Skin Cancer Awareness News & Information

Sunscreen Myths & Facts: What The Researchers Say

Can sunscreen cause cancer? Does it decrease your vitamin D? Here is a critical look at the biggest sunscreen myths (and facts) out there today.

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The New Sunscreen Research That You Need To Know About

Australia’s sun safety organisations changed their policy on sunscreen after a major review of the evidence. Here's what you need to know.

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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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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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Skin Cancer and Winter Care

Contrary to popular belief, you still need UV protection in certain winter conditions. Sun damage is cumulative, so even a little bit can build up.

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How to Care for Your Sunburn

If you live in Australia, you’re likely to have experienced the effects of sunburn at least once in your life. So what exactly is sunburn?

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Skin Cancer Statistics in Australia

Melanoma is the life-threatening cancer and is the third most common cancer in Australians. Find out more here..

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Sun Protection For Babies, Toddlers And Children

Childhood is a vulnerable time when exposure to UV radiation is more likely to contribute to skin cancer in later life.

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How To Check Your Skin For Skin Cancer

How to thoroughly check your skin for skin cancer. Set aside at least 10 minutes of your time. Don’t rush your check..

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What Is The Best Type Of Sunscreen?

Do you really know if your sunscreen protects you against the sun’s harmful effects? We look into elements you should consider when buying sunscreen.

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Chelsea Is A Skin Cancer Survivor, And Here Is Her Story

The inspiring story of Chelsea and her blog, Adventures With My Enemy Melanoma, which helped her deal with the challenge of skin cancer.

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