Moles are small marks that appear on your skin - but they need to be watched. Here’s how to check for them, what to look for and when to see a doctor.
Skin cancer diagnosis
Skin cancer is diagnosed by physical examination and biopsy. Find out more about mole checks and how skin cancer is diagnosed.
Skin tags are small growths on the skin that look a bit like warts. They are harmless and generally painless, but if a skin tag is bothering you, you should consult your doctor.
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.
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.
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 cancer symptoms
Become familiar with the look of your skin, so you pick up any changes that might suggest a skin cancer. Find out about skin cancer symptoms.
Essential screening tests for men
Screening tests or health checks aim to pick up health problems early in people who don't have any symptoms of disease. Read about tests men might need.
Bowen's disease is an early form of skin cancer. There are good treatments available, but don't ignore it since it can spread and become more serious.
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.