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Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre fundraising drive seeks 100 bearded ambassadors

Terry Greaves was feeling fit and healthy until the start of this year, when he was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma.

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Skin cancer incidence rates

Incidence rates Here is a rundown of skin cancer incidence rates, according to the American Academy of Dermatology:

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High Percentage of Commuters Unaware of Cancer-Causing Sun Rays While Driving

The International Window Film Association (IWFA), conducted a national survey asking; ‘When a car’s windows are closed are you safe from the sun’s UVA rays?’ and nearly one in four of the 500 respondents erroneously believe they are safe from the sun’s harmful UVA rays that may often lead to skin cancers, that most frequently […]

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THE CAMPAIGN SLAPPING SUN PROTECTION ON GOLF

Rates of melanoma – the most dangerous form of skin cancer – have more than doubled in the UK in the last 30 years, with incidence in women having doubled (100% increase) and for men nearly tripled (181%). It is one of our fastest rising cancers, and although still higher in older people, rates in […]

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