Melanoma – taking a closer look

As part of our ongoing series on the different types of skin cancer, this week we take a closer look at Melanoma. Australia has the second highest melanoma prevalence rate in the world. Must be something to do with our sun, sea, sand or ‘on the land’ culture and our...

Skin cancer myths debunked

Aussies, just love to sunbake – something about our ‘sun, sand, sea culture. But did you know that all that sun exposure has led to Australia having the highest rate of skin cancer in the world? And whilst we’ve had variations of the Cancer Council’s ‘slip, slop,...

When is a freckle not a freckle?

When is a freckle not a freckle? Imagine this: you’ve a freckle on your arm. It seems normal – you figure you live in Australia and everyone has some freckles, don’t they? So you don’t take much notice of it. But over time, it starts to grow darker, maybe it changes...