Archive | Clare Oliver

The Clare Oliver Melanoma Fund

Clare Oliver loved and embraced life. She was just 26 when she lost her battle with cancer, on 13 September 2007. When Clare was 23, she noticed a strange lump under her arm that was diagnosed as a Melanoma. This lump was cut out and her cancer scare made her even more determined to get […]

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Skin Cancer — The Dangers of a Deadly Tan (and Solariums)

The battle waged by health experts to convince young people in particular about the dangers of tanning appears to be a losing one.

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Commercial solarium ban in South Australia, Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales to begin in new year

Commercial solariums will be banned from December 31 in South Australia, Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales.

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Clare’s dying wish to come true

New laws to tighten control on solariums will be in place by the end of the year as part of the legacy of a young woman who died of cancer this week, Victorian Premier John Brumby said today.

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