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Skin Check

Skin Check provides impartial and evidence-based advice to help the consumer navigate through the maze of different skin cancers.

Skin Check provides information about skin cancer prevention, types and treatment.

The aim of the Skin Check is to:

  • pick up skin cancers as early as possible
  • keep biopsy rate to the minimum necessary
  • educate about skin cancer early diagnosis
  • advise about prevention of skin cancer
  • facilitate an understanding of different benign skin lesions.

Next time you get a skin check, ask the doctor for the names of the skin lesions you have.

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Last reviewed: June 2018

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Seborrheic Keratosis - Skin Cancer Clinic Brisbane

Seborrheic Keratosis is not harmful. They can usually be easily removed when there are cosmetic concerns.

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Porokeratosis - Skin Cancer Clinic Brisbane

Porokeratosis, or DSAP, is a genetic condition that causes discrete patches on the arms and legs.

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Blue Nevus - Skin Cancer Clinic Brisbane

Blue Nevus is a type of very dark mole (nevus) that may look similar to a melanoma.

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Skin Cancers - Skin Cancer Clinic

The Common Skin Cancers in The Skin Cancer Clinic. Skin Cancers are common in Australia: BCC, SCC & Melanoma account for most skin cancers. Solar Keratosis...

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Skin Cancer Cream - Skin Cancer Clinic

Skin Cancer Cream & Gel has a useful role to play in the treatment of some superficial skin cancers or solar keratosis. Topical Treatment is often prescribed ...

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Skin Cancer Self-Check - Skin Cancer Clinic Brisbane

How and Why do a skin cancer self check? Read all about the benefits, risks, and best method from an experienced Skin Cancer Doctor.

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Benign Skin Lesions - Skin Cancer Clinic

Benign Lesions Commonly found at a routine Skin Check. Benign Lesions may cause concern because of the possibility of skin cancer, the lesion getting in ...

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BCC (Basal Cell Carcinoma)

BCC is very common in Australia. The earlier the BCC is treated, the easier it is to treat!

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Age Spots - Brisbane Skin Doctor

Age spots are induced by UV light, and are very common in Australia. Treatment options may be performed at home or by the practitioner.

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Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum Contagiosum - let's just call it molluscum! Really common and usually nothing more than a nuisance. "Yuck" is a common reaction but it's harmless & part of growing up for many kids.

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