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American Academy of Dermatology Public Center
Source: American Academy of Dermatology

An overview of sun safety and Academy programs.

Be Safe in the Sun
Source: American Cancer Society

A good overview of what too much sun exposure can do to your skin. You’ll also find tips to help you protect yourself and your family from getting too much sun.

Counseling Parents on Skin Cancer Prevention
Source: American Academy of Pediatrics

Published in Pediatrics, this article explains common attitudes of Pediatricians with regard to sun protection counseling at check-ups.

Newly Diagnosed with Melanoma
Source: Melanoma Research Foundation

Do you know someone who was recently diagnosed with melanoma? This resource helps people with melanoma, caregivers and their families throughout their cancer journey.

NIHSenior Health: Skin Cancer
Source: National Institutes of Health

Provides general information on skin cancer geared toward senior patients.

Research-tested Intervention Programs: Sun Safety
Source: National Cancer Institute

A variety of research-tested programs for sun safety.

Sun Safety Program Database
Source: American Academy of Dermatology

Hosts a variety of sun safety and skin cancer awareness programs throughout the U.S.

SunWise Program
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

SunWise provides free sun safety resources for schools, caregivers, and communities.

What you need to know about melanoma and other skin cancers
Source: National Institutes of Health

Provides information for patients diagnosed with melanoma and other forms of skin cancer.