Health Diary: National Skin Cancer Action Week

by | Cancer Care, Dermatology

More than 2000 people in Australia die from skin cancer every year. Of the 3 types of skin cancer, melanoma is the most dangerous. If treated early it’s curable, so it’s important to keep an eye on suspicious marks or blemishes on your skin. Find out how you can check your skin to detect any changes sooner rather than later.

Dr Norman Swan talks us through the ABCDE system – recommended by the Cancer Council – of analysing a suspicious spot.

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