Ohio State Shows that SPF30 Sunscreen Can Reduce Melanoma (image) Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Share Print E-Mail Caption In a first of its kind study, researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center in Columbus, Ohio prove that sunscreens with an SPF-30 rating can prevent the formation of melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer. Credit The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute Usage Restrictions With photo credit and alongside story about Dr. Christin Burd's research. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.