Behaviors associated with ultraviolet radiation exposure in a cohort of adult survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Cancer, Volume 115, Issue 18 Suppl, p.4374-84 (2009)


2009, Adolescent, Adult, Center-Authored Paper, Child, Child, Preschool, Cohort Studies, Female, Humans, Infant, Middle Aged, Neoplasms, Public Health Sciences Division, Radiation Injuries, Research Trials Office Core Facility - Biostatistics Service, Retrospective Studies, Shared Resources, Siblings, Skin Neoplasms, Sunburn, Sunscreening Agents, Survivors, Ultraviolet Rays


Previous research from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS) has shown that risk of skin cancer is strongly associated with exposure to radiation therapy. The potential role of ultraviolet radiation exposure in survivors has not been described.