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14-year-old diagnosed with Melanoma after hair cut revealed moles

“One day he got a haircut, it was short back and sides and spiky on top, and he was leaning over the breakfast bar. My daughter Natalie said, ‘Nicky you’ve got a big splotch on your head’,” the Sydney mum recalls.

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Sun Bus Helps Bust Melanoma Misconceptions, Provide Screenings

Mobile screening and education initiatives can help bridge gaps in both patient knowledge and access to care.

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Epidemiologist warns of GP skills shortage as melanoma rates expected to rise

A national medical congress has warned that Australia is facing a skills shortage to deal with the predicted rise in melanoma rates over the next 20 years.

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Melanoma is twice as common on the Costa del Sol as the rest of Spain

Excessive sunbathing is the main cause of the appearance of this most aggressive form of skin cancer

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