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War on Melanoma™
Learn more about resources, and registries developed on melanoma. Under the "shade" of the War on Melanoma™ umbrella, we are devising a War Plan:
National Cancer Institute: Sun Safety Intervention Programs
Research-tested Intervention Programs (NCI) - Summary statements, ratings and program materials from cancer prevention and control studies.
Medline Plus: Sun Exposure
This information on sun exposure through Medline Plus is provided by the National Library of Medicine.
The Skin Cancer Foundation - Understanding UVA and UVB
The center of this confusion is the sun’s ultraviolet A (long-wave) and ultraviolet B (shortwave) rays. Our understanding of exactly what kinds of damage each causes to the skin, and how best to protect ourselves, seems to shift every year as new research comes out.
Source: Skin Cancer Foundation