Dialog Box

Conditions in focus


Melanoma typically develops in the skin as a growth of abnormal melanocyte cells. Melanoma is usually caused by melanocytes being over exposed to UV rays, particularly with sunburn and especially during childhood. The effect is cumulative. The more exposure over time, the higher the risk of melanoma.



Upcoming Events

March Against Melanoma 2015


Next year's March Against Melanoma will be held on Sunday, 1 March 2015.


The Melbourne event will start from the Kings Domain in the Botanical Gardens.


Register now! 


Meet our Ambassadors

Dr Joanna McMillan


People often do not realise that the way they eat has a dramaticeffect on their skin health. Being a healthy skin ambassador helps me to spread the message of good nutrition for our skin from the inside out.

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