studies have examined sun protective …

A longitudinal study of sun-protective attitudes and behaviors.

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LaBat, K., DeLong, M., & Gahring, S.A. (2005). A longitudinal study of sun-protective attitudes and behaviors. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 33(3), 240-254.
The goal of this research was to determine the long-term viability of a sun health message. A multi-part educational intervention on hazards of sun exposure and methods of protect…

Sun protection policies and practices at child care centres in Massachusetts.

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Kenfield, S.A., Geller, A.C., Richter, E.M., Shuman, S., O’Riordan, D., Koh, H.K., & Colditz, G.A. (2005). Sun protection policies and practices at child care centres in Massachusetts. Journal of Community Health, 30(6), 491-503.
We assessed the relationship between sun protection policies and practices at child care centers in Massachusetts. We hypothesized that centers with sun protection policies were m…

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