Publications - skin cancer prevention research & evaluation (by year)

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Journal articles

2016

Dobbinson S, Niven P, Buller D, Allen M, Gies P, Warne C. Comparing handheld meters and electronic dosimeters for measuring ultraviolet levels under shade and in the sun. Photochem Photobiol 2016; 92(1): 208-14.

2015

Dobbinson SJ, Volkov A, Wakefield MA. Continued Impact of SunSmart Advertising on Youth and Adults' Behaviors. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2015.

Prichard I, Dobbinson S, Wilson C, Hutchinson AD, Rayner J, Makin J. Perceptions of the solarium ban in Australia: 'Fake it, don't bake it'. Health Promotion Journal of Australia 2015; 26(2): 154-8.

2014

Dixon H, Warne C, Scully M, Dobbinson S, Wakefield M. Agenda-setting effects of sun-related news coverage on public attitudes & beliefs about tanning & skin cancer. Health Communication 2014; 29(2): 173-81.

Dobbinson SJ, Jamsen K, Dixon HG, Spittal MJ, Lagerlund M, Lipscomb JE, Herd NL, Wakefield MA, Hill DJ. Assessing population-wide behaviour change: Concordance of 10-year trends in self-reported and observed sun protection. International Journal of Public Health 2014; 59(1): 157-66.

Sinclair C, Makin J, Tang A, Brozek I, Rock V. The role of public health advocacy in achieving an outright ban on commercial tanning beds in Australia. American Journal of Public Health 2014; 104(2): e7-9.

Dobbinson S, McLeod K, White V, Wakefield M, White V, Livingston T, Simpson J, Jamsen K. Maximising students' use of purpose-built shade in secondary schools: quantitative and qualitative results of a built-environment intervention. Health & Place 2014; 26: 136-42.

Scully M, Makin J, Maloney S, Wakefield M. Changes in coverage of sun protection in the news: threats and opportunities from emerging issues. Health Education Research 2014; 29(3): 378-87.

2013

Makin JK, Warne CD, Dobbinson SJ, Wakefield MA, Hill DJ. Population and age-group trends in weekend sun protection and sunburn over two decades of the SunSmart program in Melbourne. British Journal of Dermatology 2013; 168(1): 154–61.

Volkov A, Dobbinson S, Wakefield M, Slevin T. Seven-year trends in sun protection and sunburn among Australian adolescents and adults. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2013; 37(1): 63-9.

Dobbinson SJ, Volkov A, Wakefield MA. Public misperception of new regulations supports a call for a nationwide solarium ban (Letter to the Editor). Medical Journal of Australia 2013; 198(7): 364.

Gies P, Makin J, Dobbinson S, Javorniczky J, Henderson S, Guilfoyle R, Lock J. Shade Provision for Toddlers at Swimming Pools in Melbourne. Photochemistry and Photobiology 2013; 89(4): 968-73.

Dunstone K, Makin J, Conway C. Monitoring public interest in solariums: variations in internet search volumes over time in Victoria (Letter). Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2013; 37(3): 292.

Gies P, Klekociuk A, Tully M, Henderson S, Javorniczky J, King K, Lemus-Deschamps L, Makin J. Low ozone over Southern Australia in August 2011 and its impact on solar ultraviolet radiation levels. Photochem Photobiol 2013; 89(4): 984-94.

2012

 Dobbinson S, Wakefield M, Hill D, Girgis A, Aitken JF, Beckmann K, Reeder AI, Herd N, Spittal MJ, Fairthorne A, Bowles KA. Children's sun-exposure and sun protection: prevalence in Australia and related parental factors. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2012; 66(6): 938-947.

Lemus-Deschamps L, Makin J. Fifty years of changes in UV Index and implications for skin cancer in Australia. International Journal of Biometeorology 2012; 56(4): 727-35.

2011

Dixon H, Warne C, Scully M, Wakefield M, Dobbinson S. Does the portrayal of tanning in Australian women's magazines relate to real women's tanning beliefs and behaviours? Health Education and Behavior 2011; 38(2): 132-142.

