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.

Townsville’s First Ever Twilight Melanoma March

She will next month join Townsville’s first ever twilight Melanoma March in honour of her mother, Gina Sellen, who lost her battle against the deadly cancer in 2016.

Cancer in the News

Feature Articles

Tel Aviv University’s Prof. Carmit Levy receives Young Investigator Award from SMR

Tel Aviv University’s Prof. Carmit Levy received the prestigious Young Investigator Award at the 16th International Congress of the Society for Melanoma Research, held November 20-23 in Salt Lake City, Utah, for her “contributions to melanoma research that significantly exceeded the average for this career stage.”

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Melanoma testing: Progress in practice

This study was undertaken to determine if the level of UV damage at the site of melanomas was correlated with genetic polymorphisms.

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What’s the Difference Between Melanoma and Skin Cancer?

Melanoma is not a different disease from skin cancer.

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Patient decisions on dysplastic nevus management vary based on information framing

How clinicians frame the information presented to patients about dysplastic nevi diagnosis and management affects patient decision-making on surgical options, according to researchers in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

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