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Revolutionary blood tests can determine if you have deadly melanoma skin cancer

A REVOLUTIONARY new way to diagnose melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, could be available within five years.

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Queenslanders defying warnings to slip, slop and slap

QUEENSLANDERS are snubbing sun cancer warnings as the latest data from Queensland Health shows more than half admit to being recently sunburnt.

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Female partners can help facilitate early melanoma detection in men over 50, research shows

Men over 50 have a higher risk than the general population of developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, so they need to keep a sharp eye out for signs of the disease.

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Sunscreen should not be seen as a beauty product

Melanoma UK is deeply concerned about NHS England’s plans to remove a number of medicines from being prescribable which they deem ‘low priority’ (The Pharmaceutical Journal online, 29 March 2017). The suggestion that sunscreen has “little clinical value” is something that we take great exception to.

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