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Measuring Real Time Decision-Making About Ultraviolet Radiation (UVR) Protection

2014-08-27 03:18:20 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to understand how people make decisions about sun protection. This study is important in helping to protect against sun exposure, since it is a main risk factor for melanoma. The investigators would like to understand the decisions people make about sun protection so that they can improve their ability to help individuals who may be at risk for melanoma.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Melanoma

Intervention

screening questionnaire

Location

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York
New York
United States
10065

Status

Recruiting

Source

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:20-0400

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