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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.
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 […]
According to the Australian Cancer Council, skin cancer is mainly caused by an exposure to UV radiation, which is emitted by the sun. And, before tanning salons were banned in Australia, some people also received unhealthy dosages of UV radiation from tanning beds.
If you are fair skinned, have light eyes […]
You probably already know that the earlier that skin cancer is detected and diagnosed, the better the prognosis generally is. What exactly that means regarding the three types of skin cancer might motivate you further to get to know your skin and observe it carefully. Read on to find out […]
With 95% of all melanoma being linked to overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) light, we probably don’t need to convince you of the importance of sun protection. To help you enjoy a safe and hassle-free summer, here are some tips on how to protect yourself without having to stay inside all […]