Sun Cancer Checks
Did you know that
- Australia has the highest incidence of skin cancer in the world.
- Two out of every three Australians develop skin cancer during their lifetime.
- Skin cancer includes basal cell which grows locally, squamous cell which can spread and melanoma which eventually always spreads.
- Melanoma is the most common cancer in men aged between 15 and 50 and women aged between 15 and 34.
- Melanoma is the second biggest killer of young adults after motor vehicle accidents.
- The lifetime risk of getting melanoma in Australia is now 1 in 30.
- In Australia, on average, 30 people are diagnosed with melanoma and three die of it each day.
- Early melanoma is totally curable. Advanced melanoma is almost always fatal.
- Skin cancer shows up in a variety of ways. Almost always there is a progressive change in size, shape or colour that occurs over a period of months.
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