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Strategies To Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

Two thirds of Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70. This statistic should scare us into sun-safe habits, but unfortunately, many people continue to put themselves at risk every day. Whether out of indifference or ignorance, this risky behaviour could very well lead to the development of skin cancer.

There are endless ways that you can reduce your risk of skin cancer. These simple tips are just a few of the strategies that could prevent you from developing skin cancer and that could ultimately save your life. […]

By |July 15th, 2015|Skin Cancer Prevention|0 Comments

Can coffee prevent skin cancer?

New Findings published in the Journal of National Cancer Institute suggest that it might.

According to researchers at the Yale School of Public Health, coffee consumption could decrease an individual’s chances of developing malignant melanoma. As the study is not a clinical trial, no cause and effect relationship can be assumed. However, the results do show a link between increased coffee consumption and decreased melanoma risk. Malignant melanoma is the most deadly form of skin cancer; in 2012, of the 2,036 people who died from skin cancer in Australia, 1,515 of these deaths resulted from melanoma. With malignant melanoma being the leading cause of skin-cancer deaths in the United States and Australia, this correlation is worth investigating.

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By |July 1st, 2015|Facts & Myths|0 Comments
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