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News: Older Queenslanders most at risk of skin cancer

…protect our children’s skin, research shows that UV radiation from the sun can damage skin cells and increase the risk of skin cancer at any age.” Ms Clift said unprotected exposure to UV radiation in later life could trigger already…

News: Stopping the spread of deadly skin cancer

Queensland scientists are working to stop the spread of one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer thanks to a $200,000 research grant awarded by Cancer Council Queensland. There is currently no treatment for metastatic melanoma (skin cancer that has…

News: Schedule a skin check, spot a change this summer

…Council is concerned Queenslanders may become complacent or rely on non-GP approved skin checks for their appointments. Queenslanders are being encouraged to schedule a self-skin examination this summer, or to visit their GP or a skin cancer clinic for a…

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…

News: Deadliest skin cancer increases risk of other cancers including prostate, lung

New research shows Queenslanders with the world’s deadliest skin cancer are diagnosed with more than double the expected number of subsequent primary cancers, including melanoma, lip, prostate, colorectal and lung cancers. Queensland has at least double the rates of Merkel…

News: Volunteers take part in skin cancer forum

…their skin at home. The morning not yet over, the researchers gave us the opportunity to share our experience with melanoma and checking our skin. As a university student and a fairly fresh face at Cancer Council Queensland, it was…

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…

News: Simple shade promotes physical activity and wards off skin cancer

…UV radiation exposure and skin cancer risk – so an important time to intercept complacent behavior. “Not only do we know that increasing shade structures across Queensland schools would reduce children’s risk of skin cancer, but we now also know…

News: 7 tips to help you avoid the summer sizzle and protect your skin

skin and it’s the main cause of skin cancer and skin damage. Sunscreen providing broad-spectrum protection will filter out both types of radiation, providing your skin with more comprehensive protection. Seven, you need more sunscreen than you think. To make…