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Mar 2019

Chris McMillan - the CEO of Cancer Council Queensland said "Typically, a lot of people assume, wrongly, that melanomas are associated with dark pigmented moles" and "Realistically, we find that...

Mar 2019

Professor Mel Ziman from Edith Cowan University said that they developed a blood test that could pick up melanoma early. They were able to detect melanoma that were less than...

Mar 2019

It is a common misconception that people with dark skin do not need to use sunscreen. Even though melanin (substance that protects skin from UV rays) offers some protection, darker...

Jan 2019

Some US companies sell "sunscreen pills" through online vitamin sites. The manufacturers claim these pills contain antioxidants and natural plant extracts that protect skin from excessive sun exposure. These pills...

Mar 2017

Scientist found strong evidence that links smoking and common skin cancer. Study by QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute involved almost 19,000 people. It found that smokers are 2.5 times more...