360uv Specialist

Protecting Yourself – Top Tips

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in Australia and it’s impact is felt on both young and old.  To reduce your risk of skin cancer, protect yourself in 5 ways:

1. Seek shade

2. Put on a broad-brimmed hat that shades your face, neck and ears

3. Wear sun protective clothing that covers as much of your body as possible. Long sleeved shirts with a collar, and longer style pants or skirts are good for sun protection. Fabric of clothing needs to have a tight […]

Skin Cancer Rates Continue To Rise

The Canberra Times reports on the growing rate of skin cancer cases in Australia.

Australia has the highest incidence of skin cancer in the world and the rate continues to increase alarmingly, research to be presented to the annual meeting of the Australasian College of Dermatologists in Brisbane on Monday says.

The research found skin cancers account for 80 per cent of all newly diagnosed cancers in Australia. The rate of skin cancers in Australia is nearly four times greater than Britain, the United States and Canada.

Director […]