Gold J, Aitken C, Dixon H, Lim M, Gouillou M, Spelman T, Wakefield M, Hellard M. A randomised controlled trial using mobile advertising to promote safer sex and sun safety to young people. Health Education Research 2011 26(5):  782-794.

Makin J. Implications of climate change for skin cancer prevention in Australia. Health Promotion Journal of Australia 2011; 22:  S39-S41.

Makin J, Hearne K, Dobbinson S. Compliance with age and skin type restrictions following the introduction of indoor tanning legislation in Melbourne, Australia. Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine 2011; 27(6):  286-293.

2010  

Francis K, Dobbinson S, Wakefield M, Girgis A. Solarium use in Australia, recent trends and context. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2010;34(4);427-30

2009

Dobbinson SJ, White V, Wakefield MA, Jamsen KM, White V, Livingston PM, English DR, Simpson JA. Adolescents' use of purpose-built shade in secondary schools: A cluster randomised controlled trial. British Medical Journal 2009; 338: b95.

Makin JK, Dobbinson SJ, Doyle C. Victorian farmers' skin cancer prevention knowledge and behaviours. Journal of Occupational Health and Safety 2009; 25 (2): 115-121.

Makin JK, Dobbinson SJ. Changes in solarium numbers in Australia following negative media and legislation. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2009; 33 (5): 491-494.

2008

Dixon H, Dobbinson S, Wakefield M, Jamsen K, McLeod K. Portrayal of tanning, clothing fashion and shade use in Australian women's magazines, 1987-2005. Health Education Research 2008; 23(5):791-802.

Dixon HG, Lagerlund M, Spittal MJ, Hill DJ, Dobbinson SJ, Wakefield MA. Use of sun-protective clothing at outdoor leisure settings from 1992 to 2002: serial cross-sectional observation survey. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 2008; 17(2): 428-434.

Dobbinson SJ, Wakefield MA, Jamsen KM, Herd NL, Spittal MJ, Lipscomb JE, Hill DJ. Weekend sun protection and sunburn in Australia: trends (1987-2002) and association with SunSmart television advertising. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2008; 34(2): 94-101.

Dobbinson S, Wakefield M, Hill D, Girgis A, Aitken J, Beckmann K, Reeder AI, Herd N, Fairthorne A, Bowles K-A. Prevalence and determinants of Australian adolescents’ and adults’ weekend sun protection and sunburn, summer 2003-2004. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2008; 59 (4): 602-614

Hill D, Marks R. (Editorial) Health promotion programs for melanoma prevention: screw or spring? Archives of Dermatology 2008; 144(4); 538-540. 

Makin J. (Book review) Rise and Shine: sunlight, technology and health, by Simon Carter. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2008; 32(2); 191-192.

Scully M, Wakefield M, Dixon H. Trends in news coverage about skin cancer prevention, 1993-2006: Increasingly mixed messages for the public. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2008; 32 (5): 461-466

Sinclair CA, Makin JK. Sometimes it takes a loss of life to make a difference. BMJ 2008; 336(7635): 73.

2007

Dixon HG, Hill DJ, Karoly DJ, Jolley DJ, Aden SM. Solar UV forecasts: a randomized trial assessing their impact on adults' sun-protection behaviour. Health Education & Behavior 2007; 34(3): 486-502.

Livingston PM, White V, Hayman J, Dobbinson S. Australian adolescents' sun protection behavior: who are we kidding? Preventive Medicine 2007; 44(6): 508-512.

Makin JK, Dobbinson SJ, Herd NL. (Letter to Editor) The increase in solariums in Australia, 1992-2006. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2007; 31(2): 191-192.

2006

Dobbinson SJ, Hayman JA, Livingston PM. Prevalence of health promotion policies in sports clubs in Victoria, Australia. Health Promotion International 2006; 21(2): 121-129.

Dobbinson S, Wakefield M, Sambell N. Access to commercial indoor tanning facilities by adults with highly sensitive skin and by under-age youth: compliance tests at solarium centres in Melbourne, Australia. European Journal of Cancer Prevention 2006;15(5): 424-430.

