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Understanding the Risks of Skin Cancer from Playing Golf

As an outdoor activity, playing golf has a wide range of health benefits for your body. A deceptively leisurely sport, golf is helpful for staying fit by losing weight and body fat, as well as keeping social. With the average walking distance of a […]

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What are symptoms of melanoma? Learn the Early Signs of Melanoma 

Melanoma is a serious form of skin cancer that can be life-threatening if not detected early. According to the Melanoma Institute, an Australian is diagnosed with Melanoma every 30 minutes. That's why it's more important than ever to be aware […]

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The Truth About Eyelid Skin Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

We've all heard the sun safety message to 'slip, slop, slap'. But how often do you apply sunscreen to your eyelids? Eyelid cancers are more common than you might think. They make up 5-10% of all cancer cases.  Skin cancer can occur in the […]

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A Nose for Trouble: Recognising Signs of Skin Cancer on the Nose

The nose is a common place to suffer sunburn. It often sticks out beyond our hats and sunglasses, and it's this frequent UV exposure that is the leading cause of skin cancer.  Our nose is one of the first things people notice about us. So getting […]

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‘I delayed a Routine Skin Check…’ How delaying a skin check left radio presenter with permanent reminder.

When Canberra radio presenter, Georgia Stynes, first noticed a mark on her forehead during the lockdowns, she told herself it was probably nothing to worry about. Due to the pandemic, the last few years have been like none other, and many routines […]

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Scalp Skin Cancer: The Hidden Danger Hiding Under Your Hair

Anyone who has had sunburn on their scalp knows it can be painful and difficult to soothe. And while you should wear a hat to protect your head, people don't often apply sunscreen to their scalp. When scalps are also covered in hair, detecting suspicious […]

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Parched lips: more than just a bad look

Dry, chapped, or parched lips can mean many things. You may simply need a glass of water to increase your hydration, but if you suffer long-term spots of dryness, it may be a sign of something more serious; like skin cancer on your lips. Can you get […]

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How to Watch for and Prevent Skin Cancer on Your Lips

Skin cancers on the lips are also considered oral, or mouth, cancers. They can appear anywhere on the upper or lower lips but are more likely to be found on the bottom lip due to more regular sun exposure.   The lips can be a site for […]

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Signs of Skin Cancer on the Face + How to Prevent It

The face is one of the most common parts of the body where skin cancer can develop. It's no wonder, given that it's the most exposed area of the body along with the ears, neck and hands. There is good news however- you can prevent skin cancer […]

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National Skin Cancer Action Week 2023

20-26 November 2023
Every year at the start of summer the Cancer Council Australia and the Australasian College of Dermatologists come together to host a national skin cancer action week, as an important reminder to Australians of the significance of sun safety and early skin cancer detection - encourage friends, family to get a skin check with a GP or Dermatologist.
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