Geelong Medical Clinic: Skin Checks

We offer skin checks at both our Geelong and Grovedale medical centres. The Myers Street Family Medical PracticeThe Cottage Medical Centre Grovedale offers a thorough body skin check and assessment in Geelong through GP skin health experts.

We provide:

  • Skin cancer prevention
  • Skin cancer early detection
  • Skin cancer management
  • Skin health education
  • Most lesion removals can be done onsite by our GP skin health experts
  • Video dermatoscopy technology

Book in for a comprehensive skin check with one of our GP skin health experts. We offer skin check clinics every weekday.

Skin cancer facts and figures

Courtesy of Australian Cancer Council

This is why you and your family should book in for a skin check:

  • Skin cancers account for 80% of all newly diagnosed cancers
  • GP’s in Australia have over 1 million patient consultations per year for skin cancer
  • Melanoma is the most common cancer in people aged 15-44 years
  • Excluding non-melanoma skin cancer, melanoma is the fourth most common cancer in both women and men
  • Australia has one of the highest incidences of skin cancer in the world, at nearly four times the rates in Canada, the US and the UK
  • The rate of melanoma incidence in women has risen by an average of 0.7% a year between 1993 and 2003 – a total increase of 6.8% over this decade. For men, the rate has risen by 1.7% a year, a total of 18.7% over the same period
  • Skin cancer is the most expensive cancer. In 2001, it was estimated the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer cost $264 million and melanoma $30 million
  • GP consultations to treat non-melanoma skin cancer increased by 14% between 1998-200 and 2005-2007 from around 836,500 to 950,000 visits each year

We also provide travel advice and vaccinations, maternal health and allied health services.

Contact us to book an appointment at Myers Street or The Cottage. See our fees for skin checks.