Lagerlund M, Dixon HG, Simpson JA, Spittal M, Taylor HR, Dobbinson SJ. Observed use of sunglasses in public outdoor settings around Melbourne, Australia: 1993 to 2002. Preventive Medicine 2006; 42(4): 291-296.

2005

Liu W, Hill D, Gibbs AF, Tempany M, Howe C, Borland R, Morand M, Kelly JW. What features do patients notice that help to distinguish between benign pigmented lesions and melanomas?: the ABCD(E) rule versus the seven-point checklist. Melanoma Research 2005(6);15:549-554.

2004

Hill D. [Invited commentary] Skin cancer prevention: a commentary on Saraiya et al. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2004; 27(5): 482-483.

2003

Livingston PM, White VM, Hayman J, Dobbinson S. Sun exposure and sun protection behaviours among Australian adolescents: trends over time. Preventive Medicine 2003; 37(6): 577-584.

2002

Dixon H, Lemus-Deschamps L, Gies P. (Letter to Editor). Meteorology meets public health: UV forecasts and reports for sun safety. Health Promotion Journal of Australia 2002; 13(3): 252.

Milne E, Johnston R, Cross D, Borland R, Giles-Corti B, English DR. The effect of a school-based sun-protection intervention on the development of melanocytic naevi in children. American Journal of Epidemiology 2002; 155(8): 739-745.

2001

Dobbinson S, Knight K. Protecting workers from ultraviolet radiation in sunlight. Journal of Occupational Health and Safety 2001; 17(6): 587-589.

Livingston PM, White VM, Ugoni A, Borland R. Knowledge, attitudes and self-care practices related to sun protection among secondary students in Australia. Health Education Research: Theory & Practice 2001; 16(3): 269-278.

Milne E, English DR, Johnston R, Cross D, Borland R, Giles-Corti B, Costa C. Reduced sun exposure and tanning in children after two years of school-based intervention. Cancer Causes and Control 2001; 12(5): 387-393.

Montague M, Borland R, Sinclair C. Slip! Slop! Slap! and SunSmart, 1980-2000: Skin cancer control and 20 years of population-based campaigning. Health Education and Behavior 2001; 28 (3): 290-305.

Schofield PE, Freeman J, Dixon H, Borland R, Hill DJ. Trends in sun protection behaviour amongst Australian young adults. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2001; 25(1); 62-65.

2000

Dobbinson SJ, Peipers AM, Borland R, Nolan KM. Are Victorian primary schools SunSmart?: The ongoing development of the SunSmart Schools Program. Health Promotion Journal of Australia 2000; 10(1): 43-50.

Lowe JB, Borland R, Stanton WR, Baade P, White V, Bolanda KB. Sunsafe behaviours among secondary school students in Australia. Health Education Research: Theory & Practice 2000; 15(3): 271-281.

Milne E, English DR, Johnston R, Cross D, Borland R, Costa C, Giles-Corti B. Improved sun protection behaviour in children after two years of the Kidskin intervention. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2000; 24(5): 481-487.

Sinclair C, Dobbinson S, Montague M. Can a skin cancer control programme make a difference?  A profile of the SunSmart programme in Victoria. Radiation Protection Dosimetry 2000; 91(1-3):301-302 

1999

Buller DB, Borland R. Skin cancer prevention for children: A critical review. Health Education & Behavior 1999; 26(3): 317-343.

Carter R, Marks R, Hill D. Could a National Skin Cancer Primary Prevention Campaign in Australia be worthwhile?: an economic perspective. Health Promotion International 1999; 14(1): 73-82.

Dixon H, Borland R, Hill D. Sun protection and sunburn in primary school children: The influence of age, gender and colouring. Preventive Medicine 1999; 28: 119-130.

Dobbinson S, Borland R, Anderson M. Sponsorship and sun protection practices in lifesavers. Health Promotion International 1999; 14(2): 167-176.

Hill D, Dixon H. Promoting sun protection in children: Rationale and challenges. Health Education & Behavior 1999; 26(3): 409-417.

