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About Helena Rosengren

Skin Repair's chief doctor Helena Rosengren is also a senior lecturer at James Cook University, has published several papers in medical journals and runs skin cancer workshops for GPs all over Australia! Dr Rosengren is also a fellow of the Australasian College of Skin Cancer Medicine, and undertakes complex surgery with meticulous attention to cosmetic results.

A career highlight in ‘Medicine Women’

As many of you may know, I had the honour of being asked to contribute a chapter to ‘Medicine Women’, which was released on 18 July. Already a bestseller in Amazon’s biography category, Medicine Women is an inspiring compilation of short autobiographical stories by 20 female healthcare professionals from around the world, ranging from doctors, psychologists [...]

Get rid of pesky benign spots – without stitches!

Moles, skintags and blemishes can be not only irritating, but often be a dampener on one’s self-confidence. However, the idea of getting them removed can be daunting for some. Nobody likes being poked and prodded with scalpels and needles, so thankfully Skin Repair Townsville offers an effective way to remove innocent moles, skin tags and [...]

Melanoma March: what happened, and what now?

Melanoma March is over, and what a month it was! Here at Skin Repair, along with so many Townsville locals, we were happy to really get involved with the Melanoma March campaign. Across Australia, the campaign boosts public awareness of melanoma, and raises funds for essential melanoma research. Here’s a recap of what happened [...]

Melanoma March: there’s still time to get involved

Melanoma March is Melanoma Institute of Australia’s month-long awareness and fundraising campaign. Usually, Melanoma March sees events happening all over Australia. This year Melanoma March is a digital campaign, with a national goal of raising $500,000 to fund melanoma research. You can get involved by purchasing a $30 digital footprint at https://www.melanomamarch.org.au/. You can then customise [...]

Three easy ways you can make a difference this Melanoma March

March is the national month for melanoma awareness. One person is diagnosed with melanoma every 30 minutes in Australia. Living in North Queensland, we have some of the highest rates of melanoma occurrence in the world. It is incredibly important to spread awareness about this deadly disease. Male, female, fair- or dark-skinned, melanoma does not [...]

An essential step in your child’s morning routine

Uniforms…check. Books…check. Sunscreen…did it make your back to school list? For many adult Australians who have been affected by skin cancer, the damage to their skin was done during childhood. As parents, keeping our children healthy is our top priority, and unlike previous generations, we now know there are many ways we can help reduce [...]

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