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What Does Skin Cancer Look Like?

Terms like skin cells, melanoma and treatment may seem overwhelming and our aim is to bring you the latest in skin cancer information so you can feel well informed to provide regular self-skin checks. Skin cancer is common in both men and women and can range from highly treatable to […]

By |April 27th, 2021|Skin Cancer|0 Comments

What Does the Sun Do to Your Skin to Cause Cancer?

In Australia, one person is diagnosed with the skin cancer every half an hour. Additionally, two out of three Australians can expect to be diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70. Yet we remain complacent about what damage the sun does to our skin, and how to protect […]

Shadow Treasurer – Jim Chalmers, Diagnosed with Skin Cancer

Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers has revealed he was recently diagnosed with skin cancer.

“Last week I became one of around 16,000 Australians diagnosed with skin cancer this year.  I’d mentioned to my doctor in passing that a darker than usual mole had appeared on my chest. Subsequent tests showed it was a melanoma.”

Jim Chalmers […]

By |December 1st, 2020|Skin Cancer, Skin Cancer Checks|0 Comments

How can you support skin cancer research at your level

A lot of people have been affected or have seen loved ones affected by skin cancer, and would love to get involved in supporting skin cancer research. However, they don’t know exactly how to get started. There are a lot of options out there that can provide serious support for […]

By |January 7th, 2020|Skin Cancer|0 Comments

Ground Breaking Innovations That Could Help With Skin Cancer

Medicine is moving at a blistering pace, so it is always interesting to look at the new innovations being investigated and to think about how it might apply to diseases like skin cancer. Below is a list of some of the most exciting ground breaking innovations that might help improve […]

By |December 30th, 2019|Skin Cancer|0 Comments

Using Artificial Intelligence to Better Diagnose Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is one of Australia’s most widespread cancers, with over 80% of new cancer cases every year being attributed to skin cancer alone. Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, accounts for around 10% of new cancer cases diagnosed, which is around 15,000 new cases every year. With skin […]

By |December 18th, 2019|Skin Cancer|0 Comments

Top 5 Conditions Often Mistaken For Skin Cancer

Finding a new bump or growth on your skin can be worrisome, particularly if you are a person that is concerned about the health of their skin. Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer and in Australia alone we have more than 13,000 cases diagnosed every year. Therefore, […]

By |November 28th, 2019|Facts & Myths, Skin Cancer|0 Comments

10 Celebrities Who Had Skin Cancer

While they might seem larger than life, celebrities are people like anyone else, and like the rest of the world they are not immune to the effect of the sun. While they often sport smooth skin and caramel tans for the sake of their craft, they are just as likely […]

By |November 21st, 2019|Skin Cancer|0 Comments

Skin Cancer Risk Does Not Just Come From Holiday Sun

Jetting abroad has become as common as taking a road trip down the coast and no matter where they go Aussies always seem to be chasing the sun. Old favourites like the Greek islands or Spanish Mediterranean have started to compete in Europe with upstarts like the beautiful Croatian coast […]

By |August 28th, 2019|Skin Cancer, Skin Cancer Risk|0 Comments

Vitamin A to Help Lower Skin Cancer Risk

Sun protective clothing, a wide brimmed hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and some shade all work very well for protecting the skin from the dangers of the Australian sun, however, some people who spend hours in the direct sun every day might like a little more protection than physical barriers to help […]

By |August 6th, 2019|Skin Cancer|0 Comments
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