Skin Cancer Podcasts

You can listen to these audio files on your computer now, or download them and listen to them later.

Photo of a couple holding hands and walking in the beach.

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Two people talk about how they’ve learned to protect their skin from the sun.

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A man and a woman are getting ready for a hike. The woman reminds him about sun protection.

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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.

A Cup of Health with CDC logo

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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. A 59-second version is also available. Transcript pdf icon[PDF-54KB]

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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. A 60-second public service announcement is also available. Transcript pdf icon[PDF-82KB]

Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) Podcasts

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Dr. Corey Basch discusses her study on high school students’ use of sunscreen and tanning beds between 2001 and 2011.

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about the harmful effects of the sun and how to protect yourself from it.

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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.