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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2012

Skin Cancer: Primary and Middle School-Based Interventions

Description of Resource: 
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends primary and middle school interventions to prevent skin cancer by increasing sun-protective behaviors and decreasing ultraviolet exposure, sunburn incidence, and formation of new moles. Primary and middle school (kindergarten through 8th grade) interventions to promote sun-protective behaviors include educational interventions, supportive behavioral interventions, and environmental and policy changes.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
Community Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Non-Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Cancer
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
The Community Guide [Internet]. Skin Cancer: Primary and Middle School-Based Interventions. c2012– [cited 2016 Oct 29]. Available from: https://www.thecommunityguide.org/findings/skin-cancer-primary-and-middle-school-based-interventions