Assessing the effectiveness of knowledge-based interventions in increasing skin cancer awareness, knowledge, and protective behaviors in skin of color populations.
Cutis; cutaneous medicine for the practitioner
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.
Medical Subject Headings
Ethnic Groups; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Humans; Melanoma; Patient Education as Topic; Skin Neoplasms