Milne E, English DR, Corti B, Cross D, Borland R, Gies P, Costa C, Johnston R. Direct measurement of sun protection in primary schools. Preventive Medicine 1999; 29: 45-52.

Segan CJ, Borland R, Hill DJ. Development and evaluation of a brochure on sun protection and sun exposure for tourists. Health Education Journal 1999; 58: 177-191.

1998

Buller D, Borland R. Public education projects in skin cancer prevention: Childcare, school and college-based. Clinics in Dermatology 1998; 16: 447-459.

Buller D, Borland R, Burgoon M. Impact of behavioural intention on effectiveness of message features: evidence from the Family Sun Safety Project. Human Communication Research 1998; 24(3): 433-453.

1997

Borland R, Mee V, Meehan JW. Effects of photographs and written descriptors on melanoma detection. Health Education Research: Theory & Practice 1997; 12(3): 375-384.

Clarke VA, Williams T, Arthey S. Skin type and optimistic bias in relation to sun protection and suntanning behaviors of young adults. Journal of Behavioral Medicine 1997; 20(2): 207-222.

Cockburn J, Thompson SC, Marks R, Jolley D, Schofield P, Hill D. Behavioural dynamics of a clinical trial of sunscreens for reducing solar keratoses in Victoria, Australia. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 1997; 51: 716-721.

Hill D, Marks R, Boulter J. Skin cancer prevention. Public health approaches to skin cancer control. Australasian Journal of Dermatology 1997; 58(Suppl): S73-S78.

1996

Hill D, Boulter J. Sun protection  behaviour - determinants and trends. Cancer Forum 1996;20(3):204-211.

Broadstock M, Borland R, Hill D. Knowledge, attitudes and reported behaviours relevant to sun protection and suntanning in adolescents. Psychology & Health 1996; 11: 527-539

1995

Arthey S, Clarke V. Suntanning and sun protection: A review of the psychological literature. Social Science and Medicine 1995; 40(2): 265-274.

Borland R, Marks R, Gibbs A, Hill D. Effects of type of information in health education brochures upon performance on an experimental melanoma detection task. Health Education Research: Theory & Practice 1995; 10(2): 191-198.

Borland R, Meehan J. Skin examination for signs of skin cancer. Australian Journal of Public Health 1995; 19(1): 85-88.

Miles F, Meehan J. Visual discrimination of pigmented skin lesions. Health Psychology 1995; 14 (2): 171-177.

Journal articles prior to 1995

Paine SL, Cockburn J, Noy SM, Marks R. Early detection of skin cancer: Knowledge, practices and beliefs of general practitioners in Victoria. Medical Journal of Australia 1994; 161 (3): 188-195.

Pratt K, Borland R. Predictors of sun protection among adolescents at the beach. Australian Psychologist 1994; 29(2): 135-139.

Hill D, White V, Marks R, Borland R. Changes in sun-related attitudes and behaviours and reduced sunburn prevalence in a population at high risk of melanoma. European Journal of Cancer Prevention 1993; 2: 447-456.

Borland R, Marks R, Noy S. Public knowledge about characteristics of moles and melanomas. Australian Journal of Public Health 1992; 16(4): 370-375.

Broadstock M, Borland R, Gason R. Effects of suntan on judgement of healthiness and attractiveness by adolescents. Journal of Applied Social Psychology 1992; 22(2): 157-172.

Chapman S, Marks R, King M. Trends in tans and skin protection in Australian fashion magazines, 1982 through 1991. American Journal of Public Health 1992; 82(12): 1677-1680.

Hill D, White V, Marks R, Theobald T, Borland R, Roy C. Melanoma prevention: Behavioural and non-behavioural factors in sunburn among an Australian urban population. Preventive Medicine 1992; 21(5): 654-669.

Bennetts K, Borland R, Swerissen H. Sun protection behaviour of children and their parents at the beach. Psychology and Health 1991; 5: 279-287.

Borland R, Hocking B, Godkin G, Gibbs A, Hill D. The impact of a skin cancer control educational package for outdoor workers. Medical Journal of Australia 1991; 154(10): 686-688.

