Protecting children from skin cancer

Protecting children from skin cancer

We’re often asked by parents and grandparents what they can do to protect their children’s skin from the risks of skin cancer. Many parents, particularly if they’ve had a skin cancer scare themselves, might think that keeping their children inside, hiding from the sun...

Having a skin cancer check

Last blog we wrote about what might happen if you waited too long to have a suspicious spot looked at. This week we thought we might take a different view of what happens at a skin cancer clinic – that of a patient. One of our patients, who by virtue of patient...

Sunscreen preventing skin cancer or harming health

Sunscreen preventing skin cancer or harming health?  Well now that’s an interesting question… You may have read recently, My Kitchen Rules host Pete Evans came under fire for some social media commentary suggesting sunscreen wasn’t really needed, even...

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,...