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Skin Cancer Print Materials
Sun Safety in Schools: What You Can Do
Shade Planning for America’s Schools
Everyone Can Play a Role to Reduce Skin Cancer infographic
The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer consumer booklet
Skin Cancer Prevention Progress Reports
Choose Your Cover
Sunscreen for Your Sun Day brochure
Play It Safe in the Sun: A Guide for Parents brochure
Choose Your Cover brochure
Sunscreen: Put It Between You and the Sun poster
Warning Label poster
When You’re in the Sun, Choose Your Cover poster
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April 28, 2021
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
What Is Skin Cancer?
What Are the Risk Factors?
What Are the Symptoms?
What Can I Do to Reduce My Risk?
What Screening Tests Are There?
Are There Benefits to Spending Time Outdoors?
Sunburn and UV Protective Behaviors
Skin Cancer Prevention Program Now Used in 90 Nevada Schools
Free Sunscreen Dispensers in Vermont State Parks Help Visitors Protect Their Skin
Campaign Helps Outdoor Workers Beat the Heat—and Skin Cancer
A Community-Wide Approach to Reduce Sun Exposure
A University Helps the Community Stay Sun-Safe
Surveillance Data Guide Skin Cancer Prevention Efforts
Keeping Student Athletes Sun-Safe On and Off the Field
Sunscreen Access in “The Sun City”
Shading Children from the Sun’s Harmful Rays
Reducing Indoor Tanning on College Campuses
Providing Education and Sunscreen Access in Georgia
Building Shade Structures on Playgrounds and Sports Fields
The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer
What CDC Is Doing
Skin Cancer Prevention Progress Report
Guidelines for School Programs to Prevent Skin Cancer
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