Skin Cancer Prevention 2018

Background 4
What’s New This Year? 5
Sun-Safety Practices Are Uncommon In Schools 5
Adults Who Indoor Tan or Had a Recent Sunburn Are More Likely to Tan Outdoors 5
Clinical Counseling on Sun Protection Is Low Among Pediatricians 5
Melanoma Rates on the Rise among Non-Hispanic White Adults Aged 55+ 5
One in Three US Adults Were Sunburned in 2015 6
Seven US States Passed Legislation for Sunscreen Use Among Schools in 2017 6
Research Conducted by a CDC-Funded Prevention ResearchCenter Continues to Advance our Understanding of Indoor Tanning Behaviors 6
New Recommendations for Behavioral Counseling on Skin Cancer Prevention 7
Success Stories from the Field 8
Reducing Indoor Tanning on College Campuses 8
Shading Children from the Sun’s Harmful Rays 9
Building a Culture of Sun Safety for Nevada’s Youth 9
Building Shade Structures on Playgrounds and Sports Fields 10
Providing Education and Sunscreen Access in Georgia 11
Healthy People 2020 Objectives 12
Disease Surveillance Indicators 13
Melanoma Incidence and Mortality 13
United States Cancer Statistics: Data Visualizations 17
Behavioral Surveillance Indicators 18
Sun Protection 18
Indoor Tanning 20
Sunburn 22
Vitamin D 24
Policy and Program Indicators 25
Indoor Tanning Restrictions for Minors 25
Skin Cancer Prevention Policies in Schools 26
Sunscreen Access in Schools 27
Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs 28
Conclusion 29
References 30