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Written by Ruth S Yu, University of Washington, November 15, 2021

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Up to 90% of all skin cancers are caused by prolonged or intense exposure to the sun.
  • Outdoor workers are at greater risk of developing skin cancer.

Eligibility

  • Work outside on a farm, pasture, or any types of environment (now, past, or retired will be all eligible)
  • 50 years old or older

Location/Time

  • You can participate from your home, using internet video technology
  • We can set a date and time convenient for you

After the study, participants will receive:

  • A $25 for each (up to $ 50 total)
  • An updated brochure on skin cancer prevention

If you are interested in the study or have any questions, please call/text or email the researcher:

Name: Ruth S Yu, MSN, RN
Affiliation: University of Washington- School of Nursing
Email: ruthuw@uw.edu
Phone: 630-795-9800

Additional Information

“You should protect your skin from UV radiation even when it is not warm or sunny. Harmful UV rays are present year-round and can reach your skin and cause damage even through clouds.”- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

 

 

 

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