Being prepared for your skin check and knowing what to expect will help you make the most out of the appointment. Let’s look at 7 things you should know.
Regular skin assessments are essential for the early detection of skin cancer. Let's look at the difference between skin checks and full body photography.
Dysplastic naevi are non-cancerous moles with irregular features & can indicate a higher risk of developing melanoma. Let's answer common questions about dysplastic naevi.
Do you know your skin cancer risk? Learn about the factors that influence your risk of developing potentially deadly skin cancers so you can better protect your skin health.
A chance recommendation from her friend saved Tahyla Newton's life. Tahyla (then 19 years old) was on holiday on Tasmania's east coast when her friend noticed a strange mole on her foot and suggested it might be skin cancer. Tahyla thought it was nothing to worry about. But her concerned friend booked Tahyla an appointment [...]
At-home melanoma detection apps improve self-monitoring for potentially deadly skin cancers. But are these apps safe, and do they provide definitive diagnoses?
Melanoma March is a timely reminder about the dangers of melanoma and the importance of regular skin checks. It is a month to promote awareness about our "national cancer" and raise funds for vital treatments that save lives.
Join us this Melanoma March in taking steps to beat melanoma to help raise much-needed funds for vital melanoma research!
Did you know 2 in 3 of us will be diagnosed with skin cancer by age 70? With one Australian losing their life to melanoma every five hours, it's important that we know what skin cancer is - including the various types - and what signs to look out for to keep our skin healthy [...]
Australia’s National Skin Check Day (ANSCD) falls on the last Thursday of summer every year and is upcoming on 23 February 2023! An initiative of Mates Against Melanoma, ANSCD encourages all Australians to book in their regular skin cancer check for post-summer damage control and peace of mind for another year. “ANSCD is a national action [...]