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Complications of melanoma

Each individual’s treatment plan, and their response to it, will be different. Find out about complications of skin cancer.

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Skin cancer and melanomas

Skin cancer is mainly caused by exposure to sun. Most skin cancers can be successfully treated if found early, but you need to know what to look for.

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Just diagnosed with skin cancer

If diagnosed and treated early, melanoma is more than 90% curable. Learn about possible treatment options, questions to bring to your doctor and where to go for support.

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Skin cancer treatment

In choosing a treatment option, your doctor will consider your age and general health, the type and size of cancer. Find out about treatment options for skin cancer.

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Skin cancer diagnosis

Skin cancer is diagnosed by physical examination and biopsy. Find out more about mole checks and how skin cancer is diagnosed.

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Eye cancer

Eye cancer develops when abnormal cells in the eye grow and divide uncontrollably. Eye cancer can be hard to treat, but it is rare in Australia.

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The truth about skin cancer

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in Australia, but there are many myths about this deadly disease. Here's the truth behind 5 of the more common ones.

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Should I be tested for skin cancer?

Everyone can be at some risk of developing skin cancer and the risks increase as you grow older. Find out here about how and why tests for skin cancer are carried out.

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What causes skin cancer?

The majority of skin cancers in Australia are caused by exposure to ultraviolet radiation in sunlight. Find out what can cause skin cancer.

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Cancer

Cancer is a condition where cells in a specific part of the body grow and reproduce uncontrollably. Read about the different types and symptoms.

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