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Can skin cancer look like a blood blister?

CATEGORY: Detection

Skin cancer comes in all different shapes, sizes, colours and textures. Usually, skin cancers are noticeable when they appear as a new spot on your body or when an existing mole changes in some way. S...

Everything you need to know about growing new moles after 30

CATEGORY: Prevention, Detection, Risks

We are often told that a new or changing mole raises alarm bells for skin cancer. In actuality, it’s very common for people to acquire and lose moles over the course of their lifetime. Most moles are ...

What's involved in a skin cancer check?

CATEGORY: Detection, skin cancer check

Living in the country with the highest skin cancer rate in the world, skin cancer is top of mind for many Australians. After all, two thirds of us will develop the disease by the age of 70 and one Aus...

Everything you should know about skin cancer in skin of colour

CATEGORY: Prevention, Detection, Risks

It is a common misconception that people with dark skin can’t get skin cancer. While skin cancer is less prevalent in dark-skinned racial groups, people of colour can still develop the disease. In fac...

When to see your skin cancer doctor

CATEGORY: Detection

Did you know that a lot of skin cancers are completely invisible to the naked eye? Skin cancers can develop anywhere on the body - even inside your mouth or on the soles of your feet - and often don't...

My most memorable patient: Why you should encourage your loved ones to get a skin check

CATEGORY: Detection

Did you know that skin cancer can affect anyone and occur anywhere on the body, and it often shows no symptoms until an advanced stage? Encouraging your loved ones to get a regular skin check could sa...

Top 6 tips to prepare for your skin check

CATEGORY: Detection, skin cancer check

Did you neglect your skin health during the coronavirus pandemic? It's really important to catch up on all your general health check-ups, especially when it comes to conditions that won’t wait, such a...

Webinar: How to spot skin cancer

CATEGORY: skin cancer, Treatment, Detection, Risks

You could help save someone's life by learning to identify suspicious spots that could be skin cancer. Australia is the skin cancer capital of the world, with one person dying every five hours from me...

Free skin cancer training: Learn how to spot skin cancer!

CATEGORY: skin cancer, Detection

You could save your own or a loved one's life by learning to identify suspicious spots that could be skin cancer!

What you need to know about non-melanoma skin cancers

CATEGORY: Detection, Risks

Over 800,000 skin cancers are diagnosed in Australia each year. In fact, non-melanoma skin cancers are more commonly diagnosed than all other cancers combined. So, what are the signs and symptoms, and...