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Skin cancer: If in doubt, check it out.

Dr Phillip Artemi
20 November 2012


Imagine if you could stand in front of the mirror and examine your brain, breast tissue or prostate, or if you were able to ask your partner to check your pancreas or kidneys.

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Being SunSmart has never been more fashionable!

Cairin Conway
9 October 2012


This summer JASONGRECH has designed the Savvy Chic dress to help fashionistas beat the burn while looking smoking hot! We had a great time at the JASONGRECH studios shooting the dress for various looks including a casual summer barbeque and the races by adding parasols, sunnies and a floppy hat! Check out some of the footage here.

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How worried should we be about nanoparticles in sunscreen?

Terry Slevin
23 May 2012


We have known for more than 30 years that excessive sun exposure increases skin cancer risk. Research published in 1999 showed that systematic use of sunscreen in an adult Queensland population (the “Nambour study”) reduced the incidence of squamous cell carcinoma, the second most common form of the disease, by about 40% and in 2003 they showed sunscreen use retarded the growth of solar keratosis.

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World leading research confirms regular sunscreen use can prevent melanoma

Terry Slevin
20 December 2010


Groundbreaking research, conducted in Australia and published this week in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, has demonstrated for the first time that regular sunscreen use can prevent the most deadly form of skin cancer, melanoma.

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