Search: Melanoma

Clark level

A number (1–5) that describes how far a melanoma has penetrated into the skin.

News: 1 in 3 confused about causes of sunburn

…3600 Queenslanders are diagnosed with melanoma each year, and it is estimated that over 350,000 non-melanoma skin cancers are treated. “Most skin cancers can be prevented through simple sun protection measures,” Ms Clift said. “Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide…

News: Avoid the Santa sizzle as UV levels remain high for Christmas

…of water to remain hydrated and energised.” Queensland has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world. Around 3700 melanoma and 343,000 non-melanoma skin cancers are diagnosed across the state each year. More information about Cancer Council Queensland and…

News: Queensland, Cancer Council wants you to Slip into something ugly this Christmas

…than 3600 Queenslanders are diagnosed with melanoma each year, and it is estimated that over 324,000 non-melanoma skin cancers are treated. Cancer Council are always looking for ways to make sure people can safely have fun in the sun –…

News: Plan ahead to avoid long weekend burn, Cancer Council warns

…of the UV at this time of year, unless you take adequate precautions to protect yourself, unfortunately it’s very likely you will get sunburnt.” In Queensland around 343,000 non-melanoma skin cancers and around 3700 melanomas are removed each year –…

News: Guide to a skin smart summer: How to select and slop sunscreen on correctly

…correctly and demystify the differences between products, Cancer Council Queensland CEO Ms Chris McMillan is sharing the below five tips. First of all, know your risk. Around 3700 Queenslanders are diagnosed with melanoma each year. Skin damage can occur in…