Geelong Medical & Health Group News

Melanoma: Understanding the Deadliest Skin Cancer in Australia

March 2 2023

Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer and is caused by the uncontrolled growth of pigment-producing cells in the skin. It is estimated that one in 14 men and one in 24 women in Australia will be diagnosed with melanoma by the age of 85, making it a significant public health concern. With...

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The 5 Types of Skin Cancer You Need to Know How to Recognise

December 12 2018

If there’s one good thing about skin cancer, it’s that you can spot it yourself-if you know what to look for. And the easier you can find skin cancer, the sooner you can seek treatment. The Cancer Council recommends developing a regular habit of checking your own skin for any changes. Don’t rush through this=do it when...

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