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This website is a service of Klein Buendel Inc., a member of the Colorado Cancer Coalition. The purpose of this site is to provide the public with information and tools they need to create and maintain effective sun safe practices.
This website was created by Klein Buendel, Inc. of Golden, Colorado. All of the content on this website has been reviewed and edited by skin cancer experts on Colorado's Skin Cancer Task Force.
Funding for this project was provided by the Comprehensive Cancer Prevention and Control Program (CCPC), the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Grant #OEFLAPPG and #FLA00096), and the National Cancer Institute (Grant #CA100285 and #CA134705).
The Colorado Cancer Coalitionis a unique gathering of organizations and individuals with interest in the prevention and control of cancer in Colorado. The Coalition dedicates itself to achieve increased prevention, research, early detection, and improved treatment of cancer for all Coloradoans in the coming decade. Representatives of partnering organizations meet regularly through the Colorado Cancer Coalition’s task forces to review cancer risk factors and mortality data, share existing program efforts, develop collaborative objectives, and identify and implement prevention strategies.
The Colorado Skin Cancer Task Force is a sub-committee of the Colorado Cancer Coalition. Its goal is to reduce skin cancer rates through education and awareness efforts in communities across Colorado. Members include local business leaders, public health educators, cancer prevention researchers, dermatologists, and other medical professionals.
Klein Buendel is a small, multimedia research company in Golden made up of health educators, artists, programmers, researchers and teachers. Our diverse backgrounds enable us to have a thorough understanding of the projects we undertake. Our common interest in health education unites us to produce effective education and training materials that have a positive impact on our community.
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