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SUU students pilot Eyes on Cancer skin cancer project

With Utah suffering the highest melanoma rate in the United States, Southern Utah University students are now helping rally a first line of defense: hairdressers who regularly look at people’s scalps, where the deadliest melanomas often form.

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Forgot to apply sunscreen? There’s a vending machine for that

In a city with a rate of melanoma higher than the national average, a new sun smart tactic is being trialled which will see machines that dispense sunscreen installed at local beaches and parks.

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‘Very lucky’ after health scare: Labor MP

Federal Labor frontbencher Jason Clare is urging people to have any skin moles checked if they start changing colour, having recently suffered his own health scare.

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Award Created to Recognize Consumers Promoting Skin Cancer Awareness in Their Communities

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery is pleased to announce Tracy Callahan, founder of The Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation, as the inaugural recipient of its Sun Safe Hero Award, which launched during the Society’s May 2019 Skin Cancer Awareness Month campaign, to recognize consumers who advocate for skin cancer awareness in their communities.

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