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Recent media suggestions that the TGA does not adequately test sunscreens is incorrect, the TGA says The reports have expressed concern about the safety and efficacy of certain sunscreen products …

More than 200 sunburn cases were treated by Victorian emergency departments in a single year, prompting warnings to use sun protection ahead of Australia Day tomorrow. Data from the Victorian …

Melanoma rates are still growing, new data shows A recent analysis of the Victorian Cancer Registry melanoma data from 1985 to 2015 shows that the rate of melanoma continues to …

Fewer Australians are using hats to protect themselves from the sun and, as a result, are getting sunburnt on their face, head, nose or ears, Cancer Council research shows. The …

Around 30% of Generation Y are still actively suntanning, according to a recent study involving 1,500 Australians. Associate Professor Saxon Smith, a dermatologist at the Royal North Shore Hospital of …

The risk genes for several autoimmune diseases, including multiple sclerosis, are regulated by vitamin D in particular immune cells, new research has found – but that doesn’t mean most Australians …

New recommendations by national peak health bodies aim to provide clearer and simpler advice to Australians on how they can balance the need for sun protection to reduce skin cancer …

A new health economics analysis has revealed that regular supplementation with Insolar, a vitamin B3 derivative produced by Blackmores, which can reduce the risk of new skin cancers significantly, potentially …

Australians are ignoring our safe sun exposure policies and sunsmart advice—and recent AMA research demonstrates we are actually using less sunscreen than Europeans. According to AMA (NSW) president Dr Saxon …

KU Leuven researchers have zeroed in on what makes cancer cells in melanoma so aggressive – and succeeded in taming the effect in cell cultures. Melanoma is notoriously quick to …

Many people understand that melanoma is a frequently diagnosed cancer in Australia – but most underestimate how serious the disease is. “There’s a general misconception about the severity of melanoma …

New research released by Cancer Council on World Cancer Day today (4 Feb) shows that approximately 430,000 more Australian adults are getting sunburned on the weekend than they were four …