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May 2024

Our largest organ, the skin, acts as a barrier protecting us from external aggressors like UV rays and pollution. But did you know that what we eat can significantly affect...

May 2024

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer around the world. Recent discoveries in genetics are helping us understand why some people get skin cancer and how it develops....

Apr 2024

The new research introduces a novel perspective on the potential influences affecting skin cancer, particularly the non-melanoma types such as basal and squamous cell carcinoma. Traditionally, research has focused on...

Mar 2024

Q: What is UV radiation, and why is it important to understand? A: UV radiation, produced by the sun, is a form of energy categorised into UVA, UVB, and UVC...

Feb 2024

A scientific study funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council explored the potential of vitamin B3 (nicotinamide) in preventing skin cancer. It's crucial to note that regular skin...

Feb 2024

How many people in Victoria were found to have melanoma? In 2021, 2829 people in Victoria were found to have melanoma. Out of these, 1650 were males (58.4%) and 1174...

Jul 2019

Have you noticed strange moles and unnatural pigmentation appearing on your skin? Are you worried you might have skin cancer caused by exposure to harsh sunlight over a long period...

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...