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Skin Cancer in Australia: How to Protect Yourself From the Sun

As the leading type of cancer experienced by almost 2 in 3 Australians by the age of 70,  skin cancer poses common health problems and the need to take extra precautions. However, what makes someone more likely to develop skin cancer, and what types of precautions can be taken to protect oneself from the sun’s harmful rays? Who Is Most At Risk for Developing Skin Cancer in Australia?  The leading cause of skin cancer in Australia is due to the high levels of UV radiation that occurs throughout the year. Older ...
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Fighting Skin Cancer

Skin cancer the most common types of cancers, especially for those living in Australia. This is due in part to the fact that there is a high proportion of fair-skinned individuals combined with a tropical and sub-tropical sun that is almost consistently shining. Approximately 2 out of every 3 Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the time they reach 70 years of age, however fortunately the majority of these are the less serious “non-melanoma” skin cancers. Australia has the unfortunate distinction of having the highest rate of melanoma ...
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