The Texas peer education sun awareness project for children

Primary prevention of malignant melanoma and nonmelanocytic skin cancers

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Abstract

Sixteen Texas elementary school students participated in a peer education sun awareness project. Upon completion of this program, student awareness about sun protection significantly improved. Peer education for elementary school students about skin cancer prevention may result in the primary prevention of future skin cancers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)363-364
Number of pages2
JournalCutis
Volume50
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1992

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  • Dermatology
  • Immunology and Allergy

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