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Educational Activities for Rural and Urban Students to Prevent Skin Cancer in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Educational Activities for Rural and Urban Students to Prevent Skin Cancer in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Velasques, Kelle; Michels, Luana Roberta; Colome, Leticia Marques; Haas, Sandra Elisa;
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 Abstract
Background: Excessive exposure to the sun during childhood is strongly associated with the development of skin cancer in the future. The only way to prevent the development of skin cancer is to protect against ultraviolet radiation, which can be achieved through strategic awareness during childhood and adolescence. Objective. The aim of this work was to evaluate the impact of educational activities for rural and urban students to promote the use of sunscreens and prevent skin cancer. Materials and Methods: This study was carried out with students (9-12 years) of rural (n
 Keywords
Children;skin cancer;sun exposure;sunscreen;educational intervention;
 Language
English
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