Our prevention research has a particular focus on the prevention of skin cancer, in particular melanoma. Many Australians are still getting sunburnt on a regular basis despite having good knowledge about sun-protective intentions. Skin cancer primary prevention strategies are designed to improve skin cancer risk behaviours which include reducing sun exposure and increasing sun protection.
- The Skntec Study
- Outdoor worker sun protection project
- Healthy Texts
- UV Spot Indicators: How to know when your sunscreen is no longer protecting you from the sun
- Be prepared for the outdoors: SunVisor App
Health behaviour exercise projects
Regular exercise is important for maintaining your health. Exercise may help reduce your risk of some cancers. The following ihop study aimed to identify strategies to increase exercise: