Links to articles about radiation and radiation therapy.
CT scans and radiation exposure in children and young people
Information on CT scans and radiation exposure in children and young people.
CT scans - information for referrers
Provides doctors requesting CT scans with information regarding CT related radiation in children and young people.
What is an oncologist?
An oncologist investigates, diagnoses and treats people with cancer or suspected cancer. There are 3 main types: surgical, medical and radiation oncologists.
An x-ray uses radiation to create a picture inside of the body. The x-ray beam is absorbed differently by various structures in the body to create the image.
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.
Radiotherapy and other cancer treatments
Radiotherapy uses radiation to damage cancer cells and stop them from reproducing. It can be used by itself or combined with other cancer treatments. Find out more by reading our partner pages.
Sunburn and sun protection
All people are at risk of sunburn, and young children can get seriously burnt in less than 30 minutes. Here's how to avoid and treat sunburn.
Look after yourself this Australia Day
This Australia Day, use these handy and practical tips to ensure you enjoy the sun and snags, while avoiding any alcohol-related misadventure.
Hot weather risks and staying cool
Australia's a 'sunburnt country' where hot days and heatwaves can stress the body. Here's how to stay cool and hydrated.