Preventing Skin Cancer: Education and Policy Approaches in Child Care Centers
Studies Included in the Evidence Review
Loescher LJ, Emerson J, Taylor A, Christensen DH, McKinney M. Educating preschoolers about Sun Safety. Am J Public Health 1995;85(7):939-43.
Boldeman C, Jansson B, Holm LE. Primary prevention of malignant melanoma in a Swedish urban preschool sector. Journal of Cancer Education 1991;6(4):247-53.
Boldeman C, Ullen H, Mansson-Brahme E, Holm LE. Primary prevention of malignant melanoma in the Stockholm Cancer Prevention Programme. European Journal of Cancer Prevention 1993;2:441-6.
Crane LA, Schneider LS, Yohn JJ, Morelli JG, Plomer KD. "Block the Sun, Not the Fun": Evaluation of a Skin Cancer Prevention Program for Child Care Centers. American Jouranl of Preventative Medicine 1999;17(1):31-7.
Grant-Petersson J, Dietrich AJ, Sox CH, Winchell CW, Stevens MM. Promoting sun protection in elementary schools and child care settings: the SunSafe Project. Journal of School Health 1999;69(3):100-6.
Dietrich AJ, Olson AL, Sox CH, et al. A community-based randomized trial encouraging sun protection for children. Pediatrics 1998;102(6):E64.
Dietrich AJ, Olson AL, Sox CH, Tosteson TD, Grant-Petersson J. Persistent increase in children's sun protection in a randomized controlled community trial. PREV MED 2000;31(5):569-74.
Olson AL, Dietrich AJ, Sox CH, Stevens MM, Winchell CW, Ahles TA. Solar protection of children at the beach. Pediatrics 1997;99(6):E11.
Loescher LJ, Buller MK, Buller DB, Emerson J, Taylor AM. Public education projects in skin cancer. The evolution of skin cancer prevention education for children at a comprehensive cancer center. Cancer 1995;75(2 Suppl):651-6.
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- Content source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services