Assessing the effectiveness of knowledge-based interventions in increasing skin cancer awareness, knowledge, and protective behaviors in skin of color populations

Ajay Kailas, Ariel L. Botwin, Ellen N. Pritchett, Diane Jackson-Richards, Suzanna Lewis, Divya Sadhwani, Seemal R. Desai, Susan C. Taylor

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Abstract

Skin of color (SOC) populations (ie, blacks, Hispanics, Asians) are at a notably higher risk for mortality from skin cancers such as melanoma than white individuals. In this article, we seek to answer the following question: Do knowledge-based interventions increase skin cancer awareness among SOC patients? Following an extensive literature search, a total of 4 articles were analyzed and discussed in this review.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)235-240
Number of pages6
JournalCutis
Volume100
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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