Theobald T, Marks R, Hill D. "Goodbye Sunshine" - Effects of a TV program about melanoma on beliefs, behaviour and melanoma thickness. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 1991; 25(4): 717-723.

Borland R, Hill D, Noy S. Being SunSmart: Changes in community awareness and reported behaviour following a primary prevention program for skin cancer control. Behaviour Change 1990; 7(3): 126-135.

Hill D, Rassby J, Gardner G. Determinants of intentions to take precautions against skin cancer. Commmunity Health Studies 1984; 8(1):33-44

Rassaby J, Larcombe I, Hill D, Wake FR. Slip Slop Slap: Health education about skin cancer. Cancer Forum 1983; 7:63-69. 

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Reports

2012

There are currently no published reports for 2012.

2011

Hearne K, Makin J. Summer 2010-11 online tracking survey results: Skin cancer prevention knowledge, attitudes and behaviours and Dark Side of Tanning campaign evaluation Prepared for: SunSmart. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria:Melbourne, Australia, October 2011.

2010

Hearne K, Makin J. Working safely in the sun - evaluation and comparison of face-to-face and online SunSmart workplace education programs. Cancer Council Victoria: Research Report for SunSmart. Melbourne, February 2010.

Hearne K, Makin J, Spittal M. National Hazard Exposure Worker Surveillance: Exposure to direct sunlight and the provision of sun exposure controls in Australian workplaces.  Prepared for: Safe Work Australia. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, January 2010.

Makin J, Hearne K. Summer 2009-10 online tracking survey results: Skin cancer prevention knowledge, attitudes and behaviours and Dark Side of Tanning campaign evaluation.  Prepared for: SunSmart. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melboure, Australia, September 2010.

Smith G. Prevalence of sun-related, diet, and physical activity and sedentary behaviors, of Tasmanian secondary school students in 2008 and trends over time.  Prepared for: The Cancer Council Tasmania. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, April 2010.

2009

Bonevski B, Tzelepis F, Girgis A, Makin J, Brozek I. Developing an effective UV Alert: A qualitative study. A report of the focus group results Cancer Council NSW Centre for Health Research & Psycho-oncology: Newcastle, Australia, 30 March 2009. 228.

2008

Francis K, Makin J. UV Alert sign pilot testing. Prepared for: Bureau of Meterology. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, March 2008.

2007

Dobbinson S, Jamsen K, Francis K, Dunlop S, Wakefield M. 2006-07 National Sun Protection Survey: Report 1. An unpublished report prepared for: The Cancer Council Australia, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, December 2007.  

Francis K, Makin J. Evaluation of the farmers' skin cancer prevention and early detection campaign, 2006-07 Prepared for: SunSmart. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, December 2007.

Makin J, Dobbinson S, Strong K. Awareness, understanding and use of the SunSmart UV Alert by the Victorian public. CBRC Research Paper Series No. 30.  Melbourne, Australia: Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, September 2007.

Makin J. Melanoma seminar pilot evaluation report. Prepared for: GP Education Program, SunSmart. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council of Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, March 2007.

2006

Cameron M, Sambell N. SunSmart Workplace Education Program evaluation. Prepared for: SunSmart. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, October 2006.

Dobbinson S, Rose M, Peckham P, Makin J. SunSmart policies and practices in Victorian local government: 2005. CBRC Research Paper Series No. 21. Melbourne, Australia: Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, October 2006.

Makin J, Herd N, Dobbinson S. An audit of the increase in sun-tanning centres (solariums) in urban Australia, 1992 - 2006. Prepared for: National Skin Cancer Committee. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council of Victoria: Research Report for National Skin Cancer Committee. Melbourne, December 2006.

McLeod K, Dobbinson S, Wakefield M, English D, White V, Livingston P. Qualitative follow-up to a secondary school shade intervention. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, July 2006.

Webster B, Hayman J. Prevalence of sun-related behaviours among Tasmanian secondary school students in 2005 and trends over time. Prepared for: The Cancer Council Tasmania. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, November 2006.

