Skin damage comes from UV radiation that is still present during winter, so it is just as important as ever to make sure you are taking the proper safety precautions when exposing yourself to the sun. Here are 5 useful tips that can help you stay skin cancer safe this […]
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 […]
Skin cancer prevention is an important part of keeping yourself healthy, especially if you are regularly exposed to the sun, have fair skin, light hair and light-coloured eyes.
In addition to checking yourself for any possible changes – which you should do every three months – there are also easy, […]
Keeping on top of skin cancer doesn’t have to be difficult. Although conducting self-checks for skin cancer once every three months is important, regularly getting your skin looked at by a professional is essential for early detection, treatment and prevention.
At SunDoctors, we welcome new patients to come in for […]
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in Australia, with thousands of Australians diagnosed every year. In fact, according to the Cancer Council:
More than 750,000 Australians are treated each year for at least one non-melanoma skin cancers, with over 2,000 deaths annually
Around 2 in 3 Australians […]
Most people know that suffering through shingles is no picnic. But how much do we actually know about this virus? What causes it and how is it treated? Can you go outside with shingles? And is there a link between shingles and sun exposure?
What is shingles?
Shingles is similar in nature […]
Despite our best efforts, it is sometimes tough to realise how much sun exposure we’re getting, especially if we’re sat at the beach enjoying a pleasant breeze. The good news is that your smart watch can now measure your UV and sun exposure for you!
What is UV?
UV stands for Ultraviolet. […]
Without the sun, we wouldn’t have life. It plays a vital role in our environment, our climate, our currents and seasons, but how much do we really know about this big flaming ball in the sky? Read on for our top 10 amazing facts about the sun for kids!
Great news, Australia! We’re seeing deadly skin cancer rates drop amongst young Aussies, indicating that there’s an increase in awareness of how important sun safety really is. That’s truly something to celebrate. However, there can be another result of effective slip-slop-slap-seek-sliding, and that is a reduction in our exposure to […]
We’ve known for a long time that sun exposure can lead to premature ageing. One study of identical twins showed an 11.25 year difference in perceived age due to their different exposure to the sun over time. One case in the New England Journal of Medicine even shows a truck […]