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Skin Cancer

…and basal cell skin cancers are sometimes called nonmelanoma skin cancers. Nonmelanoma skin cancer usually responds to treatment and rarely spreads to other parts of the body. Melanoma is more aggressive than most other types of skin cancer. If it…

News: New Cancer Council cosmetics tackle premature aging and skin cancer risk

…rates of skin cancer in the world. Around 3,000 melanoma and 133,000 non-melanoma skin cancers are diagnosed each year. Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift said a new range of Cancer Council cosmetics, launched this month, would make sun protection…

Skin cancer-related conditions managed in general practice in Australia, 2000-2016: a nationally representative, cross-sectional survey

…about the frequency of general practitioner (GP) visits for different types of skin cancer-related conditions. Understanding how skin cancer-related conditions are managed in general practice is necessary to improve skin cancer management and guide how resources for skin cancer management…

Skin cancer

skin cancer The three main types of skin cancer are – basal cell carcinoma (BCC), squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and melanoma. BCC and SCC are also called non-melanoma skin cancers or keratinocytic cancers. Rare types of non-melanoma skin cancer include…

News: Sunburn and skin cancer see spike in GP visits

New data shows skin cancer and sunburn are one of the top 10 reasons Australians visit their GP every year, prompting an urgent sun safety warning from Cancer Council. The data* shows consultations for skin cancer and sunburn were the…

News: Outdoor workers say skin cancer inevitable

…workers – building/construction, rural/farming, local government and public sector. Around 70 per cent of all outdoor workers surveyed believed it was likely they would develop skin cancer in the future. About 42 per cent had already had a skin cancer,…

News: Researchers strive to shine light on thin skin cancers

…is at greater risk.” The project will bring together researchers from the Australian Skin and Skin Cancer Research Centre (ASSC) and the Queensland Melanoma Collaborative, which also comprises QIMR-Berghofer and Cancer Council. The study will use data collected over 30…

News: Older Queenslanders most at risk of skin cancer

…damaged skin cells to become cancerous. “Skin cancer is related to a person’s total lifetime exposure to UV radiation and the pattern of exposure they have had.” Cancer Council Queensland has urged Queenslanders over 50 to stay vigilant about being…

News: Schools keen to play a stronger role in skin cancer prevention

…are at risk of developing skin cancer. “It’s so important for all Queensland organisations caring for children to have access to items that assist SunSmart behaviour and reduce skin cancer risk,” Ms Clift said. “These grants will be a big…

Blog: Unlocking the Genetic Code: A Breakthrough in Skin Cancer Research for Queenslanders

Queensland is the skin cancer capital of the world. In a groundbreaking research initiative, Dr. Mathias Seviiri is unravelling the genetic mysteries behind skin cancer treatment responses and risk predictions, with a focus on melanoma and keratinocyte cancer – two…