Winter Skin Health

Do you remember to check your skin during winter? It’s easy to remember to check our skin during summer. We wear less clothing, have more skin exposed and spend plenty of time applying sunscreen onto our skin surface. There are…
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Winter Skin Health

Common drugs that could help stop melanomas ulcerating

Dr Chris Ho discusses the recent study which reveals that common drugs could help stop melanomas ulcerating. If you missed it, here it is https://www.9news.com.au/health/2017/12/05/06/50/common-drugs-could-help-stop-skin-cancer?ocid=Social-9NewsB
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Dr Mary Boyling - The Maitland Mercury

With summer fast approaching, it is important to prepare and protect yourself from harmful UV rays. ASCC Maitland's Dr Mary Boyling explains the importance of slip, slop, slap, seek and slide. http://www.maitlandmercury.com.au/story/5040584/checks-can-keep-you-sun-safe/
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Are you over 55? You could be at risk

A study conducted at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute has revealed that Queensland men over 55 have the greatest risk of skin cancer. The study measured the rates of keratinocyte (non-melanoma) skin cancers among the adult population within Australia -…
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Hamish Blake "Get skin checks"

Hamish Blake, Australian comedian and radio host, has shared his cancer scare via social media. Donning a nose covered in bandaids after the cancer removal, Blake jokes "Guys I have a secret to tell you: there are several band aids…
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Wombat from the Block has skin cancer scare

Just before starring on Channel 9's The Block, Wombat had noticed a small red sore on his wrist that had been there a while with no signs of healing. His good friend and partner on The Block, Sticks, had advised…
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5 of the best sun hats to protect you this summer

Whether you’re lounging on the beach or strolling in the city, headwear is an essential barrier to the sun’s UV rays. When choosing a hat, it’s important to consider colour, style and fabric. As a rule of thumb, if you…
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Dr Mary Boyling's guide to skin cancer checks

Dr Mary Boyling talks us through skin cancer checks and why they’re so important. Each year, about 3,000 people in NSW are diagnosed with melanoma and the Hunter Region has one of the highest incidences of Melanoma in the world.…
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An ASCC Doctor Under the Microscope - Dr Owain Roberts

Dr Owain Roberts has been with the Australian Skin Cancer Clinics in Maitland since July 2016. An experienced general practitioner, Dr Owain has a special interest in skin cancer medicine. Since completing his Diploma in Practical Dermatology, he has undertaken…
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5 fast tips for exercising in the sun

In Spring, more daylight before and after work means more time to get outside and exercise. While a run in the sun can be a pleasant alternative to a rainy evening spent on the treadmill, it’s important to prepare and…
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