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More Shade To Protect Victorians From Skin Cancer

More Victorians will be protected from the sun’s harmful UV rays, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government installing more sunshades in public areas and sports clubs.

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Meet the man with the ‘million dollar beard!’

He’s known across Australia as the man with the ‘million dollar beard.’ And Jimmy Niggles – real name Scott Maggs – has confirmed he’s finally set to shave off his entire mahogany mane in February 2020, with all proceeds going towards his charity’s battle to eradicate skin cancer.

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Technology improves histologic diagnosis in melanoma

Malignant melanoma can present with characteristics that mimic other lesions clinically and histologically.

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Olympic swimmer Cate Campbell, 27, issues a summer warning to Australians after a mole she’d had her whole life turned into a deadly melanoma

The Olympic swimmer and two-time gold medallist Cate Campbell has issued an urgent warning to all Australians to check their skin – after a deadly melanoma developed in a mole she’d had her whole life.

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