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Perth teen in shadow of rare melanoma warns others about suntan dangers

Source: News.com.au, January 2019 WHILE Amelia Davies-Waddell’s friends were looking forward to hanging out at the beach in the summer holidays, the then 12-year-old was dizzy with thoughts about her fair skin. One pink spot near Amelia’s left elbow was causing particular anxiety for her mother, Jenny Davies of Redcliffe. “My mum had this strange […]

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Solect Energy receives award for its efforts to educate solar workers about melanoma and sun safety

Source: Solar Power World, January 2019 Solect Energy CEO Ken Driscoll, has been honored by IMPACT Melanoma with its Keeper of the Hope Award.  The award was presented at IMPACT Melanoma’s 2018 Shades of Hope Gala which took place on Nov. 16 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston. Driscoll was lauded for his many contributions […]

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Peers choose MD Anderson’s Gershenwald, Hwu as new AAAS Fellows

Source: Eurek Alert, January 2019 Two leaders in the field of melanoma treatment – a surgeon and an oncologist – from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a Fellow, a tradition that began in 1874, is an […]

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Cate Campbell reveals melanoma scare on Instagram

Source: Courier Mail, January 2019 SWIMMING world record holder Cate Campbell has revealed how she avoided a potentially deadly melanoma scare. A month after claiming the Olympic program swimmer of the year award, Campbell detailed how she was diagnosed with stage one melanoma. Campbell sisters’ long-distance relationships Sisters confirm relocation to NSW How heartbreak shaped […]

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