Most people have heard about the dangers of melanoma, however there are also non-melanoma skin cancers that are also dangerous. This includes cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas and basal cell carcinomas, and they are responsible for 1700 deaths every year in Australia. Read more in the article regarding the burden of non melanoma skin cancer here.
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How UV radiation cause skin cancer… And why skin cancer checks are so important in Melbourne There are several reasons that make Australia one of the countries with the highest incidences of skin cancer. Most cities within Australia including Melbourne, receive higher UV radiation than most other countries. This is largely due to is geographical [...]
Melanomas may present in a number of different ways, however there are a few key features that could allow for earlier detection. Regular check-ups and examinations for skin cancer can help detect any unusual growths or changes of the skin or of existing moles. If you feel any suspicious developments on your skin, then it [...]
Know About Common Causes of Skin Cancer Skin cancer has been an increasing problem around the world. However, Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world. According to some stats, about 2000 Australian citizens have had a fatal encounter with skin cancer, and two in three Australians will be diagnosed [...]
Melanoma is a deadly form of skin cancer with a high rate of incidence in Australia and New Zealand. Usually a result of overexposure to sun, it is one of the deadliest forms of skin cancers. The outdoors lifestyle is popular in Melbourne, and in combination with the higher levels of UV radiation many people [...]
The Cancer Council of Australia estimates that 2 out of every 3 Australians are diagnosed with skin cancer by the time they turn 70. That amounts to almost 67 percent of our population. We know that skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancers, and it occurs due to over-exposure to UV [...]
As you would know, melanoma is a deadly skin cancer, and the fourth most common type of cancer in Australia. It has been attributed to take away five people every day, which is an alarming statistic. What is even more concerning is the fact that there are over 14,000 new cases of melanoma being diagnosed [...]
Skin cancer is amongst the most common types of cancers, and is widely prevalent in Australia. It is estimated that 2 out of every 3 Australians run the risk of developing skin cancer at some point in their lives. However, through early diagnosis and treatment, it is often easily cured which is why it is [...]
It is said that prevention is better than cure. While this is true of any illness or disease, the next best thing that is there is early diagnosis. This is especially true when it comes to skin cancer. Given that Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world, and that [...]
Skin cancer is amongst the most common cancers afflicting people today. Like any other disease, early detection is one of the best ways to nip the cancer in the bud before it spreads further, as there will be more treatment options available at this point. Most skin cancers can be treated effectively at an early [...]