Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change Resources

Influencing Health Behaviors

The American Cancer Society and Comprehensive Cancer Control have developed a framework for using a PSE approach, to influence health behaviors.


Policy, Systems, & Environmental Change Resource Guide

For a more in-depth look, the Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership provides Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change Resource Guide. The guide offers resources, models, and tools to assist states in planning and implementing PSE work.


Tan Free Teens Year One Report

Volunteers with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network hit the road in February and April to see whether Minnesota tanning facility operators know they are prohibited from allowing minors to tan and that a notice to that effect must be posted where it can be seen. Although nearly all operators at facilities visited knew about the state’s new tanning law, a substantial number (43%) did not have a sign posted. ACS-CAN thinks there is room for improvement.