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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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Melanoma - South East Skin Clinic

The ABCDE is not that helpful a tool for early diagnosis and here's why.

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Dermatofibroma - South East Skin Clinic

A Dermatofibroma is a benign growth varying from pink to brown, more common in women and sometimes of cosmetic concern.

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Cafe au Lait - South East Skin Clinic

Cafe au Lait Patch Cafe au Lait is a cosmetically appropriate name that reflects the nice creamy-brown colour of these flat lesions

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Skin Cancer Prevention, Vitamin D & Nanoparticles - South East Skin Clinic

Do you feel that you're caught between skin cancer risk & vitamin D Deficiency? You're not alone! Read also about nicotinamide & how to use sun protection.

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Atypical Fibroxanthoma - South East Skin Clinic

Atypical Fibroxanthoma is an uncommon Skin Tumour. The lesion usually occurs on the head or neck of older people.

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Combined Nevus - South East Skin Clinic

A combined nevus is two nevi in one - namely a "blue nevus" and a normal flattish brown nevus (mole)

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Merkel Cell Carcinoma - South East Skin Clinic

Merkel Cell Cancer is a rare Skin cancer that is usually found in elderly people.

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Solar Keratosis - Brisbane Skincheck Clinic

Solar Keratosis is a skin cancer precursor. See the rough guide to non-surgical treatment options.

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IEC (Intraepithelial Carcinoma) - South East Skin Clinic

IEC (Intraepithelial Carcinoma), also called Bowen's Disease, is a non invasive Squamous Cell Skin Cancer with a variety of treatment options.

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Skin Tags - South East Skin Clinic

Skin tags are usually easily to recognise. It's easy to understand why people don't always like them & they may be removed "en masse"

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