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Black Salve or Cansema : Medieval Quackery?

Black Salve has been touted as a cancer cure for many years yet it has never gained any credibility with the medical world. Last week the Daily Mail in the Uk published an article showing horrific outcomes from a lady using Black Salve. Click the image to see the...

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Why the Qld Sun is so Dangerous

Queensland is considered to be one of the most beautiful destinations in Australia and is blessed with gorgeous reefs, sun-kissed beaches, national parks and much more. The Gold Coast is one of the most popular surfing destinations and the Great Barrier Reef...

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Vitamin D Levels Linked to Skin Cancers

The Confusing Role Of Vitamin D – The Good & The Bad At Molescreen PDT it is our job to screen, diagnose and treat our patient’s skin for skin cancers. As Queensland is the skin cancer capital of the world, this is an endemic problem here in Brisbane and the rest...

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Swimming & Skin Cancer: Be Careful

Even spending a short time in the sun can cause irreversible damage to your skin. For swimmers, the combination of skin-baring swimwear and bright midday sun — when the sun is most intense and local beaches and pools are busiest — can be very harmful to the skin....

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Play Sport? Cover Up

Nobody would deny that keeping fit and healthy is the way to live these days. Outdoor sport and outdoor fitness training however need precautions in Queensland, the skin cancer capital of the world and probably the outdoor exercise capital of the world. Ultraviolet...

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Is A Tan A Sign Of Healthy Skin in Queensland?

No, it isn’t. A suntan is the way your skin defends itself after being exposed to UV radiation. Yes the sun’s ultraviolet radiation(UV) is the best source of vitamin D but a tan is a sign you have had too much and once you have been sunburnt(often this happens before...

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Hugh Jackman’s Skin Cancer

Hugh’s By No Means A Prime Candidate For Skin Cancer As reported here, Hugh Jackman has previously had 4 Basal Cell Carcinomas removed from his shoulder. The world is full of celebrities that just want to milk the limelight and give nothing back, particularly...

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Graphic Selfies of a Woman With Skin Cancer

Photo credits to http://www.buzzfeed.com/ In the hopes of drawing attention to the damaging and life-threatening effects of tanning, 27 year old Tawny Willoughby shared a picture on Facebook showing what skin cancer treatment can potentially look like. The image,...

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Dear 16 Year Old Me, I Have Skin Cancer

https://youtu.be/_4jgUcxMezM This poignant video now has 9,504,948 views. Created by the David Cornfield Melanoma Fund, “Dear 16 Year Old Me” features a series of melanoma survivors as well as family members and friends of some people who didn’t survive,...

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How to Check Your Own Skin For Changes

Skin cancer is a major public health issue in Australia and Queensland records the highest rates of melanocytic and non-melanocytic skin cancer (NMSC) in the world. Over 10,000 cases of melanoma are diagnosed each year in Australia, with 25 percent of those Queensland...

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Barnaby Joyce – Melanoma

An article published here in the Courier Mail last week, written by Barnaby Joyce, tells his story of recently discovering melanoma, this is his conclusion: So here is my tip. Go get yourself checked out. If you claim that marvellous Celtic heritage do it...

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Cancer Queensland’s Guide to Avoiding Skin Cancer

Around 30 Australians are diagnosed with melanoma every day and more than 1,200 die from the disease each year. However, skin cancer, unlike many cancers, is largely preventable. Most Australians need sun protection when the UV index is three or above. The...

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A Classic Example Of How The Sun Damages Your Skin

Queenslanders Need To Understand What The Sun Is Doing To Their Skin “The photograph has made a lot of people think twice about not wearing sun cream.”C https://youtu.be/d2AxWOa3290 To learn more about PDT please click here. If you are concerned about your skin,...

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How PDT Can Treat Sun Damaged Skin

Most Queenslanders Over The Age Of 35 Have Sun Damaged Skin We all care about our looks to a certain degree but even if you aren’t at all self conscious about your skin if you grew up in Australia, particularly Queensland and are over 35, you will likely have sun...

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The Difficulty Of Melanoma Assessment

It is very difficult to pick a melanoma from it’s appearance to the naked eye. One of these is a melanoma, the other is not. Using the ABCDE tool each would be determined to be a melanoma. (A = Asymmetric, B = Border is notched or irregular, C = more than 4...

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