Archive for posts tagged with 'skin cancer'

Melanoma most common cancer in young Queenslanders

Health & Fitness

Melanoma most common cancer in young Queenslanders

Cancer Council has issued an urgent warning for Queenslanders under 35, with the latest figures showing melanoma is…

One in two outdoor workers miss out on sun protection

Health & Fitness

One in two outdoor workers miss out on sun protection

Outdoor workers often do physically demanding jobs, whether laying bricks or rolling bitumen to keep our cars on the…

Surfers Paradise

Health & Fitness

Deadliest skin cancer most common in Queensland

It’s the world’s deadliest skin cancer, and many Queenslanders are unaware it even exists, writes Katie Clif…

Skin cancer

Health & Fitness

Hey mole, I’m looking at you

How’s your skin looking? Katie Clift from Cancer Council Queensland wants to know. Not just... is it clean, is…

Still using solariums? Think twice

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Still using solariums? Think twice

In just five months, you won’t be able to walk into a salon anywhere in Queensland to use a solarium, writes Katie…

Don’t believe everything a fitness brand tells you

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Don’t believe everything a fitness brand tells you

Whether it’s snapping selfies of your latest ‘clean eats’, buying up big on the newest fitness fashion trend or…

Do you live in a melanoma hotspot?

Health & Fitness

Do you live in a melanoma hotspot?

Cancer Council Queensland has just released a report detailing the Sunshine State’s melanoma hotspots. The…

Professor Adele Green

Brisbane Extra

Walking on sunshine

Brisbane Person of the Year candidate Professor Adele Green has been leading the fight against skin cancer for nearly…

Melanomas found to run in the family

Health & Fitness

Melanomas found to run in the family

A Cancer Council Queensland funded research project has found certain genes can make people susceptible to higher…

Beauty is skin deep, says cancer campaign

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Beauty is skin deep, says cancer campaign

A new skin cancer campaign is using the message ‘health is beauty’ to promote sun safety in Queensland A new sun…

Be beach safe this summer

Family Friendly

Be beach safe this summer

Australians love visiting the beach but it can be a very dangerous place – here we list the most common hazards an…

Getting a “healthy” tan – not as easy as it seems

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Getting a “healthy” tan – not as easy as it seems

There’s a myriad of ways to get that bronzed, glowing look for summer – but what is actually the safest,…

Be sun smart: A new slant on slip slop slap

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Be sun smart: A new slant on slip slop slap

The loveable minions from the Despicable Me franchise have joined Stephanie Rice in educating Australian children to…

Brisbane to host Melanoma experts

City Talk

Brisbane to host Melanoma experts

Brisbane will host up to 1500 of the world’s leading Melanoma and skin cancer experts in 2017. Queensland has the highes…