Sun Protection Practices among Children with a Family History of Melanoma: a Pilot Study

@article{Glenn2012SunPP,
  title={Sun Protection Practices among Children with a Family History of Melanoma: a Pilot Study},
  author={Beth A. Glenn and Roshan Bastani and L. Cindy Chang and Rachna Khanna and Katherine Chen},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Education},
  year={2012},
  volume={27},
  pages={731-737}
}
The goal of this pilot study was to assess sun protection practices and correlates among children with a family history of melanoma, a high risk and understudied group. Sixty-eight melanoma cases, recruited through the Los Angeles County cancer registry, completed a survey. Survivors provided data on 110 children (mean age = 8.11 years). Although most children used sunscreen (79 %), half experienced a recent sunburn. The mean sun protection level for the sample was similar to levels observed… 

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