Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Skin Cancer Action Week: 18 - 24 November

Summer is here, the sun is fierce, and the Cancer Council Australia is asking everyone to watch their backs - literally. Two in three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the time they are 70. The good news is that skin cancer, including melanoma, is largely preventable and the earlier it’s caught the better the chance of survival. “Look for new moles or any change in shape, colour or size of a mole or spot. Visit your doctor if you notice any change.”

 JCU Library has some interesting resources on the identification, treatment and prevention of skin cancers:

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