2005

Bowles K-A, Dobbinson S, Wakefield M. Sun protection and sunburn incidence of Australian adults: Summer 2003-04. An unpublished report prepared for: The Commonwealth Cancer Strategies Group and The Cancer Council Australia. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, February 2005

Dobbinson S, Doyle C, Wakefield M. Farmers’ and outdoor workers’ beliefs about skin cancer and protection from summer sun: a brief report. CBRC Research Paper Series No. 18. Melbourne, Australia: Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, November 2005.

Dobbinson S, Arbuckle J, Hoey L. The sun protection environment in Australian Capital Territory primary schools: Evaluating the National SunSmart Schools Program 1998 and 2001. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia2005.

Dobbinson S, Arbuckle J, Hoey L. The sun protection environment in Northern Territory primary schools: Evaluating the National SunSmart Schools Program 1998 and 2001. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia2005.

Dobbinson S, Arbuckle J, Hoey L. The sun protection environment in Queensland primary schools: Evaluating the National SunSmart Schools Program 1998 and 2001. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia 2005.

Dobbinson S, Arbuckle J, Hoey L. The sun protection environment in South Australian primary schools: Evaluating the National SunSmart Schools Program 1998 and 2001. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia 2005.

Dobbinson S, Arbuckle J, Hoey L. The sun protection environment in Tasmanian primary schools: Evaluating the National SunSmart Schools Program 1998 and 2001. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia2005.

Dobbinson S, Arbuckle J, Hoey L. The sun protection environment in Victorian primary schools: Evaluating the National SunSmart Schools Program 1998 and 2001. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia 2005.

Dobbinson S, Arbuckle J, Hoey L. The sun protection environment in Western Australian primary schools: Evaluating the National SunSmart Schools Program 1998 and 2001. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia 2005.

Dobbinson S, Doyle C, Effendi Y. Sun protection behaviour of junior cricketers and their coaches: An observational study. CBRC Research Paper Series No. 14. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia, June 2005.

2004

Dobbinson S, Wakefield M. Compliance of inner Melbourne solarium centers with revised Australian industry standard: Access by teens and customers with sensitive skin type. Prepared for: Victorian Department of Health Services. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne, Australia 2004.

2002

Dobbinson S. Hayman J. VicHealth Healthy Sports Clubs Study: A survey of structures, policy & practice. Melbourne: The Cancer Council Victoria, November 2002.

Dobbinson S, Hill D, White V. Trends in sun protection: Use of sunscreen, hats and clothing over the past decade in Melbourne, Australia. UV radiation and its effects – an update 2002. Royal Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Series 60. Proceedings of a workshop held on 26-28 March 2002 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Organised by the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). Wellington, New Zealand: Royal Society of New Zealand, August 2002.

Hilditch A,  Dobbinson S.  Identifying Community Capacity Building Indicators for Skin Cancer Control: Preliminary Report. Prepared for: VicHealth. The Cancer Council Victoria, April 2002.

Sinclair C, Dixon H. Contributor to: Rehfuess E (Ed), Global solar UV index: a practical guide. A joint recommendation of the World Health Organizaton, World Meteorological Organization, United Nations Environment Programme, and the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation. Geneva: World health Organisation, 2002.

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Reports prior to 2002

Balmford J, Dobbinson S, Peipers A. Survey of Australian Primary Schools Strategies for promoting sun protection: Baseline National SunSmart Schools Program Evaluation 1998. A report prepared for the State Cancer Councils and the National Skin Cancer Steering Committee. Published on behalf of Australian Cancer Society by the Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria, 2000. [Separate reports for each state and territory]

Knight K, Dobbinson S, Williams N, Hilditch A. 1998 SunSmart Workplace Survey: Sun protection policies and practices for outdoor workers. SunSmart, The Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria, 2000

Dobbinson S, Borland R. SunSmart policies and practices in Victorian local government: 1990 to 1998. SunSmart Evaluation Studies No. 6. Ch 8: 93-112. Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria, Melbourne, 1999

White V, Hill D, Borland R, Dobbinson S. Public Awareness of UV Forecasts in the Summer of 1997. Melbourne: Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer. Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria, Melbourne, 1997.

