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Sun Safety for Tradespeople in Different Australian States

As tradespeople, your demanding work often exposes you to the harsh Australian sun, resulting in exposure to up to 10 times the amount of cancer-causing ultraviolent radiation than the average indoor worker. Safeguarding your health under these conditions […]

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DIY Don’ts: Why At-Home Mole Removal Is a Bad Idea

Modern life, as busy as it often is, makes it easy to put important healthcare, like regular skin checks, on the back burner. Even if we know we should book in to get that new mole checked, sometimes, in a busy period, the idea of trying quick at-home […]

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Skin Under Siege: The Impact of Climate Change on Skin Cancer and Melanoma

The impacts of climate change have pervaded all aspects of our modern life, but the rise in global temperature means that our skin is at more risk now than ever. Considering Australia already has some of the highest rates of skin cancer in the […]

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Sunscreen Considerations for Water Sports and Water Leisure Activities in Australia

Australia's stunning water bodies, from the ocean to the pool, beckon us year-round. However, as we revel in the aquatic delights, it's crucial to remember that the Australian sun is relentless. Protecting your skin from harmful UV rays should be a […]

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Unlocking the Secrets of Sunscreens: Understanding Physical, Mineral, and Chemical Options

Australia's stunning climate beckons us to embrace the great outdoors, but the relentless Australian sun casts a perpetual shadow of skin damage risk. Sunscreen is your shield against these threats and is essential to your daily skincare routine. This […]

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Choosing the Perfect Face Sunscreen: Factors to Consider for the Australian Sun

In the Australian sun, finding the right sunscreen is essential to protect your face. Explore the different face sunscreen types and discover which suits your skin type and needs. Australia is renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and a climate […]

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Sunscreen Options for Your Skin Type

While applying sunscreen daily is crucial, the choice of sunscreen can significantly impact your skin. Some brands and ingredients may not suit your skin type, which can deter you from incorporating sunscreen into your skincare routine. However, sunscreen […]

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Flying Too Close to the Sun: The Risks of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer for Pilots and Flight Crew

Protect yourself in the air and on the ground. With the highest rates of skin cancer in the world, Australians are most at risk of developing melanoma and non-melanoma lesions. Every year, a million non-melanoma skin cancers are treated across […]

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Understanding the Link Between Men's Health and the Risk of Melanoma: 4 Things You Need to Know

A recent study by the Melanoma Institute Australia shows that 16,800 Australians will be diagnosed with melanoma this year, which is one person every 30 minutes. A shocking 1300 Australians will die from melanoma this year, which is […]

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Blood Blister vs Melanoma - How to Tell Them Apart

At a glance, it can be difficult to know the difference between a harmless blood blister and a potentially life-threatening melanoma. In this article, we’ll discuss blood blisters and melanomas, equipping you with the knowledge to distinguish between […]

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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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