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Skin cancer prevention

For best protection against skin cancer, we recommend a combination of sun protection measures. Find out how skin cancer can be prevented.

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The 5 biggest sunscreen mistakes people make

Around 2.7 million Australians get sunburnt every weekend, according to the Cancer Council. Here are the biggest mistakes people make using sunscreen.

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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.

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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.

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Albinism

Albinism is a group of genetic conditions. People with albinism have no or very little colour in their hair, skin and eyes so sun protection is vital.

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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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Hot weather risks and staying cool

We live in a sunburnt country where hot days and heatwaves can stress our bodies. Here's how to stay cool and hydrated.

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The truth about skin cancer

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in Australia, but there are many myths about this deadly disease. Here's the truth behind 5 of the more common ones.

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Rickets

Rickets is a bone disease, usually a result of low vitamin D levels, that causes soft and weak bones. It occurs in children and, occasionally, teenagers.

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What causes skin cancer?

The majority of skin cancers in Australia are caused by exposure to ultraviolet radiation in sunlight. Find out what can cause skin cancer.

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