Risk Information and Skin Cancer Education for Undergraduate Prevention, RISE-UP Study
- Individual is enrolled in courses at the University of Utah
- Individual reports having had at least 1 sunburn in past year
- Individual reports having intentionally indoor or outdoor tanned at least 1 time in the past year
- Individual reports using sunscreen plus 1 or more of the following behaviors never/rarely/sometimes in the past month: 1) protective clothing items, 2) shade when outdoors
- Individual does not read/speak English
- Individual reports a personal history of skin cancer
Salt Lake City
I. To test the feasibility of providing young people with skin cancer prevention education and/or personalized feedback on their risk for skin cancer using novel methods of communicating this risk.
II. Examine the effects that the education and risk feedback have on individuals’ reported sun protection and tanning behaviors.
OUTLINE: Participants are randomized to 1 of 4 arms.
ARM I: Participants receive education on the importance of skin cancer prevention behaviors (e.g., sunscreen, protective clothing) and avoiding tanning and sunburns. Participants also receive a handout to take home and review.
ARM II: Participants have ultraviolet (UV) light photo taken of their face and receive education as in Arm I.
ARM III: Participants undergo collection of saliva sample for MC1R testing and receive education as in Arm I.
ARM IV: Participants have UV light photo taken of their face, undergo collection of saliva sample for MC1R testing, and receive education as in Arm I.
Trial Phase Phase NA
Trial Type Prevention
Huntsman Cancer Institute / University of Utah
- Primary ID HCI116807
- Secondary IDs NCI-2020-04064, RISE-UP, IRB_00116807
- Clinicaltrials.gov ID NCT03979872