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Sun Protection in Winter: 5 Useful Tips you Should Follow

Skin damage comes from UV radiation that is still present during winter, so it is just as important as ever to make sure you are taking the proper safety precautions when exposing yourself to the sun. Here are 5 useful tips that can help you stay skin cancer safe this […]

By |June 22nd, 2019|Sun Protection|0 Comments

Skin Cancer Facts and Statistics

Skin cancer is a common and possibly life-threatening disease that often suffers from misconceptions. In order to understand what skin cancer is, and what it means for Australians, it is important to put this disease in perspective through some facts and statistics.

There are three main types of skin cancer:

Basal […]

By |June 10th, 2019|Facts & Myths, Skin Cancer|0 Comments

How Often Should You Get Your Skin Checked

Australian’s love their great outdoors, from a great summer barbeque to taking a dip in Bondi Beach or camping in a national park, when summer hits it’s hard to stay inside. This outdoor obsession comes with innumerable benefits, however, without proper precautions it can also be dangerous for our skin.

The […]

By |May 31st, 2019|Skin Cancer Checks, Skin Cancer Prevention|0 Comments

Most Common Myths About Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in Australia, with two in three people diagnosed in their lifetime. With over 2000 people a year dying from skin cancer in the country it is vital to know fact from fiction. Here are five common myths about skin cancer that […]

By |May 22nd, 2019|Facts & Myths, Skin Cancer|0 Comments

Preparing for Mole Removal

If you find that you are worried about a strange looking mole on your skin, then a consultation with a skin cancer clinic is an important first step in understanding whether the abnormality needs further investigation.

If a doctor is concerned about the mole and believes that it might be cancerous […]

By |May 14th, 2019|Moles, Skin cancer treatment|0 Comments

Do children need skin cancer checks?

There is nothing that scares parents more than the idea of their child being sick, so one of the most frequently asked questions in cancer clinics is should their children have regular checks for skin cancer.

Since most moles grow between birth and young adulthood, it can often be concerning to […]

By |April 30th, 2019|Skin Cancer Checks, Sun Protection, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are You At Risk? Top 5 occupations with the highest risk of skin cancer

At least a third of our time as adults is spent at work, and even more if we count overtime and commutes, making the workplace a massive part of how we live our lives. For most of us these hours will be during the middle of the day, when UV […]

By |April 9th, 2019|Skin Cancer|0 Comments

5 Signs It’s Time to Get Your Skin Checked

The Australian lifestyle is all about the great outdoors, the sun, surf and good friends out on a beautiful summer’s day. The way we lead our lives, however, means that skin cancer is a prominent issue for many Australians. In fact melanoma is the third most common cancer amongst Australians, […]

By |April 4th, 2019|Moles, Skin Cancer Checks|0 Comments

Top 10 safety tips for summer – don’t skip number 8!

Enjoying a hassle-free day in the sun is extremely important in Australia, where 2 out of every 3 people will likely be diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70. With that in mind, SunDoctors has collected the top 10 safety tips to bear in mind during summer.

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5 sun safety tips Mums should be aware of this summer

As a mum, protecting your children from UV radiation is a top priority. According to the Cancer Council, up to 50% of a person’s total UV exposure up to age 60 occurs before they turn 20. With this in mind, here are our five top tips for protecting your family […]

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