Tag: melanoma

Unfortunately, men are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than women, with one in two men diagnosed at some point in their lifetime. Bowel cancer, melanoma and lung cancer are three of the  most common cancers in Australia, however, men are considerably more likely to be diagnosed and die from these cancers.  Men’s Health Week is June 13 – […]

Checking for signs of melanoma is important as it can spread to other parts of the body. Learn how to spot it.

In recognition of World Melanoma Awareness Month, we call on golfers to remember the importance of sun protection.

A jagged scar on Stacey’s right leg is a constant reminder of her melanoma diagnosis and the importance of sun protection for her kids.

Sophie’s Story. Saturday 7 December is National Patio Day — a chance to gather your family, friends and loved ones under your patio and celebrate the first Saturday of summer in style while also raising vital funds and awareness for Cancer Council. Cancer Council Ambassador Sophie Hughes knows all too well how a cancer diagnosis […]

Diona Damian

Cancer Council NSW helped fund one of the biggest discoveries in skin cancer research – that vitamin B3 can help reduce non-melanoma skin cancers. Five years after this grant ended, we have caught up with lead researcher, Professor Diona Damian, to hear the latest on her pioneering work. It all began in 2008, when Cancer […]