Skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer and has rapidly increased during the past three decades in the United States.
More than I million new cases of skin cancer are estimated to be diagnosed in the United States each year.
The National Skin Cancer Prevention Education Program (NSCPEP) was launched by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 1994 as a national effort to address the Healthy People 2000 objectives for skin cancer prevention.
The NSCPEP is a comprehensive, multidimensional public health approach that includes (1) primary prevention interventions ; (2) coalition and partnership development ; (3) health communications and education ; and (4) surveillance, research, and evaluation In 1994, through support from the CDC, state health departments in Arizona, Califomia, Georgia, Hawaii, and Massachusetts initiated primary prevention intervention projects to conduct and evaluate skin cancer prevention education.
This article discusses the comprehensive, multidimensional public health approach highlighting examples from the state demonstration projects.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Peau, Education santé, Parent, Aidant, Evaluation, Prévention, Facteur risque, Enfant, Homme, Peau pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Skin, Health education, Parent, Caregiver, Evaluation, Prevention, Risk factor, Child, Human, Skin disease
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0329884
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 16/11/1999.