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Sun exposure gets personal with wearable UV sensors

Managing vitamin absorption and avoiding sun damage could soon be as simple as slipping on a bracelet thanks to new […]

Baldness caused by alopecia could soon be treatable

Baldness caused by alopecia areata could soon be treated safely and effectively, after an international University of Melbourne-led trial found […]

Sunscreen reduces melanoma risk by 40 per cent in young people

Melanoma is the most common cancer diagnosed in Australian men aged 25-49 years and second most common cancer in women […]

World-first blood test to detect deadly melanoma in early stage patients

Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers have developed the world’s first blood test capable of detecting melanoma in its early stages, […]

Evidence drives sweeping changes to melanoma treatment recommendations

Updated national clinical guidelines recommend not performing major lymph node surgery routinely for low-volume melanoma in lymph nodes, and active […]

App an effective tool to record sun exposure

A smartphone app is an accessible tool that reliably measures the amount of exposure to the sun’s skin-damaging ultra-violet radiation, […]
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New needle device to revolutionise biopsies and reduce scarring

With at least two in three Australians diagnosed with skin cancer before the age of 70, monitoring moles and skin […]

‘Doctor Google’ could help curb melanoma

Scientists have found a surprising link between internet searches about melanoma and the number of officially confirmed cases. A team […]

Number of Australians living with or beyond cancer to surge 72% by 2040

The number of Australians living with or beyond cancer is expected to increase by a staggering 72% in the next […]

Aspirin added to cancer drug improves effectiveness

Adding aspirin to some existing cancer drugs could increase their effectiveness against a group of tumours resistant to treatment, new […]