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Melanoma New Zealand Launches Mobile Spot Check Van

Melanoma New Zealand is excited to launch its new dedicated mobile spot check van, enabling New Zealanders around the country to have free skin cancer spot checks.

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Feeling ‘so lucky’ to be alive after receiving new melanoma treatment

After losing a cousin to melanoma and being diagnosed with stage three of the same cancer, Sandra Moore feels lucky to be alive three years after receiving a potentially breakthrough treatment.

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New study looks into how drug therapy before surgery could help prevent the spread of melanoma

This sunburnt country may have inspired our great poets, but the sun’s harsh rays have also meant Australia has the highest melanoma rates in the world with 1,300 Australians expected to die from the disease this year alone.

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Biggest advancement in melanoma treatment in a decade

Researchers have taken a new approach on melanoma treatment, using cancer-fighting drugs before surgery.

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