Sweeney M, Segan C, Noy S. Final Report on the SunSmart Sponsorship of the Victorian Tennis Association 1991-1992. Melbourne: Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria, 1992

Borland R, Hill D, Gibbs A, Cappiello M. The impact of Telecom's "Cover yourself against skin cancer" Campaign on observed sun protection behaviour: A controlled study: Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria, 1990

Broadstock M, Borland R, Hill D, Noy S, Sweeney M. Sun protection at public swimming pools. Melbourne: Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Education Unit, 1990

Hill D, Theobald T, Borland R, White V, Marks R. Summer activities, sunburn, sun-related attitudes and precautions against skin cancer: A survey of Melbourne residents in the summer of 1987/1988. Melbourne: CBRC, Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria, 1990. 

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Book chapters

2009

Elwood JM, Makin JK, Sinclair CA, Burton RC. Melanoma prevention and screening. In: Balch C, Houghton AN, Sober AG, Soong SJ, Atkins MB, Thompson JF, (Eds). Cutaneous Melanoma.(5th edn) St Louis: Quality Medical Publishing, 2009, pp. 107-132.Ch 6.

Hill D, Dobbinson S, Makin JK. Interventions to lower ultraviolet radiation exposure: education, legislation, and public policy. In: ASCO 2009 Education Book. Alexandria, VA, USA: American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2009, pp. 526-531

2007 

Borland R, Dobbinson S. Cancer: skin. In: Ayers S, Baum A, McManus C, Newman S, Wallston K, Weinman J, West R (Eds). Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine. 2nd ed. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2007, pp 610-612.

2004

Dobbinson S. Reaction to the 1999/2000 SunSmart Campaign: results from a telephone survey of Victorians and a retail intercept survey of young people. In SunSmart Evaluation Studies No 7, July 1998 to June 2001. Melbourne: The Cancer Council Victoria, 2004.

Dobbinson S. Reaction to the 2000/01 SunSmart Campaign: results from a telephone survey of Victorians. In SunSmart Evaluation Studies No 7, July 1998 to June 2001. Melbourne: The Cancer Council Victoria, 2004.

Dobbinson S, Hill DJ. Patterns and causes of sun exposing and sun protecting behavior. In: Hill D, Elwood JM, English DR (Eds). Prevention of Skin Cancer. Cancer Prevention - Cancer Causes, Vol 3. Dordrecht, NL: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004, pp 211-240.

Dobbinson S, Inglis G, Hilditch A. SunSmart policies and practices in Victorian local government, 2001. In SunSmart Evaluation Studies No 7, July 1998 to June 2001. Melbourne: The Cancer Council Victoria, 2004.

Gartland D, Dobbinson S. The sun protection environment at swimming pools in Victoria, 2000-2001. In SunSmart Evaluation Studies No 7, July 1998 to June 2001. Melbourne: The Cancer Council Victoria, 2004.

Hill D, Elwood JM, English DR, eds. Prevention of Skin Cancer. Cancer Prevention - Cancer Causes, Vol 3. Dordrecht, NL: Kluwer Academic, 2004.

Pearson L, Dobbinson S. Triathletes’ sun protection in Victoria, 1999. In SunSmart Evaluation Studies No 7, July 1998 to June 2001. Melbourne: The Cancer Council Victoria, 2004.

Trotter L, Fernbach M, Dobbinson S. The utility of Cancer Council seminars for community health professionals, 1999. In SunSmart Evaluation Studies No 7, July 1998 to June 2001. Melbourne: The Cancer Council Victoria, 2004.

2002

Hill DJ, White VM, Marks R, Borland R. Changes in sun-related attitudes and behaviors, and reduced sunburn prevalence in a population at high risk of melanoma. In: Hornik RC (Ed). Public Health Communication: Evidence for Change. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, June 2002

1999

Dobbinson SJ, Borland R. Reaction to the 1997/1998 SunSmart campaign: Results from a representative household survey of Victorians. SunSmart Research & Evaluation Studies 1999; 6: 69-92

Dobbinson S, Borland R; 1999 Reaction to the 1996/1997 SunSmart campaign: Results from a representative household survey of Victorians (SunSmart Evaluation Studies 6: Chapter 6)

Dobbinson S, Inglis G, Hilditch A. SunSmart policies and practices in Victorian local government: 2001. SunSmart Evaluation Studies No. 7. Chapter 9: 93-116. The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, 2004.

