A free short skin cancer course has been launched especially for non-clinical professionals who work with skin, providing the skills to recognise potential skin cancers on clients.
Skin Repair Skin Cancer Clinic is honoured to have been asked to join a national Australian melanoma research study called the IMAGE trial.
What a month! Townsville, we want to thank you for your support of Melanoma March. This is a hugely important national campaign organised by Melanoma Institute Australia, with the goal of achieving zero deaths from melanoma. While it might seem like a pie-in-the-sky goal, leading Australian doctors believe it can be achieved this decade! How? [...]
Melanoma is known as Australia’s national cancer, which makes Melanoma March a campaign of national importance. Now in its 11th year, Melanoma March is saving lives by raising awareness and funds for vital research. Why is this campaign so important? Here’s a few sobering stats: 16,000 Australians will be diagnosed with melanoma this year (with the [...]
On 4 February, several Townsville landmarks will be lit up in blue and orange. Victoria Bridge, the Old Magistrates Court and the big Townsville sign will form part of coordinated lighting display of 50 landmarks across Australia & New Zealand. Why? Today is international World Cancer Day, an annual initiative to create a future without [...]
Exercise three times a week? Cut back on alcohol? Save for a holiday? It’s the start of a New Year, and many of us have set resolutions for 2022. While some resolutions require long-term commitment, if you haven’t considered it, it’s time to add one essential, easy goal for this year: join the ‘Game on [...]
2021 has been another year of ups and downs. Fortunately here in North Queensland, we’ve been able to (mostly) live without lockdowns, which has allowed us to actively participate in important campaigns. With Australia still leading the world with skin cancer rates, spreading the sun safety message is as important as ever! We’ve whittled down [...]
It’s halfway through National Skin Cancer Action Week, Cancer Council’s annual campaign to promote vital sun protection. Can you believe that it has been 40 years since the original ‘Slip, Slop, Slap’ campaign featuring Sid the Seagull? Despite the success of the original campaign, “Australia still has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the [...]
Wondering if you should book Full Body Photography with your next skin check? Read on to find out more... We perform our Full Body Photography services using state-of-the-art equipment called the IntelliStudio2. The IntelliStudio2 brings this cutting-edge automated full-body mapping technology to North Queensland. As North Queensland is known as the ‘Skin Cancer Capital of [...]
Getting a skin check can seem like a daunting process, but often this fear is a result of not knowing what to expect, or what the potential outcome may be. Firstly, to get the most of your skin check, it’s important to do an initial skin check at home. Skin cancers can develop all over [...]