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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Health checks for women
A guide to routine health checks and tests for women, including mammogram, bowel cancer screening, blood pressure and more.
Manage your health in your 50s
Once you’re in your 50s, you need to be aware of the health conditions that increasingly affect people at this age. Learn how to reduce your risks and to manage your health at this stage of life.