Skin cancer diagnosis
Skin cancer is diagnosed by physical examination and biopsy. Find out more about mole checks and how skin cancer is diagnosed.
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.
Skin cancer and melanomas
Skin cancer is mainly caused by exposure to sun. Most skin cancers can be successfully treated if found early, but you need to know what to look for.
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.
Skin cancer symptoms
Become familiar with the look of your skin, so you pick up any changes that might suggest a skin cancer. Find out about skin cancer symptoms.
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.
Skin cancer treatment
In choosing a treatment option, your doctor will consider your age and general health, the type and size of cancer. Find out about treatment options for skin cancer.
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.
Just diagnosed with skin cancer
If diagnosed and treated early, melanoma is more than 90% curable. Learn about possible treatment options, questions to bring to your doctor and where to go for support.
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.