Skin Cancer Prevention Success Stories
Programs have found many innovative ways to help prevent skin cancer in their communities. Some highlights are provided below.
Shading Children from the Sun’s Harmful Rays
Since 2003, the American Academy of Dermatology has given money to schools, child care centers, parks, and nonprofit organizations to build more than 350 permanent shade structures.
Reducing Indoor Tanning on College Campuses
The Indoor Tan-Free Skin Smart Campus is a national initiative supported by the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention. It aims to break ties between universities and tanning salons and educate college students about skin cancer prevention.