Preventing Skin Cancer: Education and Policy Approaches
These interventions combine education and policy approaches to increase preventive behaviors (e.g., covering up, using shade, avoiding sun during peak UV hours) among populations in specific settings.
Task Force Recommendations and Findings
This table lists interventions reviewed by the Community Guide, with a summary of the Task Force finding (definitions of findings). Click on an underlined intervention title for a summary of the review, and where available, Research-tested Intervention Programs (RTIPs).
|Primary and Middle School Interventions||Recommended
|Outdoor Recreational Settings||Recommended
|Child Care Center-Based Interventions||Recommended
|High School- and College-based Interventions||Insufficient Evidence
|Outdoor Occupational Settings||Recommended
|Healthcare Settings and Providers||Insufficient Evidence
The findings and conclusions on this page are those of the Community Preventive Services Task Force and do not necessarily represent those of CDC. Task Force evidence-based recommendations are not mandates for compliance or spending. Instead, they provide information and options for decision makers and stakeholders to consider when determining which programs, services, and policies best meet the needs, preferences, available resources, and constraints of their constituents.
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: education and policy approaches. www.thecommunityguide.org/cancer/skin/education-policy/index.html. Last updated: MM/DD/YYYY.
- Page last reviewed: January 3, 2014
- Page last updated: January 3, 2014
- Content source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services