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Business hosts march to end melanoma

Source: Mandurah Mail, February 2017

The Skin Clinic in Halls Head will host a free skin check day, as well as a Melanoma March to raise awareness and support in fighting the debilitating disease.

Melanoma WA founder Clinton Heal visited the clinic to talk with skin specialists and clients about the clinic’s important place in the community.

“This is a specialized, direct service that’s open to everyone,” Mr Heal said.

“It used to be a fairly laborious process – your GP would check, and then probably refer you to someone.

The Skin Clinic is a direct, affordable way for people to get checked.”

In 2005, at the age of 22, Mr Heal was diagnosed with a stage 4 metastatic melanoma, and given a 10 per cent chance of surviving two years.

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