Drive sun safe behaviour with your patients
When it comes to sun protection, one of the biggest challenges facing dermatologists is patient compliance. Despite rising incidence rates of melanoma of the skin,1 most adults do not commonly use sunscreen for sun protection.2 On this page, you’ll find the resources and products that can help you promote sun-safe behavior in your patients.
Resources For You
Article: Important facts your patients need to hear about sunscreens.
Key leaders in dermatology, photobiology, skin cancer advocacy, and behavior psychology discuss how to encourage sun safe behaviors with patients.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skin Cancer Trends.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sunburn and Sun Protective Behaviors Among Adults Aged 18-29 Years—United States, 2000-2010. Morb Mortal Wkly Rep (MMWR). 2012;61(18):317-322.