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Skin Cancer Podcasts

Photo of a couple holding hands and walking in the beach.Preventing Skin Cancer (May 2016)
Podcast (2:35) Transcript [PDF-74KB]
Two people talk about how they’ve learned to protect their skin from the sun.

CDC Radio iconThe Great Outdoors Public Service Announcement (May 2016)
Podcast (:30) Transcript [PDF-150KB]
A man and a woman are getting ready for a hike. The woman reminds him about sun protection.

CDC Radio iconAn Ounce of Protection is Worth a Pound of Cure Public Service Announcement (May 2016)
Podcast (:60) Transcript [PDF-153KB]
A man and a woman are talking about being outside, and the woman reminds him to protect his skin to keep from getting burned again.

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Save Your Skin (June 2015)
Long version
Podcast (5:03) Transcript [PDF-129KB]
Short version
Podcast (0:59) Transcript [PDF-54KB]
Summer is a time for fun, but too much exposure to the sun raises the risk for melanoma. In this podcast, Dr. Gery Guy discusses ways to protect yourself from the summer sun.

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Preventing Melanoma (June 2015)
Podcast (1:15) Transcript [PDF-83KB]
Public service announcement (0:60) Transcript [PDF-82KB]
Skin cancer is the most common kind of cancer in the U.S. In 2011, there were more than 65,000 cases of melanoma, the deadliest kind of skin cancer. Community programs could prevent about 21,000 cases of melanoma each year.

Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) PodcastsHigh School Students’ Use of Sunscreen and Tanning Beds (October 2012)
Podcast (5:14) Transcript [PDF-245KB]
Dr. Corey Basch discusses her study on high school students’ use of sunscreen and tanning beds between 2001 and 2011.

Kidtastics logoSun Proof (October 2012)
Podcast (3:37) Transcript [PDF-71KB]
In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about the harmful effects of the sun and how to protect yourself from it.

Ask CDC logoSoak Up the Sun (June 2009)
Podcast (4:22) Transcript [PDF-27KB]
You should be concerned about skin cancer. It appears that exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet, or UV, rays is the most important environmental factor involved with developing skin cancer and does tend to be greater during the summer months. This podcast discusses skin cancer and ways to protect yourself and your family.