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 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 melanoma
Skin cancer and melanoma occurs when skin cells grow abnormally, usually from too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun.
Should I be checked 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.
Cancer is a condition where cells grow and multiply uncontrollably. Read about different types of cancers and their symptoms.
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.
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.