26 August 2020 – MPA Webinar Series

Event #1 – Wed 26th August from 7pm to 830pm Topics: Dermatology and Melanoma Surgery Please register via the Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/dermatology-and-melanoma-surgery-a-discussion-with-our-specialists-registration-116189932215?aff=ebdssbeac >> DOWNLOAD PDF for full details

Reminder – Melanoma Consumer Breakfast this Saturday 6th October 2108

Sat 6th October 2018, 8:00-9:30am All members of the melanoma community are invited to attend a Melanoma Consumer Breakfast. The Breakfast is part of the Australasian Melanoma Conference – which also has great consumer forums. The program is on the website. All bookings can be made via the conference website http://australasianmelanoma.org/

Melanoma survivors march to honour lost friends and raise awareness

Melanoma has a reputation for being one of the most curable types of cancers, but that does not mean much to survivors such as Jay Allen and Aaron Kelly.

Free skin checks for South West community

The Bunbury Skin Cancer Clinic is partnering with melanomaWA to provide the community with free skin checks on February 24.

Cancer in the News

Feature Articles

New genomic tool advances melanoma risk prediction in older Australians

School researchers have developed a new genomic risk score for melanoma (skin cancer), and shown it to be of value when used to predict melanoma risk in older people.

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Cancer has ripple effect on distant tissues

Newswise – A new study with zebrafish shows that a deadly form of skin cancer – melanoma – alters the metabolism of healthy tissues elsewhere in the body.

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Genetic Testing Informs Treatment Decisions in Melanoma

Novel methods of genetic testing have led to improved detection and better clinical decisions in patients with melanoma, especially in the late-stage setting.

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Trial Designed to Evaluate Efficacy of an SSE Melanoma Screening Campaign

Skin self-examinations (SSEs) for the detection of primary or recurrent melanomas may be an effective surveillance strategy. The protocol design for a randomized, controlled trial to assess such a program was published in Trials.

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