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Skin cancer prevention program may have reduced melanoma in Australians

A skin cancer prevention program called SunSmart may have contributed to a recent reduction in melanoma among younger residents of Melbourne, according to a study published October 8 in the open-access journal PLOS Medicine by Suzanne Dobbinson of Cancer Council Victoria in Australia, and colleagues.

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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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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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I started crying and went into a state of panic’: Channel 10 newsreader Georgina Lewis reveals cancer scare

Channel 10 newsreader Georgina Lewis revealed her cancer scare on Sunday.

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