1997

Dixon H, Shatten R, Borland R; 1997 Reaction to the 1995/1996 SunSmart campaign: Results from a representative household survey of Victorians SunSmart Evaluation Studies5: Chapter 8

Dixon H, Cappiello M, Borland R; 1997 Reaction to the 1994/1995 SunSmart campaign: Results from a representative household survey of Victorians SunSmart Evaluation Studies 5: Chapter 7

Dixon H, Borland R; 1997 Slip! Slop! Slap! and SunSmart: The Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria's skin cancer control program and its impact SunSmart Evaluation Studies 5: Chapter 6

Dixon H, Borland R; 1997 Socio-economic differentials in response to the SunSmart campaign: 1992-1995 SunSmart Evaluation Studies 5: Chapter 10

Dixon H, Borland R; 1997 Utility of the skin scanner in an educational setting: Results of survey and focus group discussions with adolescents SunSmart Evaluation Studies No. 5: Ch 9

1995

Montague M, Segan C, Borland R; 1995 Reaction to the 1993/1994 SunSmart campaign: Results from a representative household survey of Victorians SunSmart Evaluation Studies 4: Chapter 6

Montague M, Borland R; 1995 SunSmart policies and practices in Victorian local government: 1990 to 1993. SunSmart Evaluation Studies No. 4 Ch 7.

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Book chapters prior to 1995

Clarke V; 1994 Secondary school policies and practices regarding sun protection: Victorian data SunSmart Evaluation Studies No. 3: Ch 9

Murphy M; 1994 SunSmart primary schools study: Stage 2: Teacher interviews and discussions SunSmart Evaluation Studies No. 3: Ch

Purchase M, Borland R; 1994 Public reaction to the 1992/93 SunSmart campaign: Results from a representative sample of Victorians SunSmart Evaluation Studies 3: Chapter 5.3

Segan C, Borland R; 1994 Public reaction to the SunSmart campaign and reported sun protection behaviour over the summers of 1990/91 and 1991/92 SunSmart Evaluation Studies 3: Chapter 5.2

Segan C. Evaluation of SunSmart policies, practices and resource usage in Victorian primary schools: Telephone interviews with school principals. SunSmart Evaluation Studies No.3. Melbourne: Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria, 1994:109: Ch 7.

Borland R, Pratt K, Noy S; 1994 A survey of SunSmart policies and practices among local councils in Victoria 1990. In: SunSmart Evaluation Studies No. 3 Ch 6.

Gibbs A, Sweeney M, Segan C. Junior leader's evaluation of the SLSA Junior Development Program, 1991-1992. In: Sweeney M, Segan C, Gibbs A, editors. Final report on the SunSmart sponsorship of surf life saving - Victoria 1991/92 season. Project no.: 91-0491B ed. Melbourne: Anti Cancer Council of Victoria, 1993:11-16.

1992 When we were very young: A skin cancer prevention program for preschool age children and their caregivers SunSmart Evaluation Studies No. 2: Ch 10

Broadstock M, Borland R, Hill D, Noy S, Sweeney M. Sun protection at public swimming pools. In: Noy Sea, editor. SunSmart Evaluation Studies No.2. Melbourne: Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria, 1992:Ch 8

Segan C, Sweeney M. Evaluation of the SunSmart tennis in schools program. In: Sweeney M, Segan C, Noy S, editors. Final report on the Sunsmart sponsorship of the Victorian Tennis Association 1991-1992. Project No: 91-0183 ed. Melbourne, Victoria: Anti Cancer Council of Victoria, 1992:10-14.

Borland R, Karazija B, Keeler C, Knowles R, Marks R, Murphy B, Noy S, Reading D, Sweeney M; 1989 SunSmart evaluation studies No. 1 1988-1999.

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