Preventing Skin Cancer, Community-Wide Interventions
These interventions seek to increase preventive behaviors (e.g., covering up, using shade, avoiding sun during peak UV hours) within a community by targeting a large part of the population in a defined area.
Task Force Recommendations & Findings
This table lists interventions reviewed by the Community Guide, with Task Force findings for each (definitions of findings). Click on an underlined intervention title for a summary of the review, and where available, Research-tested Intervention Programs (RTIPs).
|Mass Media||Insufficient Evidence
|Multicomponent Community-Wide Interventions||Recommended
The findings and conclusions on this page are those of the Community Preventive Services Task Force and do not necessarily represent those of CDC.
The content of publications of the Guide to Community Preventive Services is in the public domain. Citation as to source, however, is appreciated. Sample citation: Guide to Community Preventive Services. Preventing skin cancer: community-wide interventions. www.thecommunityguide.org/cancer/skin/community-wide/index.html. Last updated: MM/DD/YYYY.
- Page last reviewed: January 27, 2011
- Page last updated: August 24, 2010
- Content source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services