Skin Cancer Clinics

Cancer Council Australia recommends a skin cancer check once a year by a qualified doctor. Our skin cancer checks are conducted by an experienced doctor with meticulous attention to detail and enough time for a thorough assessment.


Sydney Skin Cancer Checks

When you book a skin check with Specialist Clinics of Australia it involves much more than a professional eye looking at your skin. It involves pre-assessment, detailed physical skin cancer check and post-assessment plans.

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Skin Cancer Treatment

In the case of cancer early intervention is key. The specific type of cancer and its location determine the treatment method, which might involve cryotherapy, radiation therapy, chemotherapy or surgery.

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Types of Skin Cancer

There are three main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma (BCC), squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and malignant melanoma. The most dangerous of these is the malignant melanoma, which is predominantly caused by the sun’s UVA radiation.

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Risk Factors

There are many different risk factors that could make you more predisposed to skin cancer. Some of the most common risk factors include personal or family history, moles, skin type, regular sun exposure and sunburn history.

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Skin Cancer Prevention

The risk of developing skin cancer can be reduced through a number of measures including: decreasing indoor tanning and midday sun exposure, increasing the use of sunscreen and avoiding the use of tobacco products.

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Self Checks

It’s important to check your skin at home in between annual professional skin cancer checks. We recommend doing this every 1-3 months, depending on your history and risk factors. Contact our Skin Cancer Doctor if you find anything suspicious.

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Our Expert

Dr Ahmad Sayed Hasanien MBBCh FRACGP

Skin Cancer, Specialist Injectables

Dr Sayed found passion in the skin cancer speciality when he diagnosed his first skin cancer case. Having seen the life-saving impact the early diagnosis had on his patient inspired him to continue in the area and specialise in skin cancer.

He was awarded a certificate in Dermoscopy & Surgical Skin Cancer at the Skin Cancer College Australasia (SCCA) in 2013 and 2015. He also gained a Diploma Of Dermoscopy at the Skin Cancer College Australasia (SCCA) in 2015.

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Book your examination at our Sydney skin cancer clinic

Take the hassle out of your skin cancer check-up. Our experts provide thorough examinations with the latest skin screening technology such as molescope to track and monitor your moles over time. Repeat appointment reminders are standard so you don’t neglect to respect your skin!

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Skin Cancer News

Skin Care is In, Tanning is Out

According to beauty editors and male grooming experts, the Cancer Council's message that tanning isn't healthy is finally catching on.

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What to Expect from your Skin Cancer Check

Weather is no excuse to postpone a skin cancer check. Early intervention saves lives, and your skin cancer check can be a positive learning opportunity.

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Online UV Index to Help You Stay Sun Safe

How much more should we protect ourselves from the sun’s harmful UV rays in Spring? ARPANSA developed a daily Ultraviolet Radiation Index to help you.

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Survey Reveals that Men Aren’t Recognising Risks for Skin Cancer

Less than one-in-three Australian men (32%) consider themselves at high risk of skin cancer, despite 82% reporting at least one risk factor.

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