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

Skin cancer and sun damage: moles on the body largely determined by genetics, our new research suggests

Melanoma skin cancer is the fifth most common cancer – with 16,000 cases diagnosed and 2,400 deaths every year in the UK.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Patients, Latest News

SPOT ON Can you spot which moles are deadly? The skin cancer signs you need to know

Which of the above moles would you worry about, and which would you ignore?

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Posted in Melanoma News, Patients, Latest News

AI an emerging tool, not substitute, for oncologists

Advances in artificial intelligence technology and deep learning algorithms are leading the way to more timely and accurate cancer diagnoses, with the potential to improve patient outcomes.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Of Interest

Skin patch could painlessly deliver vaccines, cancer medications in one minute

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 25, 2019 — Melanoma is a deadly form of skin cancer that has been increasing in the U.S. for the past 30 years. Nearly 100,000 new cases of melanoma are diagnosed every year, and 20 Americans die every day from it, according to the American Academy of Dermatology

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