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.
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.
Moles on the skin need to be watched. Read more about mole removal, types and checks.
Should I be checked for skin cancer?
Anyone can develop skin cancer and the risks increase as you grow older. Read on to find out how you can get a skin check to reduce your cancer risk.
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.
Sun protection — infographic
If you need to go outside in the sun, it's important to protect you and your children's skin to reduce the risk of skin cancer. This infographic shows the sun protection measures you should take.
There are a number of different types of cancer. Find out about symptoms, treatment and how cancer can change the body.
What you should know about breast cancer in young women
This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, learn how to spot the signs and symptoms of breast cancer — particularly if you're too young for routine mammograms.
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC)
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common but least dangerous type of skin cancer. Learn about BCC symptoms here and know when to see your doctor.
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.