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What Works Fact Sheet: Skin Cancer Prevention

Resource Summary

Woman puts sunscreen on face of a young girl, represents interventions to prevent skin cancer.This brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) about intervention approaches to prevent skin cancer. It is designed to help public health professionals find proven intervention approaches—including programs, services and other interventions—to reduce UV exposure and prevent skin cancer. It can help decision makers in both public and private sectors make choices about what intervention approaches are best for their communities.