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A sun safety program for preschoolers, kindergarteners and first-grade students.

Ray and the Sunbeatables®: A Sun Safety Curriculum created and developed by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and disseminated by CATCH® Global Foundation. The evidence-based curriculum educates children, parents and teachers about sun protection and promotes sun safety behaviors in an effort to reduce children's lifetime risk of developing skin cancer.

Visit our preschool and/or K-1 pages for a more in-depth overview of the Sunbeatables Program and view a quick tutorial on how to use the website.

 

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WHY SUN SAFETY?

 
 

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Sunburn during childhood increases a person's lifetime risk of developing skin cancer. Anyone, regardless of skin color, can develop skin cancer, including melanoma, the most deadly type.

1 in 5

people will develop skin cancer in their lifetime

ONE

or more sunburns in childhood doubles a person's lifetime risk of melanoma

91K+

cases of invasive melanoma expected in 2018

SUNBEATABLES IN ACTION

 
 

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SEE WHO'S TALKING ABOUT SUNBEATABLES

 
 

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The Sunbeatables Program is an integral part of MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Melanoma Moon Shot™ Program. The program would not exist were it not for the generous support of Mr. & Mrs. Mark W. Albers, Baker Botts LLP, Farmer Family Foundation, The Lyda Hill Foundation, The John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation, Linn Energy LLC, Lyondell Basell Industries and The Mays Family Foundation.
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