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Squamous cell carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a common skin cancer. It can spread if not treated, so you should see a doctor if you have symptoms.

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Bowen's 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.

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Skin

Skin covers your body and has many important functions. It protects you from weather and infection, and helps to control your body temperature. Learn more about your skin and how to keep it healthy.

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The truth about skin cancer

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in Australia, but myths persist about this deadly disease. Here, the truth behind 5 of the more common myths.

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Mouth cancer

Mouth cancer is a common cancer and affects the tongue, lips, cheeks or soft palate. An early diagnosis increases the chances of successful treatment.

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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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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.

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Oesophageal cancer

Oesophageal cancer develops in the ‘tube’ between the throat and the stomach. It’s a very serious condition and important to know the risk factors.

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Bladder cancer

Bladder cancer affects about 3,000 Australians annually and is commoner in people over 60 and in men. It can be treated if found early.

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Lung cancer

Lung cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. Learn about the causes and symptoms of, and treatments for, this serious disease.

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