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Skin care during cancer treatment (fact sheet)

Provides information on possible side effects on skin from cancer treatments and therapies, with hints on how to care for your skin and how to deal with any problems.

Cancer type: Skin Cancer / Melanoma
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Managing symptoms and side effects, Treatment options
Targeting: Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2010

Last updated on this website:
09-07-2015

By: Cancer Council SA
 

Understanding Skin Cancer (SA) (booklet)

Provides information for South Australians on types of skin cancer, prevention, who is at risk, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and related motions.

Cancer type: Skin Cancer / Melanoma
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Disease stages, Managing symptoms and side effects, Strategies to reduce cancer risk, Treatment options, Work and Cancer
Targeting: General Public, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2012

Last updated on this website:
09-07-2015

By: Cancer Council SA
 

Being SunSmart in Victoria (VIC) (fact sheet)

Provides information on skin cancer, sun protection, ensuring sufficient vitamin D, understanding UV levels and risks in Victoria.

Cancer type: Skin Cancer / Melanoma
Written for: Children 0-12 years, Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: General Public, Organisations, staff /or health professionals

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2013

Last updated on this website:
09-07-2015

By: Cancer Council VIC
 

Skin cancer: Spot the difference (VIC) (leaflet)

Provides information on early detection of skin cancers, including images of skin cancers, warning signs and harmless spots.

Cancer type: Skin Cancer / Melanoma
Written for: Children 0-12 years, Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: General Public, Organisations, staff /or health professionals

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2011

Last updated on this website:
09-07-2015

By: Cancer Council VIC
 

Solariums and tanning (VIC)

Solariums use ultraviolet (UV) radiation to give people a tan. The major cause of skin cancer is exposure to UV radiation from the sun or artificial UV radiation from solariums and sunlamps.

Cancer type: Skin Cancer / Melanoma
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: General Public, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2012

Last updated on this website:
09-07-2015

By: Cancer Council VIC
 

Shade (VIC) (fact sheet)

Shade is a practical, user-friendly form of sun protection. Well-designed and positioned shade can significantly reduce UV exposure as well as create cool, comfortable spaces.

Cancer type: Skin Cancer / Melanoma
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: General Public

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2014

Last updated on this website:
09-07-2015

By: Cancer Council VIC
 

Protect your farm's most important asset: you (VIC) (poster)

If you work outside you are at risk. Two out of every three Australians will get skin cancer before the age of 70, leading to almost 1900 deaths each year. In Victoria, around 400 people will lose their lives to skin cancer each year. The good news is most skin cancers can be prevented. Exposure to the sun’s UV radiation is a major hazard for anybody who spends long periods of time outdoors.

Cancer type: Skin Cancer / Melanoma
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: General Public

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2012

Last updated on this website:
09-07-2015

By: Cancer Council VIC
 

Early detection of skin cancer (VIC) (fact sheet)

If found early, most skin cancer can be successfully treated. However if not treated, skin cancer can be fatal. It's important to get to know your skin and what is normal for you so changes will be quickly noticed. Skin cancer is often visible (but rarely painful) making it easier to detect early. Don't just rely on an annual skin check to detect any suspicious spots.

Cancer type: Skin Cancer / Melanoma
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff
Targeting: General Public, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2012

Last updated on this website:
09-07-2015

By: Cancer Council VIC
 

Consumer guide to skin clinics (VIC) (fact sheet)

Unlike most cancers, skin cancer is often visible, making it easier to detect early. If you notice any new spots or changes in the colour, size or shape of existing spots, see your general practitioner (GP) as soon as possible.Early detection is crucial. Most Victorian skin cancers can be successfully treated if detected early.

Cancer type: Skin Cancer / Melanoma
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff
Targeting: General Public

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2012

Last updated on this website:
09-07-2015

By: Cancer Council VIC
 

Melanoma (fact sheet)

An overview of melanoma including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

Cancer type: Skin Cancer / Melanoma
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Treatment options
Targeting: General Public, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2013

Last updated on this website:
11-06-2015

By: Cancer Australia
 

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