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About the Family Lifestyles, Action, and Risk Education (FLARE) Study

Children from families who have a history of melanoma can protect their skin by learning healthy habits early in life. It can be a challenge to always carry out healthy skin protection habits such as wearing sunscreen. The FLARE Study aims to make it easier for kids and families at higher risk of melanoma to take action and protect themselves from ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure and developing skin cancer.

Who can participate?

You and your family may be eligible to take part in this study if the following are true:

  • You are the primary caregiver for at least one child between eight and 17 years old
  • You have a personal history of melanoma or extended family history of melanoma (or the child's other parent had melanoma).

What do I have to do?

  • Families will take part in three videoconferencing sessions where they will learn strategies that could make it easier to carry out skin protection habits to prevent melanoma.
  • Families will complete digitally-delivered questionnaires.
  • Families will receive gift card compensation for participating.

For More Information

Contact us to learn more or to see if you are eligible:

Call 801-213-6291

This study is conducted through the University of Utah and Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah. It is for research purposes only and is not intended to treat any medical condition.