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Slick Woods, Who Rose From Homeless Teen to Become Rihanna’s Favorite Model, Says She Has Stopped Chemo For Melanoma

Slick Woods, born Simone Thomson, has decided to stop her treatment for stage three melanoma, which is an aggressive form of the disease and can be fatal.

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Skin cancer danger as WA sunburn hospitalisation at six-year high, prompting calls for compulsory shade

The number of children getting so badly sunburned they need to go to hospital has reached a six-year high in Western Australia, with the number of cases doubling since 2014.

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OAM recipient dedicates honour to those lost to skin cancer

Melanoma Man’ Jay Allen has been recognised for his commitment to skin cancer awareness, today awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia.

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Tradie’s campaign to save lives after surviving terminal melanoma

Brisbane tradie Lucas Ridgway was 36 when he was told his melanoma was terminal.

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