Moles on the skin need to be watched. Read more about mole removal, types and checks.
Removing benign skin lesions
Skin lesions are lumps found on or just below your skin. Surgery is the only reliable way to remove skin lesions. Find out more about how this surgery is performed and if there are any alternatives.
Skin tags (acrochordons)
Skin tags are small growths on the skin. Most are harmless and generally don’t cause pain, but if one is bothering you, ask your doctor about removal.
Skin is your largest organ. It helps to control your body temperature and protects you from infections. Learn more about your skin and how to keep it healthy.
Should I be checked for skin cancer?
Anyone can develop skin cancer and the risks increase as you grow older. Read on to find out how you can get a skin check to reduce your cancer risk.
Skin cancer and melanoma
Skin cancer and melanoma occurs when skin cells grow abnormally, usually from too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun.
Cancer is a condition where cells grow and multiply uncontrollably. Read about different types of cancers and their symptoms.
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC)
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common type of skin cancer. Most BCCs are curable and cause minimal damage when caught and treated early.
Essential screening tests for men
Screening tests are health checks that aim to pick up health problems early in people who don't have symptoms of disease.
Learn about the different types of sunscreen and how it works to protect you from the damaging effects of the sun.